Happy 65th Birthday Mademoiselle Bikini! You are still looking as marvellous as ever! Your poolside debut in Paris has changed ladies' swimsuits forever.
|Cute and shapely...|
Ava Gardner, 1941
all images courtesy of slate.com
Va-va-va-voom! High cut bottom is
very reminiscent of 1980's styles
Micheline Bernardini in 1946
|The classic bandeau top worn beuatifully by |
Brigitte Bardot 1953, Cannes Film Festival
|The success of the bikini crossed the pond to North America.|
1960, Ad for Neiman Marcus
|1967, Ursula in Dr. No|
Need I say more?
|More bum than fabric! Most men would say|
they wouldn't have it any other way!
Thong bikini first appeared in 1970 Brazil
|Vintage Retro Seersucker Bikini Bathingsuit|
|Retro Fabulous Nautical bikini high-waist NWT L Pin-up!|
|Vintage 60's 70's Retro Psychadelic Bikini - Small|