We wear some of these fashion items every day. But have you ever wondered what’s the story behind them? How did they forever leave a mark in the fashion world?
Trends come and go, and fashion industry evolves constantly. But, there are several fashion items that we can truly call revolutionary. Some of them were so controversial that were banned for some time in the past. Today, we can’t even imagine a day without some of these items. The bikini is just one of them.
A two-piece swimsuit was first launched in 1946 in Paris by a French designer Louis Reard. He called the world’s smallest bathing suit The bikini. In the 1930s, women used to wear a type of a bathing suit which covered more of the woman’s body. It consisted of a halter top, high waist and wide-leg shorts. In the post war years when the bikini appeared, it was a great sensation. Soon after, it was banned and declared sinful by the Vatican. The first public figure who posed in the bikini and contributed to its popularity was Marilyn Monroe.
TODAY THE BIKINI IS A MUST-HAVE SWIMWEAR IN EVERY WOMAN’S WARDROBE.
Watch the video and see what fashion items completely changed the world since they first appeared. It’s really interesting to see how certain pieces we live with daily at one point never existed. Take a look!