What’s Wrong with the Bikini?

According to Time Magazine, “On July 5, 1946, French engineer Louis Réard designed a garment ‘smaller than the world’s smallest bathing suit.’ ” Réard named his new creation the “bikini” after the nuclear tests, conducted by the U.S. on Bikini Atoll just four days earlier, in hopes that his invention would be just as explosive. “At first, … [Read more…]