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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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Edwardian Lingerie – What Women Wore in 1900’s

Edwardian Corsets and Lingerie in 1909 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 out to two blogs – Fabric…

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A Brief History of the Bra – 1910 to the 1990’s

The history of the bra is inextricably linked with the social status of women, the changes in fashion, and the evolving attitudes toward the female body. This is a short visual history of the modern bra from 1910 to the 1990’s. A Brief History of the Bra Video Watch the full Brief History of the Brassiere Video. Herminie Cadolle, a…

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