Bikini Styles

One sign of a glorious summer is the gush of different women looking fab in different bikini styles. Now in various designs, colors, shapes, and prints, Whatever your body shape is, there is a bikini style that would best complement your unique size and curves.

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Bikinis are composed of tops for the breasts and bottoms to cover the groin and buttocks. Because of ancient Roman illustrations that date back to 300 A.D., some historians believe that these have existed as early as ancient Roman civilization. However, the modern two-piece swimsuits first made its public appearance in French beaches and coasts in 1947, after its invention by Louis Reard in 1946. The term “bikini” was derived from the site where the Operation Crossroads took its nuclear test on the first of July, the Bikini Atoll.

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This two-piece comes in various styles to suit various body types and fashion needs. You should wear one that would look best on you or would make you look your best. Here are some of the most popular styles to choose from:

Bikini Styles


Bandinis are a combination of traditional bikini bottoms and bandeau bikini tops. Generally tube-type and strapless, bandeau tops are made of fabric and high quality spandex to hold the top in place.

Halter bikinis

Halter style beachwear use strings or straps that meet at the nape to hold the top in place. This bikini top style is called “halter” or “halter-neck.”


First introduced by fashion designer Rudi Gernreich in 1964, monokini consists of traditional bottoms that are held in place by thin straps that are hung over the shoulders. Sometimes referred to as the topless swimsuit, it is one of the most controversial styles.


Made of a top and a bottom piece with very minimal fabric coverage, a string bikini is considered as one of the classic pieced. Its four triangles covering the two breasts, the groin, and the butt are supported and connected by thin strings serving as straps.


Tankinis are one of the latest additions to swimwear fashion. Combining the best features of a one-piece swimsuit and a bikini, it usually consists of a tight-fitting tank-style top and traditional bottom.


This is composed of a traditional top and a thong, which leaves the butt completely bare while providing minimal crotch coverage. It has a thin fabric serving as strap between the two cheeks of the butt to support the crotch coverage.

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