Vintage seems to be one of those trends that will never get old (buh dum chh). Okay, kidding, kind of. But this trend doesn’t go out of style with good reason! The retro styles seem to always make a comeback onto the fashion scene. So make sure to keep an eye out for high waisted bikinis and pinup swimwear in 2014, because it is back and better than ever.
A little back story on where pin up came from and what it really means. In the late 19th century, burlesque performers and actresses used photographic advertisement as business cards to promote themselves. These adverts and business cards could often been found in almost every green room, pinned-up on the wall. Their styles were glaringly obvious and started to form a pattern in fashion. Red lipstick, easy pin curls and victory roll hairstyles and classic fashion and fun prints.
One of the most notable trends in high waisted bikinis and pinup swimwear is the high waisted style. Celebrities like Taylor Swift, Ashley Greene, Kat Graham and many more have been seen out-and-about in this swimsuit style. The high waisted trend mixed with a polka dot design make retro suits remarkably fun.
Check out some of our retro style favorites for 2014.
Seafolly Goddess Indigo Maillot
I love this swimwear style by Seafolly, because it is so simple, yet so fashionably trendy. The silhouette is wonderfully flattering for all body types. With a halter top style (so retro) which ties at the neck and back, the top also features a shelf bra with soft cups. The bottom is boy-short style and it provides full cut coverage at the rear. Check out the video below and see why this is the perfect pin up pick.
Seafolly Goddess Indigo Maillot
Sabz Wonder World Bikini
Animal prints are not only super trendy this swimwear season, but also extremely retro. This bikini features animal/camouflage inspired print which will clearly make you the G.I. Jane of the Jungle (credit to Orchid Boutique alum A.R. for that one). The top is versatile enough to be worn as a bandeau or a halter and ties at the neck and back. The high waisted bottom features ruching detail along the sides for a more flattering fit. Full coverage, fully awesome.
Sabz Betty Boop Pin-Up
This sexy swimsuit barely needs any introduction into the world of pin up swimwear. You can certainly see why this choice fits the mold; heck, may have even created the mold! The bralet top features underwire support and molded cups while tying at the back with adjustable shoulder straps. A fun, flirty ruffle along the bust makes this top retro without a doubt. The high waisted bottom has a separate print which adds a mix of diversity and danger. Factor in the moderate coverage in the bottom and this swimsuit is a stunner for 2014.
Seafolly Bella Rose Chartreuse
This swimsuit has retro tones with a more trendy design feel. It features an underwire style top which has removable straps and removable padding as well. The high waisted bottom ruches at the sides and provides full coverage. This Seafolly suit is one-of-a-kind with the bright beautiful colors, and fun floral print.
Check out the rest of our pin up styles here: http://www.theorchidboutique.com/pinup-swimwear.html