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Wearing the Iconic White Bikini in Style

Updated on December 7, 2013
Ursula Andress in Dr. No
Ursula Andress in Dr. No | Source

A white bikini is simply an iconic piece of swimwear. This swimwear made its debut in the James Bond movie Dr. No. Ursula Andress, the actress in the James Bond movie wore the classic white bikini and made it a permanent fixture in fashion history. She was shown in that unforgettable scene emerging from the sea singing and rocking a white bikini.

But many women shun wearing a white bikini for a lot of reasons. This is sad because it is one of the most elegant swimwear available. Given the fit body and great confidence, wearing a white bikini is no sweat.

While many women avoid wearing this iconic beachwear, here are a few tips on how to wear it in style either on the beach, the pool, or even the runway.

White Polka-dotted VS bikini
White Polka-dotted VS bikini

Wearing a White Bikini in Style

1. Shave and wax, a must!

A definite must to make sure that no unsightly and awkward moments will occur. A white swimsuit when in contact with water might make the material a bit transparent. Hence, being as smooth as a baby’s cheeks will help one wear a white bikini perfectly.

2. Choose a white bikini with quality and thicker material

Bikinis are not only for parading on the beach and one often wears them to get some action such as swimming or playing in the water. It is important to choose a bikini that is made of durable and thicker cloth material to avoid embarrassing slips or accidental tears. The thicker material will cover amply the private parts while a double layer of lining is likewise welcome!

3. Tanning will do wonders

A white bikini against a nicely tanned skin is will look look visually appealing making this iconic swimwear standout. For maximum effect, a natural tan first previous to wearing a white bikini is highly recommended. Fake spray tans will not only wash off with water or sweat, but could stain your white bikini.

4. Get toned.

Having a toned body will not only help one rock the white bikini of choice but it is also a great confidence booster for the wearer. Don’t shy away from simply workouts that help perk your core muscles and gluteus maximus (butt muscles).

5. Pair with a crocheted coverup and beach accessories

To add more drama to your white swimwear, such as a crocheted coverup in basic colors of cream, black and yes, even white will make your outfit stand out from the beach crowd. Beach fashion jewelry is also perfect like those made of shells in white, or even in colorful blues and orange. Crocheted cover-ups and playful jewelry add the additional style to the already fabulous and iconic white bikini.


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      Gei Moore 4 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you DDE! I hope other women find this helpful as well.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      How to Rock the Iconic White Bikini awesome and well advised.