Gretchen Carlson announced plans to scrap the swimsuit portion, and current Miss America Cara Mund is cheering on the decision to say #byebyebikini.
Ashley Graham posted a number of images of her photo shoot with Swimsuits For All. Ashley Graham is one of the most prominent faces in the modeling industry right now. One brand that she’s backed for a number of years? Swimsuits For All — a swimwear retailer that carries sizes 4 to 34 and a line of swimwear she created.
People have been swimming since the Stone Age, which was, oh, um, about 2.9 million years ago. They didn’t start to race each other, however, until 1837, when the National Society of Great Britain began to hold competitions. Consequently the sport was a natural fit for the Olympic Games, when they started in 1896 in Athens, Greece. The suits were eventually found to be too helpful though and, in 2010, they were banned from competitive swimming.