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  • See Ya, Bikinis! One-piece Swimsuits Poised for a Takeover (Bikinis out of style???)

    01/05/2013 12:48:25 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 81 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/5/2013 | Yahoo
    Dieting and exercising are perhaps the most popular New Years Resolutions, but don't worry if you've indulged on a few too many holiday treats this year. Swimsuits are already trickling onto retail shelves and the spotlight is on one-piece swimwear, not bikinis. Yes, that extra inch to pinch around your tummy can potentially remain hidden all year. Every stylish celebrity from the curvier gals like Beyonce, Christina Hendricks, and Kim Kardashian, to the skinny-minnies like Taylor Swift, Kate Moss, and Kirsten Dunst are rocking one-piece bathing suits, or "maillots." As a result, the rest of us are heading directly...
  • Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit 2011

    02/16/2011 9:47:48 AM PST · by b4its2late · 17 replies
    Sports ^ | 2/16/2011 | Sports Illustrated
    Izabel Goulart and more at the link!
  • The Hottest Swimsuits for 2011

    09/07/2010 9:38:02 AM PDT · by Young Werther · 33 replies · 4+ views
    The Hottest Swimsuits for 2011
  • Spring Break Swimsuit Guide: The Best Suits for Every Shape (OF COURSE there are pictures)

    03/03/2009 10:20:01 PM PST · by Stoat · 61 replies · 30,060+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 3, 2009 | Sabrina Newman
    Spring break is coming up, which means it's time to invest in a sexy new swimsuit.If you’re Jessica Alba, you can get away with just about anything. But if you’re not, we’ve got some great advice to make this year the best spring break beach experience ever.Yes, going to the gym and toning up is important because swimsuits, by virtue of their form and function, tend to leave little to the imagination.More important, however, is learning which swimsuits work best for your body type. Cuts, shapes, fabrics, prints can have a major impact on how your beach-bod looks, so...
  • In photos: 'South Africa Miss World' (Beachwear competition 2008)

    11/30/2008 3:59:47 AM PST · by Stoat · 68 replies · 42,984+ views
    Monsters and Critics ^ | November 29, 2008 | James Wray
    The winners of the 2008 Miss World beach wear, runner up, Miss South Africa,Tansey Coetzee (L), the winner, Miss Mexico, Espinoza Anagabriela (C) and first runner up, Miss Russia, Kseniya Sukhinova (R) are in Durban, South Africa, 29 November 2008. The contest was moved to South Africa at the last minute and this section Miss World sees all the women being judged in beach wear. The final will be staged in Johannesburg on December 14. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK   Miss Germany, Anne-Kathrin Walter, judged in the beach wear section of the 2008 Miss World in Durban, South Africa, 29 November 2008....
  • Swimwear trend: 50’s vibe (Classy Swimwear For Freeper Ladies)

    05/07/2008 7:55:35 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 38 replies · 95+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | May 7th, 2008 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    This season we have a new alternative for bikinis. Many designers have been inspired by the 1950’s style of bathing suits, and now, one-piece swimwear is making a comeback this summer. From bandeau-shaped to great sporty styles, these swimsuits embody old world Hollywood glamour.
  • Islamic-Style Swimsuits Give Women Freedom to Dive In

    08/21/2005 11:04:41 AM PDT · by echoBoomer · 81 replies · 5,544+ views
    LA Times ^ | August 21, 2005 | Amberin Zaman
    .."Not in all my years had I ever seen anything quite so bizarre," Muhtar wrote in a recent column in the daily Sabah newspaper. The women were wearing Islamic-style swimwear, which is becoming increasingly popular among Muslim women who want to bathe without baring their flesh. The outfit consists of a full body suit and hood that is pulled over a tightly fitted bonnet. A long vest completes the ensemble. Muhtar's column has touched off a debate about the merits of such outfits in a country where most women wear Western-style swimwear, and some even go topless. Yet the flurry...
  • Skimpy bikinis are raising eyebrows at the Miss America Pageant

    09/16/2004 9:14:17 AM PDT · by Andy from Beaverton · 107 replies · 9,972+ views
    KATC ^ | 09/15/04
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Skimpy bikinis are raising eyebrows at the Miss America Pageant.And that's just among the contestants. The new, two-piece Speedo swimsuits are more revealing than the pageant is used to. That's led some of the 52 contestants to opt for the more conservative one-piece model. One state pageant official called the bikinis "horrible." Miss Louisiana Jennifer Dupont said she was embarrassed to wear it in front of her father and coach. One contestant who balked at wearing it was Miss New Jersey Erica Scanlon. She said she wouldn't have been comfortable wearing it on stage. It didn't...
  • For a Muslim woman from two cultures, swimsuits are tricky, nervously dips into beauty pageants

    03/22/2002 7:05:43 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies · 1,491+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 3-21-02 | MEI FONG, The Wall Street Journal
    <p>AP) --  Neelam Noorani has only one real bathing suit. It's a floral purple number that her mother saved after her daughter stopped wearing it at age seven.</p> <p>Now 20, Ms. Noorani needs another swimsuit. Born in Pakistan, she follows the Muslim faith and some of its rules of modest dress. For swimming, she wears a kind of abbreviated wet suit that covers her from neck to knees.</p>