Summer is officially here – consider the solstice Mother Nature’s idea of an engraved invitation – which means its time to break out the white pants, Panama hats, convertibles, and, strictly for the fairer sex, skimpy bathing suits.

Consider the summer solstice Mother Nature’s idea of an engraved invitation

We could not envision a better example of the latter than this goddess giving her classic Mercury Cougar a bath.

Also an option, if you’ve got the goods – forget about the bikini.

Our bonus beauty (see below) certainly does….

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