Throwback Thursday: Our Swimsuit Issues

Tanned-and-toned looks from the vault
It may seem that Sports Illustrated has placed a patent on doing an annual swimsuit publication, but it wasn’t so long ago that we at Indianapolis Monthly put out a similar issue at times—in March, as it so happened. Witness exhibits A, B, and C here:

Cover lines ranged from “Swim!” and “Hot!” to the more descriptive “Sand, Sun, Surf.” We’re not saying these beachy fashions have held up over time, but it’s fun to glance in the rearview periodically—and now, as we’re all yearning for spring to truly do its thing.