• All for One

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    Minuscule swimsuits have long been interwoven in beach culture's plotline, offering a fixed expression of summertime femininity and sex appeal - from Bond girls to Bo Derek to Sports Illustrated. But this paradigm is now outdated, designers say, with many of them experiencing surging sales of demure one-piece suits.
    The bikini - once a brazen symbol of female empowerment - has, in some cases become a confining emblem of scrutiny and objectification. For many, it has come to represent an old-fashioned image of sensuality. Even the Miss America pageant has moved beyond them - removing the...
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