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Ann Middleton's $1 Million Bikini Is Not Good For Swimming (PHOTOS)

11/19/2013 01:55 EST
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Here's a question jewelry designer Ann Middleton probably didn't think of when she made a $1 million bikini: Can you swim in it?

The short answer (at least, according to us) is a resounding no, but that doesn't mean the swimsuit isn't fun to look at!

Middleton (no relation to the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton), created the white one-piece bathing suit which was outfitted with more than 220 diamonds and pearls and will be presented at the inaugural Gold Coast Swim Fashion Festival in Queensland, Australia at the end of November.

Model Samantha Harris (seen in the photos below) will be wearing the suit during the festival and we have to say that we don't envy the young lady who will no doubt be very cautious while walking around to ensure that none of the pricey jewels fall off.

Not that the 133-carat bikini wasn't made well - in fact, Middleton told the Herald Sun that it took hundreds of hours to create the sexy suit.

"I hadn't done a swimsuit before," said Middleton, "but when I saw the design, I knew I wanted to create a seemingly simple, perfect, beautiful garment."

Beautiful? Totally. Simple? Well, with almost 100 Australian South Sea pearls and a bunch of straps criss-crossed across the suit, we're not so sure.

But can it compare to the $10 million Victoria's Secret fantasy bra?

Let us know in the comments below!

The $1 Million Bikini