1910s Fashion – Parisian Lingerie in 1916

Parisian Lingerie during the First World War – An early silent fashion film newsreel from Pathe offered British women a diversion from the grim reality of wartime and factory working. This “Cle” butterfly boudoir cap of old lace becomingly frames this young Parisienne’s face! Here she is modelling in her full boudoir lingerie, almost an Ernst Kirchner girl come to…

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Fashion in 1910 – A Womans Complete Winter Wardrobe.

A 1910 Review of the complete wardrobe for the fashionable woman for Autumn and Winter – Originally published by the Salt Lake Tribune – Sunday Sept 11th 1910. The Fashion Dictates in Suits and Gowns – by Joan Greenshields. The cult of the tailor made suit has increased by leaps and bounds this past few seasons. There is nothing more…

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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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