The Anne Cole swimwear line began in the 1920's, steeped in the magic of Hollywood, and began as Anne Cole of California became synonymous with glamour and forward-thinking fashion. Flattering new textiles cling to curves and contours like never before, turning one-piece swimwear into the stunning Anne Cole swimwear silhouette. Anne Cole joined the family business in the Fifties, and outfitted icons like Esther Williams and Elizabeth Taylor in the hottest swimwear. During the 1960s, Anne Cole created the "Scandal Suit", a daring deep plunging neck line one piece swimsuit. During the 1970s, Anne Cole revealed an exuberant new palette of colors, In 1997, Anne Cole created the breakthrough in two piece swimwear – the tankini. It united the freedom and mix-and-match ease of a two-piece with the coverage of a one-piece. Today, the modern Anne Cole suit is distinguished for its outstanding fit and quality, expressed in exclusive fabrics and captivating styles.