Bikinis Thru The Years

Cameron Diaz On Charlie's Angels 2 Movie Set
Cameron Diaz On Charlie's Angels 2 Movie Set
MALIBU, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Cameron Diaz prepares to surf on the set of her upcoming movie, "Charlie's Angels 2" on September 10, 2002 in Malibu, California. (Photo Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Ice-T Attends Heidi Klum's 3rd Annual Halloween Party
Ice-T Attends Heidi Klum's 3rd Annual Halloween Party
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 1: (U.S. TABLOIDS OUT) Musician and actor Ice-T and his wife Coco attend Heidi Klum's 3rd annual Halloween Party at Capitale November 1, 2002 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
Julie Newmar in bikini
Julie Newmar in bikini
Full-length portrait of American actor Julie Newmar wearing a polka dotted bikini, 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Playboy Launches 50th Anniversary Playmate Search
Playboy Launches 50th Anniversary Playmate Search
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 8: Publisher Hugh Hefner poses with a few of the 100 girls vying to be the 50th Anniversary Playmateon April 8, 2003 at the Playboy Mansion, Beverly Hills, California. Playboy Magazine launched its search for the 50th Anniversary Playmate at the Playboy Mansion, where test shots for candidates were taken. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
Three swimsuit models present 08 June 19
Three swimsuit models present 08 June 19
Three swimsuit models present 08 June 1951 at Paris Molitor open-air swimming pool the new two-piece bikini and matching pareos. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Source Hip Hop Music Awards 2000
Source Hip Hop Music Awards 2000
Destiny's Child at 'The Source Hip Hop Music Awards 2000' at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca. 8/22/00.
MTV Spring Break 2003
MTV Spring Break 2003
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Actress Carmen Electra appears during a taping for "MTV Spring Break 2003" at the Surfcomber Hotel March 12, 2003 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Beachgoers Relax On Beach At Eastbourne
Beachgoers Relax On Beach At Eastbourne
EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 6: A young woman places suncream on her friend while the sunbath on the beach during a heatwave August 6, 2003 in Eastbourne, England. Temperatures in the UK continue to reach hot weather records. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
Christina Nikoleava of Belarussia poses
Christina Nikoleava of Belarussia poses
Christina Nikoleava of Belarussia poses for a picture at the Roman baths in Beirut's Old City prior to Miss Bikini World 2003 competition, 22 July 2003. This event, which is organized by the Lebanese beauty agency Style Events, will culminate with a ceremony at a five-star beach hotel in the Lebanese capital on 26 July during which the winner will be selected. AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO (Photo credit should read ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
Monroe's Last Film
Monroe's Last Film
Unused footage of American film star Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) shows off her curves in her last film 'Something's Gotta Give', directed by Michael Gordon. She was fired just 32 days into production due to the increasingly erratic behaviour which preceded her early death, and replaced by actress Doris Day. The film was released as 'Move Over, Darling'. (Photo by Mr L J Willinger/Getty Images)
Swimmer
Swimmer
A woman emerging from the sea wearing a yellow bikini. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
First Bikini?
First Bikini?
