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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Haiku and Historical Facts and Fashion

The Southern Pines Mystery series begins in July of 1946. Many things of interest happened in that year that I thought worth sharing.

Historical Facts, July 1st - 6th, 1946

July 1st: US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll
July 4th - Anti Jewish riots in Kielce Poland and 42 die
July 5th - Louis Reard's bikini swimsuit design debuts at Paris fashion show
July 6th - "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 performances

Interestingly, Louis Reard named his swimsuit after the Bikini atoll. Not surprisingly, the bikini was a success at its debut, especially among the men. Read more about it here.

Most swimsuits in the 1940s looked like this: 

That's our history and fashion lesson for the day!

Haiku, Days 3 and 4

Day 3
Success or failure,
Release me from my comfort
To offer my life.

Day 4
To dream, to dream of
Solutions to one’s problems
To awake knowing.

Have a great day!

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