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The bikini has evolved much like society during the last century. From the early two-piece version, that covered most of the woman's body, to the invention of the string bikini in the 1940s which started to expose more of the midriff, to the modern suits that at times leaves little to the imagination. According to Glamour Magazine, the swimming costume has come a long way indeed.  

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