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Melina Mercouri, Greek Actress, Wore A Perfect White Swimsuit In The '60s (PHOTO)

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White swimsuits can be tricky since they often become sheer when wet. But, with Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, wearing a white bathing suit that shows off your summer tan is a must.

Take a tip from Greek actress, Melina Mercouri, who is best known for roles in "Never on Sunday," "Topkapi," and "Promise At Dawn." In the photo below, Mercouri is pictured with her co-star Anthony Perkins on the set of 1962's "Phaedra," which was also directed by her future husband Jules Dassin. Mercouri exemplifies '60s style in her white, fitted swimsuit, but we're really loving her cute straw hat and that huge grin -- and that cloudless sky is the perfect backdrop.

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