Supermodels In Swimsuits: The Best Of The '70s (SLIDESHOW)

06/12/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

After punishing America with things like disco music, butterfly collars and bean bags, the 1970s went on to redeem itself with classic rock, adorable All-American supermodels like Christie Brinkley and Cheryl Tiegs, and swimsuits that actually flattered women's figures. And because retro swimwear is back in a big way, we turned to that great bible on all things skimpy and scandalous--the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue--for the creme de la creme of '70s swimsuits.

Check out more more Sports Illustrated swimsuits here.

Suggest a correction