We can't help but reference classic swimsuits of yore when shopping for our own. A white bikini will always bring to mind the ultrasexy Ursula Andress emerging from the sea in Dr. No, while a red one-piece reminds us fondly of Pamela Anderson's Baywatch days. Then there's the indelible mark of countless Sports Illustrated swimsuit models whose careers have been launched by a cover on the vaunted swimsuit issue. We look at back at some of our favorite beach babes over time, some who captured a moment and others who represented an era. Click through our slide show to see our picks.
We can't help but reference classic swimsuits of yore when shopping for our own.