circa 1913 Children on the sands at Scarborough.
circa 1913 Children on the sands at Scarborough.

IN PICTURES: Too fancy for a paddle? Fashion through the years on Scarborough's beaches

Today, we think nothing of donning a swimsuit and heading for the beach, but at the turn of the 1900's fashion choices were considerably more conservative.

Friday, 22nd January 2021, 2:36 pm

Our gallery of bather's fashion spans from the 1890's to the 1930's. It looks strange today to see children scrambling over rocks in long dresses, but what would those in the photos make of what we wear today?

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