Ever since the days of Brigitte Bardot, topless sunbathing has been the epitome of fast living in places like St. But now that's going out of style, according to reports from France. The turn against beach borne nudity is being interpreted in various ways. Some say topless sunbathing has gone out of style because of fears about global warming and sun-induced cancers. Others think it may actually be a casualty of the global economic downturn.
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Once widespread in France, topless sunbathing is going out of fashion, a survey has shown, with fears about harassment, body image and health seen as prompting a trend to cover up more at the beach. Fewer than one in five Frenchwomen under 50 said they sported a "monokini", compared to 28 percent a decade ago and 43 percent in , according to the survey by French pollster Ifop published Tuesday. Young women aged 18 to 25 said harassment, criticism of their bodies and being ogled by men were their biggest barriers to going topless. And while France may be the country of liberty, equality and fraternity, Frenchwomen are more shy than their European neighbours about stripping off at the beach, compared to Spaniards 48 per cent and Germans But marketing and social media, rather than modesty, are to blame for the decline, said Camille Froidevaux-Metterie, political science professor at Reims university and author of French-language book "Women's Bodies, the Battle of Intimacy".
Is it okay for us women to sunbathe topless in st. I know it's okay in Jamaica but I wasn't too sure about st. Any info I could get would be great.
I am planning a trip to cuba March , and am concerned about the topless sunbathing in the playa varadero resort. Has anyonw stayed there that can tell me if it is widly accepted? I have heard that there is topless women out on the streets, I am sure this is an exageration, but concerned non the less.