There really is no great way to describe my newest burkini. There is no shape that it takes on, no existing style that it resembles, no problem that it effectively solves. It impedes both modesty and actual swimming, costs more than $100 plus shipping, and can be secured only with an array of hooks, straps and elastic bands.
It is completely and entirely Barbie pink.
And according to Mayor David Lisnard of Cannes, if worn on a beach in his French city, it is “unwelcome.” It is a “symbol of Islamic extremism.” It may “create risks of disrupting public order.” I get the feeling that he is not talking about its color or functionality or the vast room for improvement designers have when it comes to modest wear.… Seguir leyendo »