Forgot to charge your iPod for the beach? Just plug it into your solar-powered bikini…

Forgot to charge your iPod for the beach? Just plug it into your solar-powered bikini…

Forgot to charge your iPod for the beach Just plug it into a solar-powered bikini…

1:02 PM on 2nd June 2011

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She”s electric: The Solar Bikini is powered by the sun and has USB sockets stitched in for the wearer to plug in an electronic device

USB socket: The swimsuit is powered by photo-voltaic panels sewn together with conductive thread

USB socket: The swimsuit is powered by photo-voltaic panels sewn together with conductive thread

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Each bikini is made to measure and involves up to 80 hours of painstaking hand-stitching. Unsurprisingly, they cost more than 120 each