The use of textured polyester to recreate a fashion craze from the1950s was a feature of the recent Pure, Premier and 40 Degrees London ready to wear fairs. "Half a century ago the bubble textured stretch swimsuit was the hottest fashion in beach wear - with one pieces in this type of fabric easily outselling the then newly-invented bikini," said No Angels, one of the UK casual wear companies most heavily committed to bringing back the bubble for summer 2002.