Swimwear is designed for bathing and swimming special clothing, its close to make it close with the underwear. Swimwear, however, allowed underwear to enter the public domain, so the history of swimwear reflects a relationship to morality-related physical habits.
As a kind of clothing, swimwear becomes more and more simple, and exposed parts of the body more and more, the history of swimwear in the emerging moral rules and the conflict between consciousness and social change. Swimwear is a reflection of sexual attitudes and social ethics of the ruler.
As with lingerie, swimsuit is only recently attracted scholars attention, and most scholars engaged in the history of swimwear research. These studies suggest that the development of men's swimwear raises the dispute between nudity and shame, while women's swimwear has also been struggling with stubborn practices that seek to mask the female body's identity.