Oh my! The Queen looked taken aback as she was greeted by the topless men today

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Topless men were banned from the beaches of Atlantic City in New Jersey because the city didn’t want “gorillas on our beaches.” It wasn’t until 1937 when men finally won the right to wear just swimming shorts without a shirt.

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A 1938 issue of LIFE magazine ran this article on the controversial issue of TOPLESS MEN AT THE BEACH:

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When not topless, men wore short capes, similar to but simpler than the ancient Greek chlamys. They also wore tunic-like shirts and corselets (decorative chest armor).

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Hunks and hounds: 2015 calendar features topless men and rescue dogs #DailyMail Time to do my part for charity.

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