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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1940s Fashion – 1948 Guide to Foundation wear

1940s Vintage Lingerie advice – Glamourdaze just published a page devoted to the secretive world of vintage lingerie. We’ve chosen excerpts from a book published in 1948 called Foundations for Fashion and provided links to our recommended supplier of faux vintage style undergarments. The guidebook – Foundations for Fashion is an excellent 1940s and 1950s lingerie and foundation wear tutorial…

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Pin Up! The Movie – The All American Girl

Reclaiming the art of the Pin up – We all know the style! – pin curls, wiggle dresses, 1940s era bullet bras, seamed stockings, cat-eyed make-up and redder than red lips! The recent explosion of interest in vintage fashion – in particular the era spanning from the 1930s to the 1950s has brought with it a revival of the pin…

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Christmas Lingerie, Hosiery and Corsetry from Sears – 1933

Women in the 1930s cross America waited eagerly for the bumper Sears Christmas catalog- We take a quick peek at their underwear and hosiery selection from 1933. Every American woman knows the importance in maintaining her figure. With good shape-wear, your wardrobe immediately looks better on you. Now from Sears comes a new range in comfortable corsets– NU-BACK, which is…

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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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Modcloths Holiday Stylebook – Grab a Vintage bargain for Christmas

Pamper yourself this Christmas and drool over Modcloths stunning vintage style clothing, dresses, shoes,intimates and outdoor wear . To make it easy – and less guilt ridden – to click on their buy buttons, they have produced a clever Holiday Stylebook for you to flip through. You can check their dress ensemble for the day – which we’ve just done…

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What Katie Did for Christmas !

What Katie Did for Christmas ! If you’re planning to wrap up up for winter in some luxurious vintage retro style lingerie, then isn’t it time you sent that order off to Santa now ! Vintage Lingerie and Corsets What katie Did, the reigning queen of faux-vintage undergarments and hosiery are taking orders now for Christmas, and what a feast…

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Bewitching Lingerie from What Katie Did

What Katie Did have really gotten into the seasonal Halloween spirit this year with bewitching corsets, Maitresse Bullet bras and Girdlettes, and Glamour Corselettes, all celebrating the glamor of 1950’s women’s fashion. Think Hollywood films like Easter Parade and Singing in the Rain ! Happy shopping !

The Age of Glamour – Vintage Fashion on Film 1

  A feast of archive vintage fashion clips from the 1920’s to the 1950’s showing the finest in lingerie design. With music by the Olympic Dance Orchestra from 1927.This is the first of several films which will showcase the diversity of womens fashion from the halcyon days of glamour.