Risque Outfits of the 1920's and 1930's (15 Photos)

It's amazing what was considered risqué back in the day!  However, we wanted to take a look back to the 1920's and 1930's to see at what point certain things were deemed risqué, and how easily those things would pass today!  Here are a few of our favorite examples...

risque vintage outfits, risque 1930, risque 1940

Two women sport their "short shorts" in Toronto in the late 1930s.  These certainly wouldn't be considered short by today's standards, but back then, they stopped traffic!  Hit Next Page to see the rest...

risque vintage outfits, risque 1930, risque 1940

This 1922 photo from Chicago shows two women being arrested for wearing "scandalous" swimsuits that didn't abide by the decency laws of the time.  What a hoot!

 

risque vintage outfits, risque 1930, risque 1940