Gernreich

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Bikini Variants - Variants - Monokini
... In 1964, Rudi Gernreich, an Austrian fashion designer, designed the original monokini in the US ... Gernreich also invented its name, and the word monokini is first recorded in English that year ... Gernreich's monokini looked like a one-piece swimsuit suspended from two halter straps in the cleavage of bared breasts ...
Monokini - History
... In 1964, Rudi Gernreich (also spelled Rudy Gernreich), an Austrian-American fashion designer, designed the original monokini in the US ... Gernreich also was the first to use the name, and the word monokini is first recorded in English that year ... Gernreich's monokini looked like a one-piece swimsuit suspended from two halter straps in the cleavage of bared breasts ...
Mattachine Society - Founding
... Hay met Rudi Gernreich in July 1950 ... The two became lovers, and Hay showed Gernreich The Call ... Gernreich, declaring the document "the most dangerous thing ever read", became an enthusiastic financial supporter of the venture, although he did not lend his name to it (going ...
Rudi Gernreich - Biography
... Born in Vienna, Austria, Gernreich fled the country at age 16 due to Nazism, and later migrated to the United States, settling in Los Angeles, California ... Gernreich moved into fashion design via fabric design, and then worked closely with model Peggy Moffitt and photographer William Claxton, pushing the boundaries of "the ... Gernreich is perhaps most noted for his design of the first topless swimsuit, or monokini, as well as the pubikini – a bikini with a window in front to reveal the ...
Toplessness - Sunbathing
... In 1964, fashion designer Rudi Gernreich designed the first topless swimsuit, which he called the "monokini" in the US ... Gernreich's monokini looked like a one-piece swimsuit suspended from two halter straps in the cleavage of bared breasts ... By the end of the season, Gernreich had sold 3000 swimsuits at $24 a piece, which meant a tidy profit for such a minuscule amount of fabric ...