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White bikini - Mistake ?

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NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:25:21

I'm still on the hunt for the perfect beachwear for my hol in 7 weeks time. I've seen a bikini i like, but it's white. Will this be a hideous mistake ? I know I'll have to make sure that it doesn't go see-thru when wet, but will it be a faux-pas otherwise ?

I'll be lightly fake tanned for my holiday, so not pasty white (which I hope will make a mild difference to the overall effect). My colouring is dark hair & eyes.

What do you think ? It's the the colour i'm worried about rather than the shape.

flobbleflobble Mon 06-Jun-05 13:27:41

If you like it then buy it!
Why are you worried about it?

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:30:10

because i'd rather not be the one being sniggered at on the beach, as vain as that sounds!

suzywong Mon 06-Jun-05 13:30:18

personally and since you ask, I think white bikinis are a mistake for white ladies, whatever their colouring

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 06-Jun-05 13:30:53

Is it all white or does it have a pattern on it?

katierocket Mon 06-Jun-05 13:30:57

I think you have to have a good figure to carry it off

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:30:59

hmmm, i fear you may be right, sw

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:31:19

all white.

my figure is not great

cod Mon 06-Jun-05 13:31:50

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LemonDrizzle Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:03

They go see-through

katierocket Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:13

then perhaps not

Thomcat Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:26

According to the Sunday Times Style mag white bikins are a mistake, yes.

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:52

i'm getting a pretty strong and resounding 'NO!', then. Bugger

cod Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:55

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LemonDrizzle Mon 06-Jun-05 13:32:59

I spent a good 20mins of my last holiday crying with laughter at my friend who couldn't get out of the pool.

beansmum Mon 06-Jun-05 13:33:22

I wouldn't wear a white bikini, IMO they never look good. have you tried it on?

suzywong Mon 06-Jun-05 13:34:00

get the message?

anyway where are you going NDP?

cod Mon 06-Jun-05 13:34:03

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suzywong Mon 06-Jun-05 13:34:53

and then we will extort you
(not really, I'm not one to talk about swimsuits)

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:35:12

haven't tried it on, haven't even bought it yet.

Suzy - we're off to a friend's villa in the Majorcan mountains. Heavenly

suzywong Mon 06-Jun-05 13:37:22

very nice

cod Mon 06-Jun-05 13:38:50

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katierocket Mon 06-Jun-05 13:39:31

just come back from Pollensa.
Old town is gorgeous <sigh> you lucky thing

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:39:58

am very excited. Haven't been abroad for a beach hol since Sept 2001 .

NomDePlume Mon 06-Jun-05 13:40:45

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