The Perfect Little Black Swimsuit April 20 2016

A new exhibit just opened at the St. Louis History Museum called The Little Black Dress: From Mourning to Night.

It traces the history of the little black dress from it's early roots as strictly funeral wear, to the wardrobe staple it is today. By showcasing the dresses of Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Geoffrey Beene- just to name a few- the exhibit provides a visual history of the evolution of the LBD.

The museum portrays the LBD as timeless, elegant and sophisticated. The exhibit got us thinking about black in the world of swimwear. Specifically, that as much as we invent and reinvent swimsuits, there is something about the simple elegance of a black swimsuit that never gets old. If you find yourself in the St. Louis-metropolitan area, walking around the exhibit is a great way to spend a weekend afternoon.

In the mean time, you can satiate your LBD craving with these favorite LBS (Little Black Suits!)

the anastasia ruffle maillotroxanne bandeau bikini

Want a little more coverage? We even have a swimwear appropriate LBD!