The new 'Bikini' swimming costume (in a newsprint-patterned fabric), which caused a sensation at a beauty contest at the Molitor swimming pool in Paris. Designer Louis Reard was unable to find a 'respectable' model for his costume and the job of displaying it went to 19-year-old Micheline Bernardini, a nude dancer from the Casino de Paris. She is holding a small box into which the entire costume can be packed. Celebrated as the first bikini, Luard's design came a few months after a similar two-piece design was produced by French designer Jacques Heim. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Bowled Over
Bowled Over
Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) frolicking on the beach near her Hollywood home during a break from filming. (Photo by L J Willinger/Getty Images)
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) poses in a bikini atop a lifeguard chair at the Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, mid 1950's. She leans forward from the waist and holds her hair up with her hands. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) poses in a bikini on a deck chair at the Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, mid 1950's. Near her feet is a wicker basket. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) lounges provocatively in a bikini near a pool, mid 1950's. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Portrait Of Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Portrait Of Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) leans forward from the waist and clasps her hands together in a studio portrait, mid 1950's. She wears a green bikini and clear high-heel shoes. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) lounges in bikini on a chair as she waits for workers to complete the construction of her heart-shaped swimming pool, late 1950's. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
Jayne Mansfield In Bikini
American film actor and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967) poses in a bikini by a lifeguard chair at the Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, mid 1950's. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Brigitte Bardot In Lake Leman
Brigitte Bardot In Lake Leman
French actor Brigitte Bardot looks at her reflection in a mirror, while standing in the waters of Lake Leman, June 13, 1961. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
Legs & Co
Legs & Co
circa 1980: Dance group Legs & Co, a regular feature on BBC TV's 'Top Of The Pops' weekly pop music programme. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Peekaboo
Peekaboo
21st January 1968: A designer swimsuit with a peekaboo rear designed by British-born American actress Elizabeth Taylor and her American partners Mia Fonssagrieves and Vicki Tiel on show at Maxim's in Paris. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Petrol Cuties
Petrol Cuties
13th August 1965: Bikini clad Jane Bough and Mari Rennie man the petrol pumps at a Canterbury, Kent, garage. (Photo by Powell/Express/Getty Images)
Floella Benjamin
Floella Benjamin
25th May 1977: British actress and television presenter Floella Benjamin poses on the beach at Cannes in her bikini. She is attending the film festival as one of the stars of Anthony Simmons' racial drama 'Black Joy'. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Maid Of Honour
Maid Of Honour
1955: Film actress Joan Collins enjoying a sail in the sunshine of the Pacific. She is in Hollywood to play Bess Throckmorton, one of Elizabeth I's maids of honour in 'The Virgin Queen'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Black And White
Black And White
11th February 1966: A woman modelling a black bikini and a patterned sundress. (Photo by McKeown/Express/Getty Images)
Stripy Slenderella
Stripy Slenderella
4th July 1961: A woman wearing a Slenderella striped bikini and matching beach jacket. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)
Fountain Fun
Fountain Fun
1949: A girl wearing a bikini sitting in a fountain to cool off on a summers day. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)
Vivanne Neave
Vivanne Neave
circa 1975: Top 70s fashion model Vivanne Neave wearing a cerise bikini with gold buckles. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Shapely Motor
Shapely Motor
20th July 1949: A bikini-clad fashion model sits on the bonnet of a Standard Vanguard motor at Eastbourne in east Sussex. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beach Ensemble
Beach Ensemble
circa 1965: A floral patterned beach jacket with frilly trimming and a matching bikini. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Carolyn Moore
Carolyn Moore
27th August 1971: Carolyn Moore, recently-crowned Miss Great Britain, relaxes at the Ariel Hotel at London Airport, before leaving on a tour of the British Isles. The trip, which begins in Jersey, is a part of her prize. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beach Beauty
Beach Beauty
