Classic Black Monroe Bikini

Classic Black Monroe Bikini

This full coverage bikini will make you look slim, trim and sexy. The black twisted Halter Top and ..

$44.00 $88.00

Cobra Two Strap Snakeskin Bikini

Cobra Two Strap Snakeskin Bikini

Get a little wild in this simple two strap bikini and have your body look amazing! Supportive doubl..

$44.50 $89.00

French Dot Sheer Banded Thong Bikini

French Dot Sheer Banded Thong Bikini

This sheer underwire polka dot banded thong swimsuit will have your body looking and feeling amazin..

$36.00 $72.00

Sailor Stripes Bikini

Sailor Stripes Bikini

UjENA Sailor Stripes BikiniThis Sailor Stripes bikini is sure to get a seal of approval! Totally na..

$48.00 $96.00

Romantic Ruffled Banded Thong Bikini

Romantic Ruffled Banded Thong Bikini

Our most romantic bikini yet. Playful ruffles and banded thong bottom will make you feel super sexy..

$34.50 $69.00

Olive Fantasy Jungle Royalty Bikini

Olive Fantasy Jungle Royalty Bikini

Be in the wild and feel the tropics where high fashion hits the fungle in our Fantasy Jungle Olive&..

$128.00 $256.00

Sheer Zebra Print Open-Back Tankini

Sheer Zebra Print Open-Back Tankini

Show off your animal side while bringing sexy back! This tankini is for Every Body with a little bit..

$39.50 $79.00

Midnight Leopard G-String

Midnight Leopard G-String

This sun loving G is perfect any time day or night!  Take a moonlight prowl to get the full f..

$99.00 $198.00

Metallic Calypso Goddess Bikini

Metallic Calypso Goddess Bikini

The ultimate shiny black bikini that will make your body look like you just stepped off the runway!..

$39.00 $78.00

Cool Back Sport Bikini

Cool Back Sport Bikini

Cool Back Sport BikiniThe ultimate fashion sport suit! Sport top with mesh net insert and ..

$59.00 $118.00

Electric Coral Halter Banded Bikini

Electric Coral Halter Banded Bikini

This simple, bright and body loving bikini is the best combination! Crossover halter top works grea..

$41.00 $82.00

Easee Fit Emerald Action Full Bikini

Easee Fit Emerald Action Full Bikini

Easee Fit CollectionSwimwear for sport just got fashionable! The most comfortable bikini in the worl..

$96.00 $192.00

Black and White Thong Bikini

Black and White Thong Bikini

The perfect banded thong. Black and white color combination is so classic! Triangle Top and fold ov..

$39.74 $79.48

My Frenchee Thong Bikini

My Frenchee Thong Bikini

UjENA My Frenchee Thong BikiniYou will look so hot in this bikini.  Amazing supportive bandeau ..

$79.00 $158.00

Electric Coral Vogue Slider Skirted Bikini

Electric Coral Vogue Slider Skirted Bikini

Be cutesy, sexy and totally ready for summer is your Coral Vogue Side Tie Skirted Bikini. The t..

$98.00 $196.00

High Fashion Zebra Swim Dress

High Fashion Zebra Swim Dress

This swim dress is a must have for your next vacation. This stylish sheer zebra swimsuit is super f..

$34.24 $68.48

Cool Cocktail Skirted

Cool Cocktail Skirted

This halter skirted bikini is the perfect bikini and outfit all in one. This matte white fabric wil..

$54.50 $109.00

Panama City Bikini

Panama City Bikini

Like the beaches of Panama City, this bikini is fun, exciting and bright like the sun! Triangle top..

$34.74 $69.48

Sparkle Teeny G-String Bikini

Sparkle Teeny G-String Bikini

Hot Hot Hot! This g-string is sparkling and sheer! Super sexy and high fashion, this bikini is grea..

$39.50 $79.00

Orange Baby Blue Jean Bikini Short

Orange Baby Blue Jean Bikini Short

Orange Baby Blue Jean Bikini Short  by UjENA You will look so hot in these Bikini Shorts.&..

$42.50 $85.00

Sheer Saint-Tropez Bikini

Sheer Saint-Tropez Bikini

UjENA Saint-Tropez BikiniSheer if you Dare!  Even if you can't make it to the beachs of France..

