As Summer approaches, so does bikini season. The shops are filling up with swimsuits and the beaches are too. On Tuesday, Sonny posted a set of three pictures to her Instagram, showing the harsh realities most women face when bikini shopping. I am wearing the largest size from one of the most popular high street stores sells in bikinis which is High street store bikinis do not cater for women of my body type. Majority of online stores don't either.
The History of the Bikini
Woman Changing Into Bikini Behind Towel On Beach Stock Photo - Getty Images
Bikini that changes colour and pattern when wet is called ‘amazing’ by happy shoppers
The same reasons why you love summer are also why you hate it. Bikini body paranoias should be a thing of the past at this point. How is this even a real question? Congratulations on turning a basic beach into a nude beach without ever having to take off your bikini! Probably, but so does every other female who has plans to procreate someday.
Swimsuit season strikes terror into even the most confident woman. Walking around in public in what equates to your underwear does not make any female heart sing with joy. Today, inundated with images of airbrushed perfection on Instagram and Facebook, and when the 'standard' for the female swimsuit body has morphed into a hybrid of Barbie meets Olympian, deciding what to wear to the beach can be fraught. Women must be svelte yet curvy, tanned and toned, pneumatic of chest yet flat of abdomen and utterly devoid of perceived imperfections.