Everyone is talking about heading to beachier climes to get a break from the chill…
which got us talking about our favorite maillot (or bikini) moments in film.

Romy Schneider in the Sixties film La Piscine, courtesy of La Galerie de l’Instant 
  1. Two for the Road — Audrey Hepburn in knits and bright frames
  2. High Society — Grace Kelly, a white halter…
  3. La Piscine (above) — Romy Schneider redefines sexy.
  4. Atonement — Keira Knightley lounges in style.
  5. The Girl in the Bikini — The title says it all for Brigitte Bardot.
  6. Dr. No — Before there was Craig, Halle, Léa, there was Ursula.
  7. Goodbye, Columbus — Ali MacGraw’s classic country club cool
  8. Neptune’s Daughter — Esther Williams, the original bathing beauty
  9. Fast Times at Ridgemont High — Phoebe Cates’ red hot bikini
  10. Blue Crush — Surfer girl Kate Bosworth rules. So do her boy shorts.
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