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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIKINI: 65 Years In The Life Of The Two-Piece
Business Insider ^ | 7/05/11 | Simone Foxman

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 >

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 65; bikini; birthday; happy
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81 posted on 07/08/2011 6:38:04 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Lee'sGhost

You might like #81...


82 posted on 07/08/2011 7:07:31 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: 2111USMC

I’ve never seen it that clearly.


83 posted on 07/08/2011 7:31:02 AM PDT by AZ .44 MAG (Repeal Obama)
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To: Constitution Day

I love GRITS!


84 posted on 07/08/2011 7:56:01 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: IYellAtMyTV

Nice smile!


85 posted on 07/08/2011 7:58:35 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Government borrowing is Taxation without Representation)
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To: IYellAtMyTV; Constitution Day

Holy Moly!

I have a mental picture of her looking in the mirror, getting ready to walk on the stage and going. “Perfect!”

I MUST agree!


86 posted on 07/08/2011 8:00:27 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Constitution Day

It took about five minutes for me to break focus from that. Kept hoping I’d get to see where she was going.


87 posted on 07/08/2011 8:03:58 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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88 posted on 07/08/2011 8:27:52 AM PDT by The Raven
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To: Lee'sGhost

ABSOLUTELY perfect! WOW.


89 posted on 07/08/2011 9:02:22 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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It took about five minutes for me to break focus from that. Kept hoping I’d get to see where she was going.

It IS rather captivating.

90 posted on 07/08/2011 9:03:14 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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