"WOMAN ARRESTED FOR INDECENCY WEARING THIS SWIMSUIT IN 1907."
Annette Kellerman (pictured above) designed the first practical woman's swimsuit. “I may as well be swimming in chains,” she complained. Before long, she had created her own line of women's swimwear, when there really was no such thing, and long before celebrities regularly leveraged their fame to sell clothes. The “Annette Kellerman" was the first modern swimsuit for women.