Laver's Law expressed as a graphic table (1).
Changing attitudes about bikinis are discussed in The Garden of Eden, the first page of the Bikini Science Times.
From James Laver, Taste and Fashion, from the French Revolution to Today, G. G. Harrap, London, 1945. Reproduced in Alison Lurie, The Language of Clothes, Vintage Books, Random House, New York, 1981, p. 7. 1 picture.