Reard Fashion Show, 1946 Bikini briefs in the forties were HUGE (no, literally) and always teamed with an, ahem, on-point structured top. These gorgeous models perfect their catwalk struts at the Reard show in 1946
"Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the century.
Gabrielle Chanel in her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris. Published in Harper's Bazaar in this photo was chosen for the Chanel advertisement. For the first time, Chanel herself promoted her perfume 1937