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Are Women Still Going Topless in Italy? Particularly in the Amalfi area.

Are Women Still Going Topless in Italy? Particularly in the Amalfi area.

Jun 26th, 2000, 06:36 AM
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jane
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I was there last summer and my husband and I had a "discussion" as to whether it was appropriate for me to go topless. He was afraid it would engender lewd remarks or extended stares, but none of that happened at all. I daresay nobody noticed or cared. Of course I would never do this at home (California), but I'd never cover my head at home (just becasue I am a woman) as I did when I went to the middle east in the 80's.
 
Jun 27th, 2000, 05:13 AM
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Janey
because it would be very bad educated (hope I found the right word...) if you would sit yourself in a bar topless and have your drink or eating something. and if you would do it anyway you might find yourself in old men who are stearing and looking your breast and like to eat you...... an italian woman is going without problems topless on the beach but you will never ever find an italian woman who is going topless to the bar on the beach. maybe it do have something to do with respect for the other guests there. german women could do this easely because they are not really good educated for some reasons. but I don't think that american women would like to be like german ones?


 
Jun 27th, 2000, 10:36 AM
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LOL! Had to read thru the thread and enjoyed the laughs!! Actually they don't go "topless" in bars/restaurants because of what they might spill or dribble onto their chests ... that's why men wear ties to protect the shirt! LOL Americans seem to be so uptite about what to wear/not to wear instead of just relaxing and enjoying! If you want your top off, just do it. If you don't, don't. Men have been going topless with no repercussions for years and I have seem many an unattractive one who needed a top! LOL And for those "uneducated" German women, well, that is just too funny!!!!
 
Jun 27th, 2000, 11:29 AM
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Ann
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I was in the Amalfi area last June and under 20% of the women went topless. Last week in Liguria very few went topless.
 
Jun 27th, 2000, 02:30 PM
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i lived there for years and never once saw anybody bothered by any degree of nudity on the beach. it's about behaviour, not nudity--if you behave like an iddiot it doesn't amtter what your wearing--you are an idiot!! people love the freedom of going without at the beach-something we Americans could learn from!!
 
Jun 27th, 2000, 02:41 PM
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I remember seeing a 60 something woman removing her top on a beach in Amalfi. It was not so much the fact that she had bare breasts, but the taste with which she removed the top and the fact that she was in very good shape for a woman her age, although certainly no body like a 30 year old. So, if you want to remove your top, do so, but please don't cause pain to the other people on the beach--as in all other places in Italy, you should be "tastfully and appropriately dressed."
 
Jun 27th, 2000, 06:33 PM
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Janey
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Neri I think we should all go around buck naked on the beaches of America so the europeans would look up to us!
 
Jun 29th, 2000, 06:36 AM
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Jeremy
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Women go topless here in Miami Beach all the time and nobody cares. Mostly Italians and other Europeans, but the authorities seem to be looking the other way. It's about time!
 
Jul 2nd, 2000, 09:59 PM
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Noach
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For a humorous (clean) look at nudity, see these comic-strips:

http://www.kevinandkell.com/1998/kk0625.html

http://www.kevinandkell.com/1998/kk0626.html
http://www.kevinandkell.com/1998/kk0629.html
 
Jul 2nd, 2000, 10:03 PM
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Noach
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Oops! Sorry, those were also good one's but the url I meant to post is:

http://www.kevinandkell.com/1998/kk0630.html

 
Jul 3rd, 2000, 12:27 PM
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Great- I agree it is about time we can have some open nudity on american beaches without getting arrested for it. I have a great body for a 47 year old woman and like to show it off. Miami beach-here I come!
 
Jul 4th, 2000, 08:24 AM
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Janey
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I agree-it is great that you can go topless now on Miami Beach. Is that South Beach? If so, I am ready for it here is the old us of a - here I come!!!
 

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