The clothes we choose to wear often say something about us, and how we fit into the world. Here are 9
stylish fashion facts that you’ve never heard before.
#1. As big as an atom bomb
The bikini was named by its designer, Louis Réard, after Bikini Atoll, a site in the South Pacific where the
US conducted nuclear testing. He wanted the bikini to cause a shock as big as an atom bomb. Réard
declared a bikini was only a bikini if it contained only enough fabric that could be “pulled through a wedding ring.”