With the summer in full swing, it is time to start thinking about your choice of swimwear for the season. At Littlewoods Ireland, there's a variety of styles available, whether you fancy strutting around in a skimpy little bikini or would rather something more classic and flattering. Whether it's a bikini, tankini or a one-piece swimsuit that you are looking for, Littlewoods Ireland have the style for you.
One-piece swimsuits have made a big comeback in recent years, with the classic swimsuit design being reinterpreted to reflect modern fashions. This season will see an array of vibrant colours and tropical prints hitting Europe's top beaches.
The History of Bikinis
Bikinis caused quite a stir on the French Riviera when they were first introduced during the 1940s. This modern reincarnation of the humble swimming custom was a far cry from its unflattering predecessor. In more recent years, movie icons like Brigitte Bardot and Bond Girl Ursula Andress have become synonymous with the bikini. The infamous scene in Dr No, where Ursula's character, Honey Ryder, emerges from the sea in a stunning off white bikini has gone down as one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history.
A symbol of women's style liberation, the bikini is now a fashion staple in most women's summer wardrobes.
No summer fashionista would be seen without her collection of beach accessories. In sunnier climes it's important to protect your skin from the sun. A snazzy beach hat is the perfect accessory to protect fair skin, while a poncho is a great, yet stylish way to ensure that you don't get sunburnt.
The perfect pair of sunglasses is a must for the beach or poolside. There is an amazing variety of sunglasses available from brands like Fossil, Hugo Boss and River Island.
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