It happened 60 years ago in -- again, no surprise here -- France. But it's women, and largely Hollywood stars of the s, who embraced the belly-baring bathing suit and haven't let go. Kelly Killoren Bensimon, a model-turned-magazine editor, wrote "The Bikini Book" Assouline , which aims to document the substantial significance the tiny two-piece has had on the world since Jacques Heim and Louis Reard introduced competing versions of the small suit. What sets the bikini apart from other two-piece bathing suits is its miniature size. Killoren Bensimon defines a bikini as anything that dips below the belly button.
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Taco Bell is hoping all its fans will be emblazoned with its merchandise this summer, right down to their teeny-weeny Taco Bell bikinis. The brand released a whole line of brand-baring merchandise, much of it with a decidedly poolside slant. The clothes go on sales today including the sauce packet bikini, floatie and towel, as well as a branded umbrella, hat, cooler, tumblers, T-shirts and even waterproof Sauce Packet speakers. Companies: Taco Bell.
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
On a sunny summer day in Montauk, Ipek Irgit was in the familiar situation of not knowing what she was doing with her life. It was , and she was 34 years old. Earlier in the year, after having her heart broken, she had taken a vacation in Brazil, visiting Rio de Janeiro and the beach towns of Bahia. Now she was on the beach on Long Island, wearing a handmade-looking bikini with crochet and exposed elastic straps, trying to figure out what to do and who to be. It had been 11 unsettled years since Ms.
The Hyland version reached number one on the Billboard Hot , selling a million copies in the US, and was a worldwide hit. The song has been adapted into French as " Itsy bitsy petit bikini " and into German as " Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Honolulu-Strand-Bikini ", reaching number one on national charts in both languages. Several versions of the song have proved successful in various European countries. The story told through the three verses of the song is as follows: 1 the young lady is too afraid to leave the locker where she has changed into her bikini; 2 she has made it to the beach but sits on the sand wrapped in a blanket; and 3 she has finally gone into the ocean, but is too afraid to come out, and stays immersed in the water — despite the fact that she's " turning blue " — to hide herself from view. Trudy Packer recited the phrases "