Here Comes Summer: The New Swimsuits: More Is Less

Since the czars of haute couture took over the swimsuit business, the world's girl watchers have zeroed in on the Diaper, the Thong, the String, the Monokini and now the Maillot. Unlike dryland, drawing-room fashion, which seeks to conceal and suggest, wisps for sun and surf can only show and tell. Therefore they are limited to a very few Gorgeous Girls who really have no need to advertise. En tout cas, as they say in Saint-Tropez, the GGs this summer can be seen supporting (barely) bikinis in stripes, or strapless, or black and white,...

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