History[ edit ] Beginnings and early years[ edit ] When Rupert Murdoch relaunched the flagging Sun newspaper in tabloid format on 17 November , he began publishing photographs of clothed glamour models on its third page in a move intended to help the paper compete with its principal rival, the Daily Mirror , which was printing photos of women in lingerie or bikinis. Page 3 photographs over the following year were often provocative, but did not feature nudity. Whether it was editor Larry Lamb or Murdoch who decided to introduce the Page 3 feature is disputed, but on 17 November , the tabloid celebrated its first anniversary by publishing a photograph of year-old Singapore born model Stephanie Khan in her "birthday suit" i. Sitting in a field, backlit by the sun, with one of her breasts visible from the side, Khan was photographed by Beverley Goodway , who became The Sun's principal Page 3 photographer until he retired in
But it seems the year-old screen sweetheart won't rule out flashing at least some flesh for a film role. Touch wood. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation as her charity of choice. The issue, she says, is close to her heart.
Nineteenth century[ edit ] In late nineteenth century New York, costume parties were popular amongst the affluent. Costumes were typically historical European aristocracy. Authenticity was important, even extending to using actual period elements. For example, Cornelia Bradley-Martin attended her own party, the notorious Bradley-Martin Ball , dressed as Marie Antoinette , wearing jewellery actually owned and worn by Antoinette herself.