$76.00 $152.00

Sunshine Open Back Tankini

Sunshine Open Back Tankini

This tankini is for Every Body with a little bit of sexiness added!This open-back tankini in Sunshin..

$124.00 $248.00

Hot Pink Sheer Festival String Bikini

Hot Pink Sheer Festival String Bikini

This hot pink String Bikini is bright in our feistaval see through lace on the top only f..

$89.00 $178.00

Easee Fit Emerald Action Bikini Cheeky

Easee Fit Emerald Action Bikini Cheeky

Easee Fit Collection The most comfortable bikini in the world, UjENA's Easee Fit. Top feels so comf..

$89.00 $178.00

Faux Suede Vogue Skirted Bikini

Faux Suede Vogue Skirted Bikini

The Skirted Vogue Bikini is all fashion forward in our faux suede microfiber fabric and is swimwear..

$129.00 $258.00

Turquoise La Lola Tankini

Turquoise La Lola Tankini

Sofisticated and Oh so classy all in one bikini, known as a tankini! This turquoise ..

$89.00 $178.00

Sparkle Swim Dress

Sparkle Swim Dress

Light up the beach a little more in this Sexy Sparkle Swim Dress. Look simply amazing in this low c..

$39.50 $79.00

Silver and Black Bikini

Silver and Black Bikini

Our Silver and Black bikini is sexy and high fashion.  The black looks and feels lik..

$119.00 $238.00

Easee Fit Black Action Full Bikini

Easee Fit Black Action Full Bikini

Easee Fit CollectionSwimwear for sport just got fashionable! The most comfortable bikini in the worl..

$96.00 $192.00

Sheer When-Wet Colombian Bikini

Sheer When-Wet Colombian Bikini

Sheer When-Wet Colombian Bikini This stylish suit is fun, fresh and sheer! The top and bottoms are a..

$34.50 $69.00

Hibiscus Isle Bikini

Hibiscus Isle Bikini

The tropics will never look as good until you slip into this true island loving bikini.  When ..

$79.00 $158.00

Picasso Sport Tankini

Picasso Sport Tankini

This versatile sport tankini can go anywhere and do anything in high fashion action! The support of..

$99.00 $198.00

Olive Sheer Bubbles Tonga

Olive Sheer Bubbles Tonga

UjENA Sheer Collection This bikini is skimpy, sheer, and oh so bubbly with little dots of iridescen..

$89.00 $178.00

Colombian Bikini

Colombian Bikini

This stylish suit is fun and fresh! The top and bottoms are a perfect pair that can be worn by anyo..

$34.50 $69.00

La Leopard Banded Thong Bikini

La Leopard Banded Thong Bikini

Wild and risque, this is the perfect banded thong bikini. Animal print is super seductive and fun t..

$39.74 $79.48

Pool Party Banded Bikini

Pool Party Banded Bikini

This banded bikini is so comfortable and flattering on any body type! Feel sexy and covered all at ..

$41.00 $82.00

La Mademoiselle Fashion Swimsuit

La Mademoiselle Fashion Swimsuit

A chic, sophisticated bikini that sets you apart from the rest. Gorgeous pleated fabric with a touc..

$84.50 $169.00

Peach Easee Fit Twist Bikini

Peach Easee Fit Twist Bikini

Easee Fit CollectionTake to the beach or catching a few rays at the pool, this Easee Fit bikini is ..

$74.00 $148.00

Flirty Skirted Halter Bikini

Flirty Skirted Halter Bikini

Flippy and flirty and perfect for all beach babes. If you love just a little more coverage, this is..

$54.00 $108.00

Costa Rican Floral Side Tie Bikini

Costa Rican Floral Side Tie Bikini

Feel the tropics all around you as you wear this island beauty print! This  classic string bik..

$37.00 $74.00

Sheer Sparkle Sorbet Swim Dress

Sheer Sparkle Sorbet Swim Dress

Welcome to luxury! This gold glittery, lightweight sparkle fabric panel paired with our shiny sorbe..

$139.00 $278.00

Strapless Twist Bikini

Strapless Twist Bikini

This strapless twist top will hug you tight and accentuate your bust. This full-fit bikini guarante..

$37.00 $74.00

Monroe Shaper Bikini

Monroe Shaper Bikini

Shape every inch of your body while looking like a star! Our Monroe top is the best. Ties at the ne..

