Some women see the bikini emoji as too sexualizing. Some men see the one-piece emoji as ‘not necessary.’
When Israeli musician Hanna Goor was booted offstage at a concert in Ashdod for wearing a bikini top, the incident was instantly framed in the international press — including in the Forward — as Israel’s “burkini moment.” But the singer rejects the comparison.
(JTA) — A senior Paris rabbi defended a string of controversial municipal bans in France on wearing publically the full-body swimsuit known as burkini. Moshe Sebbag, the rabbi of the Grand Synagogue of Paris, told JTA Tuesday he supported in principle the regulations adopted earlier this month in 15 French municipalities, including the famed beach resort…
Call it an anomaly, but the brains behind the splashy, blinged-out bikini swimsuit line Beach Gal, are two Hasidic men.
After an Australian swimwear designer caused a revolution in the industry by creating the world’s first burqini — a swimsuit cut to match the requirements of Muslim modesty laws whilst allowing the wearer to enjoy sun, sand and surf — comes a groundbreaking new model of ‘kini’ in Asia. The facekini is designed for those who wish to keep their skin safe from the sun’s rays. The colourful face mask has kicked up a storm among beachgoers in north-eastern China who are happy to cover their face and necks in order to keep their porcelain skin intact.
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Is a bikini-clad bum offensive? Does a clothed booty constitute an “inappropriate” image?