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The recession-busting 'bling bikini'

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A bikini encrusted with 5,000 crystals has gone on sale in London.

Retailing at £2,000, it is the most expensive swimsuit in the world.

Sebastian Manes, director of lingerie and swimwear at Selfridge's department store, discusses the item's appeal, while shoppers give their reaction.

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