The Suspender Bikini: at last!


  Bikinis are just so hard to wear, aren't they? Seriously, aren't bikinis hard to wear? One minute you'll be prancing around the pool, the next your bikini bottoms have just dropped right off and you're exposing your ass to world. What's a girl to do?

Well, of course, you could just make sure you buy the right size. We find that works. Or, you could go for the equally effective, but ever-so-slightly puzzling method of wearing suspenders (or "braces", as we call them in the UK) to keep 'em up. Look, Vans have created a bikini with the suspenders attached, how about that? And you can also wear it next time you want to dress up as an American Apparel model, into the bargain!

We're going to stick with our regular bikinis, if it's all the same to you, Vans, but if you'd like to buy this one, it's $32 from Karmaloop.


  • March 5, 2009


    I would actually consider wearing it, if
    – the pants came up a little higher
    – the suspenders wouldn’t just go straight down the back, but had a Y-shape like regular suspenders do.
    Just for the fun of it.
    But the way it is, this only looks awkward and silly.

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  • March 5, 2009


    At last indeed! I’ve been waiting for this day for many, many years. *sob*

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  • March 5, 2009


    I’m surprised they aren’t completely sold out, I mean, there are plenty of STRIPPERS in the U.S., am I right????

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  • March 6, 2009


    Absolutely awful!

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  • April 10, 2009

    Anne Pink

    I kinda like them, because my bikini bottoms are ALWAYS falling down.

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