Our Retro Swimwear 50s style swimsuit designer, Joanna Luge, caught in action handcrafting one of her favorite suits in her studio in Florida. Here are some facts you should know about Joanna;
*Due to her petite stature, she started making suits for herself after having to have all of her store bought bikinis and one piece suits altered.
*Started making vintage bikinis for herself and her friends at the age of 18 years old.
*Her custom made swimwear has been sold through swimwear manufactures for over 20 years.
*Born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, but grew up on the sunny beaches of South Florida
*Growing up and hanging out on the beaches of South Florida inspired her to design her custom made swimwear.
*She has always had a passion for the bright, vibrant colors, prints, and designs of retro swimwear
*She is inspired by the classic designs of the 50s style suits & 60′s era, pin up girls, classic hot rods, and everything retro
*She has always loved 50′s swimwear since she was a young girl- wearing the throwback styles any chance she got.
*Has worked with a variety of people, designing custom made swimwear for the classic to the VaVaVoom gal, fitness competitors, pageant contestants, and models.
*Is a unique self-taught designer. She creates all her own custom made swimwear patterns.