28th May 1971: Caroline Munro modelling a bikini. (Photo by McKeown/Express/Getty Images)
Full Service
Full Service
30th November 1965: Four bikini-clad salesgirls brave near-freezing conditions to provide full service to a car at a garage in Ealing West London. Promoting European Petroleum, they are, from left to right: Stella Long, 22, Marilyn Woolhead (Miss E.P. Bikini 1965), 18 and Karen Lewis, 18. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Bikini In The Snow
Bikini In The Snow
11th December 1967: Student Juanite Neary wore a bikini, despite the freezing snow, to help sell rag prize draw tickets at Exeter University campus. But when she found a mini stuck in a drift, she didn't mind giving a helping hand. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Dutch Swimwear
Dutch Swimwear
September 1964: A two-piece swimming costume, with check top attached to the red trunks with 'braces' with gilt buckles, designed by Dutch company Theka. It is being modelled at London's Europa Hotel. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Patriotic Bikini
Patriotic Bikini
December 1968: Modelling a bikini with a Union Jack design at a preview of the Boat Show in Earl's Court, London. The bikini, and matching umbrella, designed by Renee Pezaro, are made of waterproof nylon. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)
Bikini Girls
Bikini Girls
6th March 1975: Three women model bikinis in a London high street. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Modelling Bikinis
Modelling Bikinis
20th December 1968: Models Jacqui Clarke and Annie Evans wearing bikinis. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Swimwear Model
Swimwear Model
26th January 1971: Fashion model Tricia McDonald wearing a bikini and a headscarf while visiting Bondi Beach in Australia. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Bikini Watching
Bikini Watching
August 1966: A member of the International Society of Girl Watchers leers unnoticed at some passing bathers, using his sunglasses as a cover. Founded in 1961 by Joe Beagin, the society boasts around 2,000 members worldwide. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Bump And Grind
Bump And Grind
circa 1950: Bikini-clad burlesque dancer Brenda Conde shows some moves backstage at the Tivoli Theatre, Mexico City. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
Sun Worshipper
Sun Worshipper
13th July 1956: Sydney fashion model Feli Wittman on Bondi Beach. (Photo by Dennis Rowe/BIPs/Getty Images)
Mercedes Australian Fashion Week 2003 Media Launch In Sydney
Mercedes Australian Fashion Week 2003 Media Launch In Sydney
SYDNEY - APRIL 16: (L-R) Models Julie-Anne Arbolino wearing a tripy bikini by Jets Blue label, Julie Fitzgerald, Amy Erbacher and Amanda Wasman at the media launch of the up coming Mercedes Australian Fashion Week 2003 at the Sydney's Circular Quay. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images).
A Canada baseball fan shows her support
A Canada baseball fan shows her support
Athens, GREECE: A Canada baseball fan shows her support and the Maple Leafs on her bikini top during their bronze medal game against Japan 25 August 2004, at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Japan won 11-2. AFP PHOTO/Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Top model Naomi Campbell presents 14 October 1993,
Top model Naomi Campbell presents 14 October 1993,
PARIS, FRANCE: Top model Naomi Campbell presents 14 October 1993, in Paris, France, a turquoise two-pieces bathing suit and a white bathrobe by Karl Lagerfield during the Spring/Summer 94 ready-to-wear Chanel collection.)AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Swedish supermodel Vendela wears a blue-knit bikin
Swedish supermodel Vendela wears a blue-knit bikin
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Swedish supermodel Vendela wears a blue-knit bikini with a blue-knit fishnet mermaid column with white seashells and clear ocean grass appliques during the Victoria's Secret 1997 Spring fashion show in New York 04 February. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian model Jodie Meares, girlfriend of media
Australian model Jodie Meares, girlfriend of media
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Australian model Jodie Meares, girlfriend of media tycoon James Packer, sports a bikini in the Williams' garage on the eve of the first qualifying round of the 1999 Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne 04 March. AFP PHOTO/Paul CROCK (Photo credit should read PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images)
Richard Branson Launches "Virgin Atlantic"
Richard Branson Launches "Virgin Atlantic"
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 9: Businessman Sir Richard Branson poses in the surf with models on Bondi Beach during his visit to launch his new Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney December 9, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
A model wears a black bikini set in the showing of
A model wears a black bikini set in the showing of
