Bikini Story (Temporis Series)

Bikini Story (Temporis Series)

Patrik Alac


It was once in 1946 that the area first got here to listen to of a coral atoll within the Marshall Islands known as Bikini. the next yr, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the identify and utilized it to a showering dress for girls. Breaking from many years of conformity, Réard dared to ‘undress’ women’s our bodies with the intention to larger emphasize what remained clothed - albeit in tiny wisps of fabric. by means of taking on the bikini as renowned beachwear, ladies additionally chanced on themselves considering otherwise approximately their our bodies. a great of perfection was once strengthened by means of the looks at the cinema display of stars resembling Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot and Ursula Andress, all of whom have been featured in bikinis that accentuated their very own curvaceous contours.
More than a showering gown, the bikini made its personal contribution throughout the Seventies to the sexual revolution and to the altering courting among women and men quite often. This e-book investigates the historical past of the bikini and its influence at the evolution within the notion of ladies in society, as ladies regained accountability for a way they give the impression of being and laid declare once again to complete sexual equality. a set of pictures all through this booklet illustrates this development step by step over a interval of greater than 50 years.

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