Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Top Guide of Bikini

By Dennis Durrel

The bikini is one of the most well-liked and maybe the smallest fashions ever created! The bikini was launched to the people by Louis Rard plus Jacques Heim in a 1946 fashion extravaganza. The design was very indecent for the moment that only a unclothed performer would approve to perform it!

Louis plus Jaccques may have considered the idea for the bikini was a creative one though in a fact it actually wasn't such a new idea at all. Earliest Roman mosaics exist that demonstrate ladies in two-piece bra and pantie shaped outfits that seem surprisingly similar to the modern-day bikini.

Based on several stories Rard plus Heim named their brand new bathing outfit a 'bikini' after the site of the new nuclear weapons try at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. They felt the newborn bathing suit would have an "explosive" effect ! They were undoubtedly right about that!

By the 1960's when the first Bond girl, Ursula Andress, came dripping from the sea in her short bikini to the appreciationof James Bond himself, the bikini has become one of the most popular styles in females' swimwear. Modesty be suspended. The bikini had caught on.

Now on shore and by swimming pools in the entire world you can find a type of bikinis. The thing that began it all in 1946 was really one of the most 'revealing'. It was a string bikini, with triangles of fabric covering up the breasts and genitals and only strings making up the rest. Plenty of string bikinis also present coverage of the butts, whilst the 1946 one did not. No surprise back then they considered it was scandalous!

Other styles of bikini include a bandeau type top which has a rectangular strip of fabric covering the breasts, one with a top similar to a push-up bra, and more modest bottom pieces such as briefs, shorts, or briefs with a small skirt attached. Modern versions includethetankiniwhich has a tank top and the monokini, skimpy one-piece garment that resembles the bikini, leaving the midriff mostly bare. - 16651

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