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Women's Zimmermann 'Steps' swimsuit

Date: 2000
Overall: 730 x 320 mm
Clothing size: 10
Medium: Nylon,elastane (spandex or Lycra)
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Swimsuit
Object No: 00030877
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    This one piece halter neck swimsuit formed part of Zimmermann's summer 2000 collection. Nicole Zimmermann's 'Steps' range juxtaposed retro fabric patterns, inspired by the bold geometric designs of the 1970s Sydney wallpaper queen Florence Broadhurst, with a more modern use of shape and colour.

    SignificanceThis swimsuit is representative of Australian swimwear fashions in 2000, exemplifying the way in which contemporary designers drew upon the past for inspiration.
    HistoryFrom the late 1990s, Australia saw a wave of emerging swimwear labels with styles that were designed to flatter, influenced by trends from the 1940s to 1970s. Dramatic prints were a signature theme. Simmone and Nicky Zimmermann of the Zimmermann label mixed swimwear with resort wear, using unexpected colour combinations to create a feminine look.
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    Web title: Women's Zimmermann 'Steps' swimsuit

    Primary title: Women's one piece halternecks steps brand swimsuit

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