A bikini is typically a women's two-piece swimsuit featuring two triangles of fabric on top, similar to a bra and covering the woman's breastsand two triangles of fabric on the bottom, the front covering the pelvis but exposing the navel, and the back covering the buttocks. In Mayfashion designer Jacques Heim from Paris released a two-piece swimsuit design that he named the Atome. His skimpy design was risque, exposing the wearer's navel and much of her buttocks.
With nearly 5, miles of coastline, Italy has the most beaches in continental Europe. Nowhere in the peninsula is more than a two-hour drive from a beach, and as summer temperatures climb ever higher, it makes perfect sense to take a break by the sea, enjoying the crash of the waves and sea breeze. And Italians love beach life: The long lines of vehicles heading to the shore on weekends and during the Italian holidays watch out for Ferragosto break around August 15 are proof of their dedication to this annual summer tradition.
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Over sixty years ago, this now-ubiquitous-then-controversial swimsuit made its debut at a pool-side party in Paris. In this day and age, it is hard to comprehend the shock of the general public when this over-the-top swimming attire stepped into the limelight. Even the French models who were supposed to sport the latest trends rejected the bikini.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and you will receive our stories in your inbox. Email Address. I read, aghast, in an interview with Elle MacPherson, that the supermodel once nicknamed The Body, will not dream of wearing a bikini anymore, now that she has reached
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Whether you're at a beach resort or sunbathing in the garden, vibrant embroidery and crochet give this bikini top a tropical edge. Lightly padded cups lend it a flattering shape, while an adjustable halterneck promises a secure fit if you decide to take to the waves — or to the paddling pool. We operate a no-quibble return policy.