Since so many men are stripping down to fend off the overbearing August heat with a swim, Mode decided to recap the last 100 years of men’s bathing suits from nautical cloth onesies to skin-tight speedos.

Each decade’s look is accented by period-appropriate hairstyles and facial hair.

Unlike women’s swimsuits, men’s water wear has gotten more conservative and covered up through the years.

We certainly wouldn’t mind if ’30s-style swim trunks came back in style…