We caught up with organiser Deirdre Featherstone to find out more. Now in its seventh year, Strip and Dip gives women of all ages, from all backgrounds, an opportunity to celebrate their bodies while raising much-needed funds for charity. Breast cancer awareness : how to check your breasts at home. Strip and Dip was founded and continues to be organised annually by Deirdre Featherstone; an Irishwoman who was diagnosed with breast cancer in and underwent a mastectomy in In an effort to cheer herself up not to mention raise much-needed funds for childhood cancer Deirdre decided skinny dipping was the way to go. When it comes to organising Strip and Dip, safety is paramount.
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Diners will have the option to either wear, or not wear, white robes and slippers that will be provided. The magazine announced this week that it was going to stop publishing fully nude photos. Miley Cyrus wants to do one in the nip. But is anything stopping Irish concert-goers from following suit? The year-old will be interviewed by police when released from hospital.
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This time I had a much clearer idea of what I wanted, and that was to photograph them as feminine, sensual and beautiful without being sexualised or titillating. The results, which have subtle lighting, texture and tone, seem more like paintings than photographs. They will form the basis of an exhibition, Bare , due to begin in October, and an accompanying book. Inevitably the project raised questions of self-exposure, body image and attitudes to nakedness and vulnerability. Each woman provided a personal statement. Others have expressed their surprise at feeling empowered by the experience.
THE world record for largest ever skinny dip was smashed yesterday after more than 2, women stripped off in the fight against cancer - as cyclists took part in the fourth annual Brighton Naked Bike Ride. The women - all aged from their late teens to mids - took over a secluded beach in County Wicklow in Ireland in the hopes of a charity record bid. Collectively, the nude bathers smashed a record previously held by Australian skinny dippers in Perth - despite the water temperature being about 10 degrees colder in Ireland.