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A Century of Swim

Harper's Bazaar Logo By Harper's Bazaar Staff of Harper's Bazaar | Slide 1 of 31: Jane Russell was one of America's very first major sex symbols. The actress proved that a covered up one-piece could pack a curvy punch in the more Puritanical mid-50s.

1956-1957

Jane Russell was one of America's very first major sex symbols. The actress proved that a covered up one-piece could pack a curvy punch in the more Puritanical mid-50s.

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