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ITSY-BITSY, TEENY-WEENY OUTRAGE

Controversial, yes—but the burkini is this year’s hottest swimsuit

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AH, SUMMER… long days, blistering heat, cool dips in the pool.

And the burkini.

Yes, the burkini—a portmanteau for burqa, a robe-like garment, and bikini, a two-piece bathing suit that made its debut 70 years ago at the fashionable Parisian lido Molitor.

+ BARE NECESSITIES: The designer of the burkini says wearing one is not just a religious choice. “Not all of us like to be naked.”
CHRIS CARLSON/AP
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