Bikini Debut Changes Florida

The bikini first went on sale July 5, 1946 after debuting at a Paris fashion show, changing Florida’s beaches forever.

Bikini clad woman posed on the beach, 1966

Bikini clad woman posed on the beach, 1966

 

Pensacola Beach, 1969

Pensacola Beach, 1969

 

Canaveral Pier, Cocoa Beach, 1970

Canaveral Pier, Cocoa Beach, 1970

 

Fort Lauderdale, 1967

Fort Lauderdale, 1967

 

Panama City Beach, ca. 1970

Panama City Beach, ca. 1970

 

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