Why Women Wear Bikinis (And Other Things) [VIDEO]

Ursula Andress Bikini Dr. No

We’re going to be celebrating National Bikini Day soon enough–but, first, perhaps we should ponder why women wear bikinis. Nobody’s questioning a good thing here. We just know that the bikini has a proud history, and it hasn’t been that long since Ursula Andress became an instant sex symbol (and pioneering Bond Girl) flaunting her bikini’d bod in 1962’s Dr. No.

There’s still a lot more to learn about the bikini, though. That’s in addition to the history of lipstick, high heels, and other fine femme accessories. Check out the video below for a hip history lesson on how all kinds of important lady things came to be just as important to guys. This all goes back way further than Mad Men

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