In the 1920's bathing suits started to become more revealing. Back then meaning showing off one's arms and legs. One piece styled bathing suits that would show off the curves of the in style hour glass figure. Skirts of wool could also be attached to the suit. Woman would wear different sorts of hats and skirts to jazz up their suits on the beach. Anything to add to the flapper style and be known as a ''bathing beauty'' a popular song of the 1920's.