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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!