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Posted on 07/07/2011 2:59:16 AM PDT by Libloather
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIKINI: 65 Years In The Life Of The Two-Piece
Simone Foxman | Jul. 5, 2011, 5:31 PM
From ridicule to ubiquity, the bikini has come a long way over the past 65 years.
It was on this date in 1946 that French fashion designer Louis Réard hired a nude dancer to sport his two-piece creation after the runway models he approached refused to wear it.
But despite provoking controversy -- centering around everything from morality to skin cancer to liposuction -- it is clear that the teenie weenie suit is here to stay.
Click here to see the most iconic moments in the history of the bikini >
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I’ve never seen it that clearly.
I love GRITS!
I have a mental picture of her looking in the mirror, getting ready to walk on the stage and going. “Perfect!”
I MUST agree!
It took about five minutes for me to break focus from that. Kept hoping I’d get to see where she was going.
ABSOLUTELY perfect! WOW.
It IS rather captivating.
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