Monokinis

We Adore Monokinis – And Here’s Why You Will Too

If you love to update your style every season, then you are probably on the lookout for new, fresh, and exciting swimwear designs. The festive season is ideal for showing off that tan and summer accessories, so why not do so in a new swimsuit? If you are looking for something a little more interesting than a bikini or one-piece bathing suit, then you will be pleased to know that monokinis are back and bigger than ever when it comes to international trends.

What is a Monokini?

Not quite a one-piece swimsuit, but not quite a bikini either – the monokini is similar to a full bathing suit with cut-outs at the sides or front. Unlike bikinis, monokinis usually hide a large portion of skin, so it is entirely possible to remain modest while still embracing a sexy design. The piece first took the world by storm in 1964 when Austrian-American designer Rudi Gernreich decided to make a revolutionary statement and create a topless bathing suit. The first-ever monokini looked just like a one-piece swimsuit from the thighs to the midriff, where it turned into a shoestring halter top exposing the chest.

What’s All the Fuss?

Today, monokinis are far tamer than their counterparts in 1964, but still remain as popular as ever. Not only do they show a little skin, but also remain practical enough to enjoy swimming, sports, and dancing at those summer beach parties. With a range of styles, patterns, and silhouettes from which to choose, just about anyone can look great in this fantastic, trending ensemble.

Finding the right swimwear is never simple, but here at Lu-May Exclusive Wear, your shopping experience will be hassle-free. If you are like us, and your goal is to wear more monokinis this summer, then take a gander at our extensive online catalogue. For more information on sizing options and other services we offer, feel free to get in touch with us today.

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