July 5, 1946: First bikini introduced in France | History 101 - the first bikini

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The History of the Bikini - Timeline of How the Bikini Changed Through the Years the first bikini


Evidence of bikini-style women's clothing has been found as early as 5600 BC, and the history . that were made of up to 9 yards (8.2 m) of fabric. That standard of swimwear evolved into the modern bikini in the first of half of the 20th century.

July 5 marks National Bikini Day, celebrating 73 years since its invention Micheline Bernardini wearing the first bikini in 1946 (Image: Getty).

5 days ago Daring Model Slipped Into World's First Bikini In 1946, But Skimpy Cut The first bikini didn't arrive on the scene until after WWII, in 1946.

When the bikini first arrived, its revealing cut scandalized even the French fashion models who were supposed to wear it; they refused, and the.

A scandalous, two-piece history of the bikini. Micheline Bernardini . (the brief part). At first, the bikini was more of a sensation than a success.