01/22/2012 11:20 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Esther Williams' Swimsuit, 1944: A Look Back

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is American actress and former Olympic swimmer Esther Williams sitting by a pool in 1944. Don't you wish swimsuits like this were still for sale?

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Take a look out our previous A Look Back photos in the slideshow below.

A Look Back