$44.50 $89.00

Curvy Girl Bikini

Curvy Girl Bikini

Simple, sexy and perfect for the bustier, curvier girl. This simple black bikini is the ideal suit ..

$37.00 $74.00

Canary Islands Floral Halter Top and Minimizer Bottom Bikini

Canary Islands Floral Halter Top and Minimizer Bottom Bikini

The perfect bikini has arrived! The Canary Islands Minimizer looks amazing on all body types but is..

$49.00 $98.00

Berry Sheer Mirage Bikini

Berry Sheer Mirage Bikini

This bikini is super illusional and sheer! Glittering specks of gold throughout berr..

$99.00 $198.00

Neon Orange Calypso

Neon Orange Calypso

Our classic Calypso Bikini style in neon orange will look so slimming on you. This fuller cove..

$119.00 $238.00

Black Festival Open Back Tankini

Black Festival Open Back Tankini

Festival ready! Open-Back Tankini in romantic black is designed for those who love the feel of..

$99.00 $198.00

Crochet Islander Cover Up

Crochet Islander Cover Up

A UjENA Exclsive design hand crocheted in our UjENA factory. Special open fish net stitch creates a..

$149.00 $298.00

White Marilyn Tankini

White Marilyn Tankini

The Ultimate Tankini! Gathered at the sides, this style is perfect for slimming your body and hidin..

$44.50 $89.00

Royal Island Open Back Tankini Plus

Royal Island Open Back Tankini Plus

This is an amazing sexy tankini is made for Every Body with a little bit of sexiness added! Th..

$119.00 $238.00

24 Karat Gold Sunset Bikini

24 Karat Gold Sunset Bikini

Gold Lame fabric combined with this classic Butterfly top and a Scrunch Tonga bottom. Great for tan..

$69.00 $138.00

Welcome to Classic-Bikinis.com. We are your one stop shop for bikinis of all sorts. Our bikinis are manufactured here in the USA. We have bikinis and swimsuits for all women-at any age, at any shape.

We differentiate ourselves based on innovation, detail and care for customers. We take special care to design and manufacture functional, yet creative, products. We pay particular attention to details which you will appreciate as you use our bikinis over the course of time. Naturally none of this would make any sense without you, the customer. We go the extra mile to make your shopping experience wonderful.

A short history of bikinis

Bikinis are a women's swimsuit with two parts, one covering the breasts, the other the groin (and optionally the buttocks), leaving an uncovered area between the two, although Camkinis and Tankini will often cover the stomach area. Obviously bikinis are worn in hot weather while swimming. The shape of bikinis resemble women's underwear, and the lower part can range from revealing thong or g-string to more modest square-cut shorts.

Prior to the modern bikinis we are accustomed to seeing at the beach, there is a relatively long history of predecessors to bikinis dating back to antiquity. Modern bikinis were invented by the Frenchman Louis R�ard in 1946 who coined the term bikini after Bikini Atoll and since this was the site of extensive nuclear weapons testing which he felt gave the apparel a futuristic sounding name which would create a buzz figuratively similar to the buzz around nuclear devices.

Bikinis are perhaps the most popular female beachwear around the globe due to the power of women since the emancipation of swimwear symbolized by bikinis has always been linked to the emancipation of women.

The history of the bikini is a checkered one. The earliest evidence of a bikini-like costume dates back to the Chalcolithic era, as the mother-goddess of �atalh�y�k, a large ancient settlement in southern Anatolia, is depicted astride two leopards wearing garb akin to a modern bikini. Two-piece garments worn by women for athletic purposes are on Greek urns and paintings dating back to 1400 BC. Active women of ancient Greece wore a breastband called a mastodeton or an apodesmos, which continued to be used as an undergarment in the Middle Ages. While men in ancient Greece abandoned the perizoma, partly high-cut briefs and partly loincloth, women performers and acrobats continued to wear it. Artwork dating back to the Diocletian period (286-305 AD) in Villa Romana del Casale, Sicily depicts women in garments resembling bikinis in mosaics on the floor. The images of ten women, dubbed the "Bikini Girls", exercising in clothing that would pass as bikinis today, are the most replicated mosaic among the 37 million colored tiles at the site. Archeological finds, especially in Pompeii, show the Roman goddess Venus wearing a bikini. A statue of Venus in a bikini was found in cupboard in the southwest corner in Casa della Venere, others were found in the front hall. A statue of Venus was recovered from the tablinum of the house of Julia Felix, and another from an atrium at the garden at Via Dell'Abbondanza.

