We will vacay again. In the meantime, whether you're lucky enough to be hunkered down beachside or scrolling to your wanderlust's content from inside your city apartment, we have the ultimate swimsuit inspiration, courtesy of the icons you should be following on Instagram. Their feeds, glistening with shots of dreamy destinations and featuring the most awe-inspiring swimwear, belong to globe-trotting designers, models, and influencers living the dream and posting their realities. Scroll through now to shop styles similar to theirs, so you can be on point when your next vacation comes calling. A post shared by elsa hosk hoskelsa on Nov 23, at am PST. Bazaar Bride.
Evidence of bikini -style women's clothing has been found as early as BC, and the history of the bikini can be traced back to that era. Illustrations of women wearing bikini-like garments during competitive athletic events in the Roman era have been found in several locations, the most famous of which is at Villa Romana del Casale. Although two-piece bathing suits were being used by women as early as the s, the bikini is commonly dated to July 5. Reard named his design for the Bikini Atoll , where the first post-war tests of the atomic bomb were taking place. Contestants in the first Miss World beauty pageant wore them in , but the bikini was then banned from the competition.