The History of the Bikini

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By Your Angry Neighborhood Feminst and Keegan Winfield. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode Keegan and Madigan discuss the history of the bikini and how it both liberated women and imposed a whole new set of body standards and insecurities.

SOURCES:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_bikini#:~:text=Although%20two%2Dpiece%20bathing%20suits,bikini%2C%20modeled%20by%20Micheline%20Bernardini.

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bikini-introduced

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2018/07/05/a-scandalous-two-piece-history-of-the-bikini/

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/stuff-mom-never-told-you-21123631/episode/the-not-so-skimpy-history-of-the-bikini-30232313/

https://fashionhistory.fitnyc.edu/a-history-of-womens-swimwear/

https://slate.com/human-interest/2015/07/history-of-the-bikini-how-it-came-to-america.html

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