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Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 5:43 a.m.

Polka-dot bikini? Try canvas dress!

The thought of trying on swimsuits is enough to make some of us sweat. Be grateful you weren't around 100 or 200 years ago, when swimsuits were made of itchy wool and looked like Hogwarts robes. (Or maybe you'd like to wear a Hogwarts robe to the beach.)

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