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The great British burkini boom ... and thanks to Nigella, it's not just Muslim women buying them
by Helen Nugent
When Nigella Lawson emerged out of the sea on Sydney's Bondi beach dressed in one two years ago, it was greeted with astonishment.
But now burkinis – swimwear originally designed for Islamic women to protect their modesty – are soaring in popularity among British non-Muslims.
Demand is particularly strong among women keen to cover up their curves or protect their skin against the sun.
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