I understand that all of South Beach allows topless sunbathing. But I'm curious if there is a particular section of South Beach where it is more prominent? We are also looking for a good hotel that isn't very kid friendly. We're thinking the Surfcomber or Shore Club Topless is most predominant from 15th Street to 23rd with the highest concentration in the th Streets due to the higher end hotels being there.
Join the club! Sign up for our newsletter. My mother and her friends would roll down their one pieces which would then become just bottoms and yes, trends are complicated: it was the fashion to go topless AND wear a one piece at the same time as soon as their feet would hit the sand, and then roll them back up when it was time to go swimming, but then roll them back down in the water. Yeah, the whole thing was a little complicated. Roll up, roll down, roll up, roll down. All this means is that….
My husband and I recently returned from a week on South Beach. We enjoyed it even more than we did last year. My husband had bought me a g-string swimsuit with nothing but a single string in the front same as the rear which was really exciting to wear. He wore a teardrop net g-string with quarter inch holes that enhanced his features, especially when he got somewhat full of himself, so to speak. We sunbathed, swam, and walked up and down the beach well beyond Lummus Park in both directions.
Is topless sunbathing over? According to the magazine the answer is "yes", and the reasons are threefold. First, an increased concern over health and the dangers of skin cancer; second, the "pornified" perception of topless women indeed Elle suggests the death of the monokini — ie swimming briefs — was linked to the idea that topless women are seen as "loose" ; and third, the rise of breast-affiliated activism — chiefly Femen , who use their naked breasts as a means of attracting attention to various causes, and Free the Nipple , a recent campaign that encourages women to go topless to end the stigma surrounding female bodies.