Evidence of bikini-style women's clothing has been found as early as 5600 BC, and the history . In the 1900s women wore wool dresses on the beach that were made of up to 9 yards (8.2 m) of fabric. That standard of swimwear evolved into.
A bikini is typically a women's two-piece swimsuit featuring two triangles of fabric on top, similar .. 1 hit during the summer of 1960: the song tells a story about a young girl who is too shy to wear her new bikini on the beach, thinking it too risqué.
Brigitte Bardot makes a splash at the Cannes Film Festival, where she's photographed wearing a bikini on every beach in the south of France.