Wearing bikinis is common in the modern society as more people have accepted their bold designs due to the development of culture and fashion. However, in fact, bikinis were already found in the ancient society. In other word, people even wore bikinis in the ancient times. What kind of bikinis did they wear? Did they wear high waisted cheeky bikinis like us today? In the following part, more details are going to be offered to you. After reading it, you may have a better understanding of bikini history.
For belief, for athletics
It is said that women wore bikini-style clothing as early as 5600 years ago, which belonged to the pre-Roman era historically. The scenes of women in bikinis were discovered in several historical relics, which surprised many archaeologists and researchers in the beginning.
According to archaeological findings, a large tribe believed a goddess who rode two leopards and wore a bikini-style clothes over 5,000 years ago. And women in two-piece bikini-style clothing were seen in some urns and paintings which could be dated back to the ancient Greek era. It is believed that women at that time wore bikinis for fitness or athletics.
What’s more, in ancient Greece, female athletes wore a breastband, which was called mastodeton or apodesmos. And this style of clothing could also be seen in the Middle Ages. People in this era continued to wear such clothing.
For female performers and arcobats, they also wore a bikin-style clothing, which was called perizoma at that time. A perizoma included a partly high-cut briefs and a loincloth, which was the prototype of a two-piece bikini in the modern time. While men didn’t wear perizomas in ancient Greece. The clothing they wore was different from what women wore.
Roll the clock back to the pre-Roman era
Although you don’t have the power to come back to the pre-Roman era, you can still catch a glimpse of this brilliant time by designing similar bikinis for yourself. Before start your DIY, prepare some basic bikinis at first. Come to Kameymall and choose some quality bikinis.