A topless swimsuit may still be considered a bikini, although naturally it is no longer a two-piece swimsuit. These designs do not require any additional side straps to keep the garment in place. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. While the name bikini was applied to the skimpy fashion that first revealed the wearer's navel, the fashion industry considers any two-piece swimsuit a bikini. Fashion adviser Malia Mills has two basic criteria to check the material—it doesn't wrinkle into a bundle at the back, and nothing "falls out" when picking a towel or raising the arms.
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