Lifestyle: According to The History of Women in Sports, " Female swimmers become the first American women to achieve full Olympic status" and also women wore the athletic clothing. I think show the freedom of the women during the 1920s.
1902 beachwear corset. A corset was often required, even while bathing, which, along with an increased participation of women in other sporting activities, led to a burst of inventiveness in corset shapes and types to accommodate every possible activity. This example of a bathing corset is lightly boned, fairly non-restrictive and made of wool, as were many bathing suits of the time.