Nostalgia: The Bikini Turns 71!
This month (July 5, 2017), as dreaded as it is revered, the bikini turns 71. Invented in 1946 by a Frenchman (who else?) Louis Reard who named the two-piece swimsuit after the Bikini Atoll, the site of nuclear weapons testing. No wonder the revealing swimwear can create such anxiety!