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Beauty and the Beach: The Filipina and her bikini
May26

Beauty and the Beach: The Filipina and her bikini

By: Anna Oposa “Filipina girls/they’re unforgettable/bikini and t-shirt on top.” ~ A parody of Katy Perry’s song, “California Girls”   A bikini and a t-shirt on top—in extreme cases, shorts and t-shirt on top–was probably what most Pinays would wear on the beach. Ten to fifteen years ago. Now, our sunny shores are filled with Filipinas donning two-piece swimsuits in various styles and prints. This month, Illustrado explores why...

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