High-waisted, strapless, or crochet: these are the swimwear trends for 2017.
While string bikinis are fully acceptable in the West, the burkini - a full-body swimsuit - is the topic of heated debate. DW speaks to fashion theorist Barbara Vinken about this polemic garment.
Both bikinis and burkinis have provoked scandals as ideas of modesty and women's rights have changed over time. From functional to fashionable, here's a look at how the bathing suit has developed.
A DW web-video about the burkini has gone viral, sparking a debate about the relationship between female nudity and politics. Here is what can be learned from social media users' hundreds of reactions.
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