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1957 | 1963
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!
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
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!