Cotton dress | etsy | 1950s

Cotton dress | etsy | 1950s


Barkcloth sequined dress from 1st Dibs, c. 1950s

Mod note: HI GUYS! I am terrible sorry for the looooong hiatus. It was pretty much impossible to keep up with the internet while studying abroad. But now I’m back, and I’m queuing some lovelies up for you!

Italian bra | Met | 1950s
Now THAT’S a bullet bra!

Italian bra | Met | 1950s

Now THAT’S a bullet bra!


What a shape! We can see the bullet bra being perfected here, in the late 1940s (from the Met).


Dovima in two corselettes, Dec. 1952


Warner’s underwear advertisement, 1954 and 1956

Charles James corset | Met | c. 1957

Charles James corset | Met | c. 1957


Girdle shorts | Met | 1950s

A rather elegant, silky cream pair..

Tru Balance girdle shorts | Met | c. 1950

Notice the open crotch on the pair at right!


"Waspie" corset | V&A | 1948

Today’s theme is…mid-century support garments!

omgthatdress:

Dress
Hattie Carnegie, 1950s
The Frock

omgthatdress:

Dress

Hattie Carnegie, 1950s

The Frock

(via themadcostumedesigner)


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