A-Brief-Visual-History-of-Lingerie

A Brief Visual History of Lingerie

Sixty Years of Women’s Foundation wear – 1905 Corset Originating from England, this s-curve corset made with floral brocaded silk, silk ribbon, and elastic. The Edwardian corset rested low over the bosom and extended down over the hips. The straight-front, when laced up provided the infamous s-curve which pushed breasts out, stomach in and back arched. Although pioneered by female…

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What Lingerie did Women wear in 1909 ?

Edwardian Fashion Shoot by Matt Knowles – Lingerie collection by Lori Knowles. Illustrating a 1909 Fashion review of the latest Edwardian lingerie out for that Autumn season. A special thank-you to Lori and Matt Knowles for their wonderful photos of Edwardian lingerie. They are still looking for models for future shoots, so do pay them a visit. Also a shout…

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A Brief History of the Bra!

A Brief History of the Brassiere. Herminie Cadolle, a corsetiere in 1889 made history at the Paris Exposition Universelle when she revealed her corset-gorge – a corset for the bust. It was the forerunner of the bustier or long-line bra. That being said – it was still a corset – not a brassiere. The first notable name in brassiere design…

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