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English: A bikini is a type of women's two-piece swimsuit designed to provide minimal coverage of the body. One part of the attire covers the breasts and the other part covers the groin and part of or the entire buttocks, leaving an uncovered area between the two. The shapes of both parts of a bikini resemble women's underwear, and the lower part can range from revealing thong or g-string to briefs.
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Bikini fashion: 2010 to present[edit]


Famous "bikini girls" mosaic, found by archaeological excavation of the ancient Roman villa near Piazza Armerina in Sicily, showing women exercising, running, or receiving the palm of victory and crown (for victory in an athletic competition).

See Villa del Casale#Bikini women for more.

Bikini contest[edit]

A swimsuit competition is a beauty contest in which people compete against each other and are judged on their appearance while wearing swimsuits. Most showcase women dressed in bikinis—these two-piece swimsuits in a variety of cuts and styles, designed to provide minimal body coverage but with some modesty.

Modern bikinis, ordered by briefs style[edit]

With string briefs[edit]

Bikinis of this style provide moderate rear coverage.

With tanga briefs[edit]

Bikinis of this style provide moderate rear coverage.

With cheeky briefs[edit]

Bikinis of this style provide minimal rear coverage.

G-string & microkini[edit]

These bikinis provide no rear coverage.

Sports bikinis[edit]

Hard bikini[edit]