Time magazine list of top 10 bikinis in popular culture. Retrieved 13 November He commented, "We remain very opposed to the sexualisation of children and of childhood Full Throttle and Blue Crush have made the two-piece "the millennial equivalent of the power suit", according to Gina Bellafonte of The New York Times  On September 9,Miss Maryland Jamie Fox was the first contestant in 50 years to compete in a two-piece swimsuit to compete in the Preliminary Swimsuit Competition at the Miss America Pageant. Archived from the original on 23 August
Other actresses, including Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardneralso received press attention when they wore bikinis.
History of the bikini
Retrieved September 19, The new swimwear code was epitomized by surf star Malia Joneswho appeared on the June cover of Shape Magazine wearing a halter top two-piece for rough water. Pin-up posters of Monroe, Mansfield, Hayworth, Bardot and Raquel Welch also contributed significantly to its increasing popularity. It's at the razor's edge of decency. Actresses in action films like Charlie's Angels: