Did you know that the world’s most expensive swimsuit costs $30 million dollars? The bikini was made of over 150 carats of D flawless diamonds that are all set in platinum. This was designed by Steinmetz Diamonds and Susan Rosen.
Speedos were once called “Budgy Smugglers” in Australia. This is a term derived from the domestic budgerigar, a small parrot. This body-hugging swimwear seems to conceal a parrot if viewed from the front.
The seamless Speedo polyurethane LZR suit was designed in coordination with NASA. This laser suit has helped plenty of swimmers to break more than 200 records in only 23 months after its introduction in February 13, 2008. But in January 1, 2010, the LZR was banned along with other high-tech suits by the FINA.
Other Fascinating Facts About Swimsuits
The largest bikini parade in the world – This happened on November 9, 2009. 289 girls paraded wearing only bikinis in Johannesburg, South Africa. The aim of this parade is to raise awareness for breast cancer.
The largest swimsuit photo in the world – On September 25, 2001, the world’s largest swimsuit photo was taken in Sydney, Australia. There were 1,010 women wearing bikinis.
First formalized bathing costume – This was not actually a piece of clothing but a piece of architecture, which is a bathing machine that lets a fully clothed woman to enter the sea privately. This was invented in 1753 by a Quaker.
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