A bikini bottom with an extreme groin cut-out that leaves very little to the imagination has understandably raised eyebrows online.
The itsy-bitsy bikini bottom by European brand HARD Swimwear features a high-cut, string sides that tie below the belly button.
But the most controversial part has to be the triangular cut-out that leaves several inches of the pubic area completely exposed.
US Big Brother star Liz Nolan, 28, sported the ‘Tie Me Down’ string bikini bottom on Instagram back in July, whipping her fans into a frenzy.
“Loveeee but interesting tan line that would leave!” commented one of the Miami native’s followers.
“That suit is cray,” said another.
“Doesn't seem practical for swimming, but it looks good,” pointed out one.
Another was concerned about the hair removal required to carry off the look, commenting, “Close shave”.
The racy beachwear comes in leopard and snake print as well as plain black - if you prefer a more subtle look - and costs about $45.
Those looking to quite literally top off their look with an equally skin-baring style might consider the brand’s ‘Sport’ top which exposes some serious underboob.
Just don’t forget to slather all skin left open to the sun’s rays with sunscreen, including any bits that, well... you get what we mean.
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