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05/28/2012 09:06 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Grandma Rocked Bikinis: Vintage Swimsuit Photographs Of Real People With Style (PHOTOS)

Last week, we took a look back at some of our favorite swimsuit style icons, like Raquel Welch, Marilyn Monroe and Christie Brinkley. Of course, these famous faces all looked amazing in their swimsuits, but most most 60-something-year-old women can't exactly pull off a red bikini à la Helen Mirren.

How do mere mortals look in comparison? To find out, we raided the Flickr Commons archives to find out how real people wore bathing suits throughout the 20th century.

Turns out, they look pretty great. What do you think of these looks?

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BEFORE YOU GO
Vintage Swimsuit Style (PHOTOS)
PHOTO GALLERY
Vintage Swimsuit Style (PHOTOS)

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