Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Bikini turns 60

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 10:19 AM

When the bikini first made its debut at a poolside fashion show in Paris 60 years ago, the designer had to enlist a stripper to wear it because the models refused.

My, how times have changed.

Check out this photo gallery from Slate documenting the early days of the two-piece, once scandalous, swim suit.


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