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A model wears a black bikini set in the showing of the Todd Oldham Spring 1997 fashion collection 29 October in New York. Fashion week runs through 01 November in New York. AFP PHOTO Jon LEVY. (Photo credit should read JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)
A model wears a white rosette bikini with a white
A model wears a white rosette bikini with a white
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 2: A model wears a white rosette bikini with a white terry cloth sweater 02 November in the Isaac Mizrahi Spring/Summer 1996 fashion show in New York. A FP PHOTO (Photo credit should read JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)
Hareem Shirley
Hareem Shirley
Amreican actress Shirley MacLaine in J. Lee Thompson's 1964 film 'John Goldfarb, Please Come Home'. She plays a reporter working undercover in a hareem. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Miss Universe 2005
Miss Universe 2005
BANGKOK, THAILAND - MAY 15: (L-R) In this handout image provided by the Miss Universe 2005 L.P., LLLP, Adzle Basson, Miss Namibia Universe 2005, Michele Guy, Miss Australia Universe 2005 and Sharita Sopacua, Miss Netherlands Universe 2005, pose while taking a break from taping a segment for the Miss Universe 2005 competition at the Dusit Thani hotel May 15, 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand. The 54th annual Miss Universe competition will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on May 31. (Photo by Armando Flores/Miss Universe 2005 L.P., LLLP via Getty Images)
2005 Hollister Bikini Contest
2005 Hollister Bikini Contest
HOLLISTER, CA - JULY 2: Contestants compete in a bikini contest at the 2005 Hollister Independence Rally on July 2, 2005 in Hollister, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
Playboy model Lauren Anderson is shown w
Playboy model Lauren Anderson is shown w
Washington, UNITED STATES: Playboy model Lauren Anderson is shown wearing a plastic lettuce bikini while working the Captiol Hill lunchtime snackstand for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Playboy models were bringing attention to the meat-eating members of Congress nearby celebrating 'Hot Dog Month' 20 July 2005, outside the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington,DC. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Contestants Prepare For 55th Miss World 2005
Contestants Prepare For 55th Miss World 2005
SANYA, CHINA - NOVEMBER 16: (CHINA OUT) Contestants of 55th Miss World pose for photographers in bikini on November 16, 2005 in Sanya of Hainan Province, China. The final of Miss World 2005 will be held in Sanya on December 10. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
NZ Open Beach Volleyball - Day 3
NZ Open Beach Volleyball - Day 3
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 22: Laura Ludwig of Germany signals partner Sara Goller in the final against Tracey Lindquist and Courtney Guerra of the USA on day three of the AAA NZ Open Beach Volleyball Competition at the Stanley Street Tennis Centre January 22, 2006 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Jeff Brass/Getty Images)
Woman in swimwear
Woman in swimwear
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1950s: Woman in swimwear. (Photo by George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images)
Caroline Munro
Caroline Munro
English actress Caroline Munro poses in London's Hyde Park, wearing a bikini, 9th June 1969. (Photo by Norman Potter/Express/Getty Images)
One Handed Lift
One Handed Lift
Five year old Eva Tovarich rehearsing with her father, 26th July 1947. They perform with the Bertram Mills' circus who are currently appearing in Edinburgh. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Maureen O'Neill
Maureen O'Neill
British actress Maureen O'Neill relaxes on a beach in a bikini, circa 1950. (Photo by BIPS/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Bikini Model
Bikini Model
A young woman modelling a bikini, circa 1970. (Photo by Leo Vals/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Julie Ege's Love
Julie Ege's Love
Norwegian actress Julie Ege (1943 - 2008) records her first pop single, 'Love', in a London studio, 7th January 1971. The song was originally written by John Lennon. (Photo by Peter Trulock/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
August 11, 1998. Menorca, Spain. The french vedette, Marlene Mourreau, posing of holidays in the island of Minorca.
August 11, 1998. Menorca, Spain. The french vedette, Marlene Mourreau, posing of holidays in the island of Minorca.
August 11, 1998. Menorca, Spain. The french vedette, Marlene Mourreau, posing of holidays in the island of Minorca. (Photo by Gianni Ferrari/Cover/Getty Images)
December 13, 2000. Saint Kitts & Nevis. The canary Helen Lindes, miss Spain 2,000, in the island of St. Kitts & Lewis.
December 13, 2000. Saint Kitts & Nevis. The canary Helen Lindes, miss Spain 2,000, in the island of St. Kitts & Lewis.
