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1946: The first bikini  
At the end of the 1940’s, two tiny pieces of fabric caused a scandal on the beaches. The French fashion designer, Louis Reard, called the design the "bikini."

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On July 6, 1946 French designer Louis Reard's new creation cause a worldwide sensation: the bikini. What is the name of the two-piece bathing suit attributed to?
  References to US atom bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll on the Marshall Islands
  The traditional dress of the Bikinians, an ethnic group of the Central Pacific
  Louis Reard's idead after a vacation in the South Pacific