Photos: Happy Anniversary, Dear Bikini!

Sixty-five years ago, on July 5th 1946, the world’s first bikini made its debut at a popular poolside fashion show in Paris, France. When it first arrived, French fashion models refused to wear it. Then Louis Reard, a French car engineer who was introduced the first true version of what we know as the “bikini”, had to enlist a nude dancer, Micheline Bernardini, from the Casino de Paris instead.

So here is some pictures of bikini history:

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