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memories of the ’80s – v-cut swimsuit

In the 1980s, the swimsuit, whether a two piece or a one piece, became notable for its v-cut, showing off a woman’s leg. In 1980, the February 5th Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue showed model Christie Brinkley in a white string … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – the thong swimsuit

“No one has freed the body like Rudi Gernreich”, said the editor of French Vogue in 1967. The Austrian-born, California-based fashion designer made his mark in fashion, first with the scandalous monokini in the late 1960s and in 1974 with … Continue reading

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