String bikinis and other revealing clothes are common in surfingthough most surfing bikinis are more robust with more coverage than sunning bikinis. Retrieved April 15, Retrieved May 8, The International Herald Tribune alone ran nine stories on the event. For most parts of the Middle Eastbikinis are either banned or is highly controversial. A microkiniincluding subgenres like minikiniminimini and tear-dropis an extremely meager bikini. The bikini remains preferred by most players  and corporate sponsors.
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Crochet bikinis and the return of the poolside poser
Archived February 22,at the Wayback Machine. And beachwear as a category has grown too — matchesfashion. Annals of Internal Medicine. Retrieved February 9, Indian model Sofia Hayat in photoshoot. Similar photographs were taken of Anita Ekberg and Sophia Lorenamong others.