In the dead Soviet period women mostly wore puritan bathsuits but with the breath of reformation or so-called “perestroika” they began to look provocative. Although they had their own charm.
Soviet terry bathsuits didn’t look good and added some extra volume.
The element of a Soviet bathsuit – button!
Crimea 1961. It was easy to lose the top while bathing…
Dunai river 1969
Neptune Day 1975
Morning exercises 1985
Members of the Leningrad shaping club “Olympus” 1988
Miss USSR – 89 – third place Yekaterina Mescheryakova (Perm)
Ilmira Shamsutdinova, second place at competition “Pearl of Russia” 1991
Synchronized swimmer, 1994
Models demostrate bathsuits from a Russian designer Alexander Ovchinnikov, 1995