Activists say that the competition, though legal, abuses the human rights of minors. A monokini also called topless swimsuit , unikini or numokini is a women's one-piece garment equivalent to the lower half of a bikini. Schwartz, It's So French!: However, the FIVB's mandating of the bikini ran into problems. However, such events were not regarded as respectable.
Retrieved May 4, DuPont 's introduction of Lycra spandex in the s completely changed how bikinis were designed and worn, as according to Kelly Killoren Bensimon, a former model and author of The Bikini Book , "the advent of Lycra allowed more women to wear a bikini Despite the conservative ideas prevalent in India, bikinis have become more popular.
Swimwear and underwear have similar design considerations, both being form-fitting garments.
A swimsuit contestant wearing a microkini at the Hot Import Nights auto show held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Due to its controversial and revealing design, the bikini was accepted very slowly by the public. Vida Samadzai was the Afghani contestant for the Miss Earth title. Archived from the original on October 12, Less Clothing Means Better Results".