Happy Birthday Bikini!

He is one of the most revolutionary parts that fashion world-enabling in excitement the Bikini. In 1946, Louis Réard, who presented mechanical engineer of the public for the first time his spectacular bad fashion design.Today, we celebrate the 70th birthday of the bikinis already.

The tiny little two piece consisting of held together with a cord burst of four pieces of fabric in prudish times.Named after the Biniki atoll in the Pacific, which literally means land of coconuts , he hit as high waves as the first American atomic bomb test on 30 June 1946. 70 years ago today, no mannequin dared to show off the scandalous piece of clothing. Matching way presented Louis Réard then his draft to the curves of a burlesquedancer at the Paris swimming pool Molitor, what, increasing the sensation.

The German bad fashion label Palm Beach the round anniversary with a limited edition of the cult bikini celebrates. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the birth, the original model with the iconic newspaper Sprint will be republished. The highlight: On the high quality fabric found newspaper clippings from 1946-2016.


We are giving away a black bikini in the Bikiniwill from the limited edition size 38 today together with Palm Beach.

So, you could win the Bikini of Palm Beach:
1. become a fan of the fashion Insider on Facebook.
2. leave a comment on our Facebook page or here below the post and tell us what makes the perfect bikini for you.

The winner will be determined on the 11 July 2016 to 23.59 at random and written and informed by Facebook/E-Mail. Good luck!

Happy birthday bikini!