Interesting historical details are revealed throughout the narrative, such as the description of the neck to knee bathing costumes
worn by both men and women, or Nipper considering leaving school and going to work full time at the age of 12.
It's a provocative 35-minute piece, with vintage bathing costumes
, whimsical wordplay and an exotic soundtrack by Umm Kultum (a mid-20th Century Egyptian singer of Arabian classical music), Alva Noto (a contemporary German musician and composer) and West Side Story composer Leonard Bernstein.
The bathing costumes
were found not to present such a threat and what has been known here as the "burquini" issue is over for the time being.
The picture was taken in Nice on Tuesday after several French towns banned burkinis - the modest bathing costumes
worn by some Muslim women.
In one, he writes, 'I'd like to see you in one of those new-fangled, two-piece bathing costumes
- top and bottom.
Meanwhile, back in Liverpool the search was on for Liverpool's Personality Girl - the Miss Liverpool contest prized grooming, speech and deportment and required girls to dress in afternoon frocks rather than bathing costumes
don't get near my double-oh-sevens unless they're of the expansive, full coverage variety that could double as a tent for a family of four in an emergency situation.
And you never got lifeguards in red bathing costumes
jogging along the beach on the East Coast in quite the same way as David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson.
There are a hardy minority of swimmers who swim in only their normal bathing costumes
but for safety reasons beginners are advised to always wear a wetsuit.
I can remember we all had to wear patent leather indoor shoes, do gym in bathing costumes
and go swimming in the nearby pool which was always freezing cold.
Chanel had the bathing costumes
knitted, and the ballerinas' swimming caps were created from soft antelope skin.
Swimmers are prohibited from wearing bathing costumes
in public places.