The Evolution Of Bikinis

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1960s

source: nydailynews.com

source: nydailynews.com

The television was hungry for sexy women in bikinis. Bond Girl Ursula Andress was filmed wearing a bikini in Dr. No, and caused quite a uproar with the public.  It was right in time to come out with the song that was a night life hit. ‘‘Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.’’ Playboy of course was one of the first to feature its bikini wearing model on the cover. Annette Funicello introduced the bikini to mainstream society of respectable women, where the belly buttons were covered and most of the breasts were covered.

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