Showy and elaborate clothing or apparel
Something or things that are unimportant
Flowers and other sorts of frippery were added to the formerly utilitarian rubber head pieces, giving swimwear a very distinctive look that is still associated with this period.
Most are actually getting larger, sprouting LCD screens, card readers and all sorts of other frippery.
The cerebral cortexes of older folk are too hardened up to let such frippery in.