Rare Photos of an Underwater Fashion Show That Took Place in 1947

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If you think fashion innovations and collaborations are phenomena of the recent years, think again, as in 1947 fashion went… underwater!

LIFE photographer Sam Shere took some breathtaking -literally breathtaking, pictures of a bizarre fashion show that took place in the bottom of the sea. These images depict models posing, walking and playing sports (!), while some of them are not even wearing oxygen masks. Unfortunately not many details about this unprecedented event are known, but in this case, a picture is worth a thousand words!

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