66 years ago, French designer Louis Réardon unveiled his latest designer: a swimsuit for women made of very little cloth (both pieces could supposedly fit through a wedding ring) in order to get the best tan. And the rest is history.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the bikini has become a staple everywhere for laying out in the summer or, you know, posing for the cover of Sports Illustrated. Here’s 10 iconic pictures of the bikini throughout the years.
Marilyn Monroe, 1951.
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Lovelies, is a bikini your swimwear of choice? Personally, I own lots of different types of swimsuits but a bikini is definitely a must for certain occasions