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

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fashionsfromhistory:

Bathing Suit
Gabar 
1948-1955
McCord Museum

fashionsfromhistory:

Bathing Suit

Gabar 

1948-1955

McCord Museum

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Vintage 1950s pants and a pattern for the same style - I’ll only wear capris like this now. So flattering!


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