Rbt1591354489 520x325 The evolution of the bikini in the Soviet Union 8211 Big News Network

The evolution of the bikini in the Soviet Union – Big News Network

Rbt1591354489 The evolution of the bikini in the Soviet Union 8211 Big News Network

History June 05 2020 Russia Beyond

The Black Sea coast of Crimea, vacationing on the beaches Gurzuf

Vladimir Akimov/Sputnik Even hardened Soviet women weren’t above putting on skimpy bikinis and showing off their bodies! This is how the gradual transition took place.

It’s hard to picture a working woman or a ‘kolkhoznitsa’ (“collective farmer”) in a swimsuit – let alone a bikini, wouldn’t you say? In these rare 1920-30s photos, we can often glimpse swimsuits with little shorts, and on rare occasions encounter what would become the future bikini (invented by Parisian fashion designer Jacques Heim in 1946), albeit with the belly b***on still covered up. read more

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H&M collaborates on ‘sustainable’ swimwear – TEVO – Textile Evolution

STOCKHOLM – Fashion retailer H&M has partnered with UK surfwear brand Women + Waves to develop a swimwear collection which champions ‘sustainable’ materials.

Collaborating with the all-female team at the Cornish brand in southern England, H&M will later this week release the line of garments on its website, each item of which is made up of fabric blends comprising a minimum of 50 per cent ‘sustainably sourced’ textile.

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