The modern bikini started to emerge again in 1907, when Australian swimmer and performer Annette Kellerman was arrested on a Boston beach for wearing a form-fitting one-piece which became an accepted swimsuit for women by 1910. Pictures of her were produced as evidence in the Esquire magazine versus United States Postmaster General legal battle over indecency in 1943. In 1913, inspired by the introduction of females into Olympic swimming, the designer Carl Jantzen made the first functional two-piece swimwear, a close-fitting one-piece with shorts on the bottom and short sleeves on top. By the 1930s, necklines plunged at the back, sleeves disappeared and sides were cut away. Hollywood endorsed the new glamour with films such as Neptune's Daughter in which Esther Williams wore provocatively named costumes such as "Double Entendre" and "Honey Child". With new materials like lastex and nylon, by 1934 the swimsuit started hugging the body and had shoulder straps to lower for tanning. Burlesque and vaudeville performers wore two-piece outfits in the 1920s, and in 1932 French designer Madeleine Vionnet offered an exposed midriff in an evening gown.

By the early 1940s two-piece swimsuits were frequent on American beaches. Hollywood stars like Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth and Lana Turner tried similar swimwear or beachwear. Pin ups of Hayworth and Esther Williams in the costume were widely distributed. Finally, the modern bikini was introduced by French engineer Louis R�ard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in 1946. R�ard was a car engineer but by 1946 he was running his mother's lingerie boutique near Les Folies Berg�res in Paris. Heim was working on a new kind of beach costume. It comprised two pieces, the bottom large enough to cover its wearer's navel. In May 1946, he advertised it as the world's "smallest bathing suit". R�ard named his swimsuit the �bikini,� taking the name from the Bikini Atoll, one of a series of islands in the South Pacific where testing on the new atomic bomb was occurring that summer. Historians assume Reard termed his swimsuit the �bikini� because he believed its revealing style would create reactions among people similar to those created by America�s atomic bomb in Japan just one summer earlier. R�ard sliced the top off the bottoms and advertised it as "smaller than the smallest swimsuit". R�ard could not find a model to wear his design. He ended up hiring Micheline Bernardini, a nude dancer from the Casino de Paris. That bikini, a string bikini with a g-string back of 30 square inches (194 cm2) of clothes with newspaper type printed across, was introduced on July 5 at Piscine Molitor, a public pool in Paris. Heim's design was the first worn on the beach, but clothing was given its name by R�ard.

The bikini has spawned many stylistic variations. A regular bikini is defined as a two pieces of garments that cover the groin and buttocks at the lower end and the breasts in the upper end. Some bikinis can offer a large amount of coverage, while other bikinis provide only the barest minimum. Topless variants may still be considered bikinis, although technically no longer two-piece swimsuits. Along with a variation in designs, the term bikini was followed by an often hilarious lexicon including the monokini (top part missing), seekini (transparent bikini), tankini (tank top, bikini bottom), camikini (camisole top and bikini bottom) and hikini. Since fashions of different centuries exist beside one another in early 21st century, though it is possible to imagine a woman combining a bikini and a 1910 bathing costume.

Bikini tops come in several different styles and cuts, including a halter-style neck that offers more coverage and support, a strapless bandeau, a rectangular strip of fabric covering the breasts that minimizes large breasts, a top with cups similar to a push-up bra, and the more traditional triangle cups that lift and shape the breasts. Bikini bottoms vary in style and cut and in the amount of coverage they offer, coverage ranging anywhere from complete underwear-style coverage, as in the case of more modest bottom pieces like briefs, shorts, or briefs with a small skirt-panel attached, to almost full exposure, as in the case of the thong bikini. Skimpier styles have narrow sides, including V-cut (in front), French cut (with high-cut sides) and low-cut string (with string sides). In just one major fashion show in 1985 were two-piece suits with cropped tank tops instead of the usual skimpy bandeaux, suits that are bikinis in front and one-piece in back, suspender straps, ruffles, and daring, navel-baring cutouts.Subsequent variations on the theme include the monokini, tankini, string bikini, thong, slingshot, minimini, teardrop, and micro.