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She'll Go A-Waltzing Australia With You
Jule Campbell
February 11, 1985
The island continent is endowed not only with splendid beaches but also with an intriguing interior, providing a rich and varied backdrop for our annual swimsuit spectacular. Here at Shark Bay on the west coast, Paulina Porizkova stretches out on a cushion of cockleshells in a bikini from Connie Banko ($38). Paulina leaves her imprint on the cover as well, in a lace-and-Lycra suit made in Israel by Gottex ($50).
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February 11, 1985

She'll Go A-waltzing Australia With You

The island continent is endowed not only with splendid beaches but also with an intriguing interior, providing a rich and varied backdrop for our annual swimsuit spectacular. Here at Shark Bay on the west coast, Paulina Porizkova stretches out on a cushion of cockleshells in a bikini from Connie Banko ($38). Paulina leaves her imprint on the cover as well, in a lace-and-Lycra suit made in Israel by Gottex ($50).

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Paulina (right) goes for all the rays the law allows in a bow mono-kini from French designer Daniel Hechter ($36). Sometimes a towel comes in handy.

Paulina daydreams on wave-patterned sand at Big Lagoon near Shark Bay. Her miter-ribbed suit is from Gilda Marx ($43).

Ren´┐Że, in a dalmatian print by Liza Bruce for the Factory Team ($68), hops a ride on a dinghy at the Barrier Reef.

Kim (right), who's a former competitive swimmer, comes up for air at Lizard Island's Blue Lagoon. Her shining, semi-opaque suit is from Zeta Zukki ($48).

At Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island, a pair of pups lionize File, who's wearing a bikini made in Italy by La Perla ($85).

Taking a breather before diving off the Great Barrier Reef, Kim is suited for the occasion in a shiny Jantzen ($44).

Kim (above) gets set to row across Ormiston Gorge, where the reflection of red sandstone cliffs turns the water to copper. Her suit is from Julio ($60).

On Initiation Rock in the Outback, Kim cools in a pool in a shell-and-chamois Sunset Beach suit from Catalina ($90).

At a Sydney beach, Kathy's suit (right) echoes the colors of a South Pacific sunrise. Her bikini is from Monika Tilley for Christie Brinkley swimwear ($38).

Like a votary in a primitive ritual, Paulina does afire dance before the strange limestone Pinnacles in Nambung National Park. Her suit is by Harbour Casuals ($36).

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