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Vintage bra

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These vintage bullet bras (also called sweater bras) were considered flattering and sexy around the '50s. Take a look back and see what you think of the style!

1930s Lingerie Styles - Bra, Underwear, Girdle, Stockings

With a change in women’s fashion from flat chested tubes of the 1920s to a natural feminine silhouette, women’s 1930s lingerie played an even more critical role. As of 1929, women had waists at the waistline, breasts that were small but lifted, and flat tummies with narrow hips. An elongated figure was still the overall


A quick peek at styles of advertisements for brassieres over the past century

What Katie Did

You'll find pieces from What Katie Did all over the ~vintage-inspired lingerie~ corner of the internet, and for good reason — their pieces are classic and well-made. Pricing: $29.50–$362 Where to buy: whatkatiedid.com

Lingerie By Decade- 1940's — Bobbins & Bombshells

We're moving right along on our monthly mini-series Lingerie By Decade! This month is the 1940s. In case you're behind, read up on the 1920's and 1930s in my past posts.

Auctions by Date

North America's #1 auction house for Couture & Vintage Fashion. Augusta Auctions accepts consignments of historic clothing and textiles from museums, estates and individuals.

My Favourite Yet!

I'm really excited about the new pieces I've just finished drafting. For this bra, I was inspired by the amazing lines in this 1930's strapless bra from the Victoria and Albert Museum. It's hard to believe this piece is nearly 80 years old. It looks so modern in its construction. I wanted to draft something similar, with the mesh panels and sweeping lines, but in a less structured style, and with straps. This is what I came up with: The cup is lined in soft beige lining, and the centre panel…

Pour La Victoire: Not Your Granny's Panties: Tap Pants and French Knickers

My entry for the Historical Sew Monthly Challenge #3 Stashbusting is a pair of pink satin tap pants. But what are tap pants? Tap pants , a...

Free Vintage 1950’s Bra Pattern! | Here’s How to Use it

I have a free vintage bra pattern for you to use! You may remember a couple months ago when I drafted and sewed my very own 1950's style...

1940s girdles

"Correct posture with the correct foundation garment combine to give a woman an attractive figure and will aid her in her quest for health and vitality." Foundations for Fashion, 1948 When people think of lingerie in the 1940s, what usually comes to mind are the glamorous, curvy, satin and lace pin-up girls whose pictures filled