December 13, 2000. Saint Kitts & Nevis. The canary Helen Lindes, miss Spain 2,000, in the island of St. Kitts & Lewis. (Photo by Gianni Ferrari/Cover/Getty Images)
Raquel Meroño, television presenter In the swimming pool
Raquel Meroño, television presenter In the swimming pool
Raquel Merono, television presenter In the swimming pool (Photo by Fernando Camino/Cover/Getty Images)
Bud Light Lime-A-Rita
Bud Light Lime-A-Rita
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 05: Television host & actress Maria Menounos hosts the poolside Bud Light Lime "Lime-A-Rita" Cinco de Mayo party on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Bud Light)
Grand Prix of Brazil
Grand Prix of Brazil
Johnny Herbert of Great Britain and driver of the #20 Benetton Formula Benetton B188 Ford V8 poses for a portrait, with a girl wearing a bikini, on the beach in Rio de Janeiro after practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix on 25th March 1989 at the Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet Jacarepagua circuit near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Rondeau/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a bikini jumps in the Da
A woman wearing a bikini jumps in the Da
A woman wearing a bikini jumps in the Danube river, in Vienna during a hot sunny day on June 19, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/GettyImages)
Martini Royale Casting In Ibiza
Martini Royale Casting In Ibiza
IBIZA, SPAIN - AUGUST 12: In this handout photo provided by Martini on September 4, 2012, finalists takes part in the Acting Challenge as part of the Martini Royale Casting event in Ibiza, Spain. The Ibiza heat sees 28 of the world's most stylist women take part in the search for a new female Martini star who demonstrates the philosophy of "Luck is an attitude". The final 28 from 23 countries were chosen from over 3,500 applications were selected by the judging panel consisting of shoe designer Christian Louboutin, my-wardrobe.com founder Sarah Curran and Yuri Buzzi, the winner of last year's Martini Kisser Casting. The 28 will be reduced to 7 finalists who will compete in the Milan final in October. (Photo by Sven Hoffmann/Martini via Getty Images)
Scuba-Diving Savile
Scuba-Diving Savile
English disc jockey and TV presenter Jimmy Savile (1926 - 2011), with his secretaries, Barbara Counsel (left) and Christine McCarthy, on the beach at Scarborough, Yorkshire, September 1966. Savile is wearing a wetsuit and scuba-diving equipment, having recently joined the local diving club. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
FASHION-JAPAN-SWIMWEAR
FASHION-JAPAN-SWIMWEAR
A model shows off a bikini during the 2013 swimwear collection of Japan's fashion company San-ai in Tokyo on November 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
THAILAND-LIFESTYLE-TOURISM-CRIME
THAILAND-LIFESTYLE-TOURISM-CRIME
To go with AFP Story Thailand-lifestyle-tourism-crime,FEATURE by Daniel Rook This picture taken on February 14, 2013 shows a tourist on Patong beach in Phuket, southern Thailand. From jet ski scams to robbery, assault and even police extortion, for the millions of tourists who flock to Thailand each year the kingdom does not always live up to its reputation as the "Land of Smiles". Now following a flurry of complaints, governments are urging the country to do more to protect the safety of the record numbers of foreign visitors. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)
THAILAND-LIFESTYLE-TOURISM-CRIME
THAILAND-LIFESTYLE-TOURISM-CRIME
To go with AFP Story Thailand-lifestyle-tourism-crime,FEATURE by Daniel Rook This picture taken on February 14, 2013 shows a tourist relaxing on Patong beach in Phuket, southern Thailand. From jet ski scams to robbery, assault and even police extortion, for the millions of tourists who flock to Thailand each year the kingdom does not always live up to its reputation as the "Land of Smiles". Now following a flurry of complaints, governments are urging the country to do more to protect the safety of the record numbers of foreign visitors. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)
Diana Dors
Diana Dors
Actress Diana Dors modeling a mink bikini on a gondola, waving to the crowds as she floats along the canal, at the Venice Film Festival, Italy, September 5th 1955. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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