Top 5 Fun Facts About Bikinis

Written by: Luke Ward
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Last updated: January 24, 2022

Bikinis get their name from the hydrogen bomb testing that was conducted at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.

Bikini Facts

Here you’ll find five interesting facts about bikinis.

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Few people know that bikinis get their name from the hydrogen bomb testing that was conducted at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.

Swimsuits that revealed any part of the torso was considered indecent at one point, even on men!

However, among some ancient people, like the Minoans and Sicilians, two-piece bathing suits similar to bikinis were fairly common.

Nearly three-quarters of the market for swimsuits is made up of women’s swimsuits, with the rest being split fairly evenly between men and children.

The largest-selling swimwear company in the world is Speedo, which caters to both men and women, and which is nearly 100 years old.

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