Moviegoers and the general public took note when year-old Demi Moore post kids showed off her black-bikini-clad body in "Charlie's Angels: Brigitte Bardot alone helped make the modern bikini popular and acceptable in Europe. The Vatican thought it was sinful. Moral disapproval, often fueled by religious convictions, provide an initial deterrent to wide acceptance. But times were changing.
"Le soleil, du sable et des coquillages"
Fashion Flashback: French actress Brigitte Bardot lounges on the beach at the Cannes Film Festival in wearing a floral bikini bathing suit. The film managed to skirt the U. And for a long time, that was really quite taboo in America.