From Wool to Wow: A Century of Vancouver Beach Style

Dip into historical summer swimwear by the water’s edge!

Join costume historian Ivan Sayers for a live fashion show and lecture on the evolution of swimwear in Vancouver. From bathing costumes to bikinis, explore how bathing suit styles have fluctuated from the modest to the more revealing.

Don’t miss this opportunity to also view the Vancouver Maritime Museum’s summer exhibition, Babes & Bathers: History of the Swimsuit.


Location: Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1A2

Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Doors open at 6:00 pm – arrive early to view the Babes & Bathers exhibition!

Cost: $22 (VMM members) / $25 (non-members)


Limited seating available. Advance ticket purchase required.