"This bikini made me a success" - Ursula Andress
Princess Leia's "slave" bikini was sold to a Star Wars/bikini fan at auction for $96,000!
Louis Réard coined the name "bikini" for this type of swimwear.
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but maybe not in this specific case!
"It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini." - Helena Christensen
"I have cellulite. I admit it. But sometimes I just say, 'Screw it, I am going to wear a bikini.'" - Cindy Crawford
Bikinis are named after Bikini atoll, which is in the Pacific Ocean.
Although a bikini is a type of swimsuit, they are very rarely used for actual swimming!
Jason Alper designed the mankini that Sacha Baron Cohen bravely wore in "Borat." It was apparently based on a weightlifter's leotard!
"The bikini is the most important thing since the atom bomb." - Diana Vreeland
"I don't mind a bikini bottom." - Kate Moss
The bikini was banned on many public beaches when it first came out!
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