In Dr. No, our James Bond spa style flick pick for January, there is this famous scene where Urusula Andress comes out of the water in a fabulous bikini. Check it out, in case you missed the movie:
The bikini is so infamous, it even has its own facebook page and brought $61,000 at auction when Andress sold it. Mariah Carey even borrowed from the scene for her old school “Honey” video – a direct nod to the 1st Bond babe, watch it here:
So you’ve gotta wonder why two little pieces of lycra caused such a stir? One thing, is that belt. It has super powers to shrink your waist and suss up the sex appeal of an afternoon of sunbathing at the spa. I personally own two belted bikinis and can attest to it. Wanna test out Urusula’s belted bikini theory? Here’s a few Dr. No inspired suits we love:
Glam oozes from this black and gold Freya model (with balconette top also available if you prefer) at Figleaves
More daring? Here’s a hot little number from Asha:
And isn’t this retro styled Where’s My Toucan bikini from Marc Jacobs (avail. at Neiman Marcus) simply adorable?
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