One...singular sensation? Is such a thing possible in the world of bathing suits? The two-piece is such a classic staple in the hearts and minds of Miami denizens that melding your top and bottom into a whole new (and single) garment seems almost preposterous.
So preposterous that, in fact, we've been a little unsure of what to think of the monokini. Like sporks, skorts, and jeggings before it, the mashup of the bikini and one-piece might feel a bit too Frankenstein. And yet, this is a town of swimwear, and combining the sportiness of a one-piece with the allure of a bikini makes a lot of sense.
Body-flattering, unique, and forever putting an end to the missing top/bottom fiasco, the monokini, when done right, really works. When (as the Spice Girls say) "Two Become One" it appears that great, totally wearable bikinis can, forgive us, reach a singularity.
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