Samantha's Bathing Costume was introduced in 1997 to Samantha's Collection as a limited edition outfit. It was announced it would be officially retired in December 1997 or until supplies lasted, which occurred well into 1999.
The retail cost for the limited edition outfit was $28; the second release had a retail cost of $24.
1997 Limited Edition Version
Black tights, similar to Samantha's Meet Outfit.
A later version before retirement did not include the life preserver, bucket, or trowel.