Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Top 10 Most Iconic Swimsuits

Top 10 Most Iconic Swimsuits

The best bathing suits aren’t always practical — Raquel Welch’s prehistoric two-piece wouldn’t have lasted long in open waters — but they’re impossible to forget. With a little help from InStyle fashion director Hal Rubenstein, we've compiled a slideshow of the most iconic swimsuits ever..........

1. Elizabeth Taylor, 'Suddenly, Last Summer,' 1959:
Yes, the plot was rather melodramatic. But the pure white tank that Elizabeth Taylor wore in 1959's "Suddenly, Last Summer" — in which she played a mental patient disturbed after witnessing her cousin's shocking death — was nothing short of perfection.

Elizabeth Taylor


Raquel Welch, 'One Million Years B.C.,' 1966:

Raquel Welch, 'One Million Years B.C.,' 1966

Ursula Andress, 'Dr. No,' 1962:

Ursula Andress

Farrah Fawcett, 1976:

Farrah Fawcett, 1976

Bo Derek, '10,' 1979:



6. Phoebe Cates, 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High,' 1982



7. Carrie Fisher, 'Return of the Jedi,' 1983

Carrie Fisher

8. Pamela Anderson, 'Baywatch,' 1995

Pamela Anderson, 'Baywatch,' 1995

9. Halle Berry, 'Die Another Day,' 2002

Halle Berry, 'Die Another Day,' 2002

10. Jessica Alba, 'Into the Blue,' 2005

Jessica Alba, 'Into the Blue,' 2005

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