The bikini, the first two-piece bathing costume, is presented to the public in Paris in 1946.

It sparked off a fashion revolution!

Selection of clips

  • Mode swimsuit in Miami

  • Programme title: Les Actualités Françaises
  • Collection: Actualités Françaises
  • First broadcast date: thursday 16/01/1947
  • The election of Miss France

  • Programme title: Les Actualités Françaises
  • Collection: Actualités Françaises
  • First broadcast date: thursday 01/01/1948
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