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ISBN13: 9782843238253
ISBN10: 2843238250
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A sexy alternative to the one-piece swimming costume, the bikini forever changed the way women relate to their bodies. "Smaller than the world's smallest bathing suit," as it was first described by its creator Frenchman Louis Reard, the bikini has become a symbol of female sensuality and liberation. This spring, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary, Assouline celebrate the bikini with a spirited look at its highlights and history. Here is a four hundred page tribute to the Hollywood pinups of the 50s; Bond girls Ursula Andress and Halle Berry rising up from the sea; the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, birthplace of the tanga; Brigitte Bardot, topless and poolside in St. Tropez; the itsy bitsy teeny weeny styles of the 60s; beach bodies on spring break; the monokini, tankini, bandini, and v-kini; the strappy and the sporty; the sexy and the outrageous. But whether iconic or ordinary, scandalous or social, every image of the bikini in this luscious volume is about beauty.

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uga760, April 7, 2009 (view all comments by uga760)
Great Book for summer time, it takes you back to a special place in summer bikinis are as iconic as hotdogs and hamburger and this book celebrates them the way they should be!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9782843238253
Publisher:
Assouline
Subject:
General
Author:
Bensimon, Kelly Killoren
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Fashion
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Flexibound
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
399
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6.3 in 26.8 oz

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Arts and Entertainment » Excess Culture » Fashion for Life
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Fashion
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Beauty and Fashion » Fashion » General and Costumes

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Product details 399 pages Assouline - English 9782843238253 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A sexy alternative to the one-piece swimming costume, the bikini forever changed the way women relate to their bodies. "Smaller than the world's smallest bathing suit," as it was first described by its creator Frenchman Louis Reard, the bikini has become a symbol of female sensuality and liberation. This spring, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary, Assouline celebrate the bikini with a spirited look at its highlights and history. Here is a four hundred page tribute to the Hollywood pinups of the 50s; Bond girls Ursula Andress and Halle Berry rising up from the sea; the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, birthplace of the tanga; Brigitte Bardot, topless and poolside in St. Tropez; the itsy bitsy teeny weeny styles of the 60s; beach bodies on spring break; the monokini, tankini, bandini, and v-kini; the strappy and the sporty; the sexy and the outrageous. But whether iconic or ordinary, scandalous or social, every image of the bikini in this luscious volume is about beauty.
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