The Inventor of Strapless Bra

Charles L Langs (a.k.a MrBra) invented the first wireless, strapless and backless bras in 1948. His new brassieres, called Poses, were glued together and could even be worn on the beach.   In the below image, MrBra is shown surrounded by his inventions. Illustration: Photograph: Nina Leen/The LIFE Picture Collection Source: TheGuardian.com

Bra Fitting 101 | Part 1 | Measuring Size

Ok, here we are! Bra fitting 101!! What you do is this – first you need your measuring tape. And you the phone, not to come up – hold on! Ok, bra fitting 101 – take 2!!! First thing you need is a customer. Secondly, you need is a tape measure for the measuring forContinue reading “Bra Fitting 101 | Part 1 | Measuring Size”

Bra Fitting 101 | Part 4 | Correct Bra

Measuring for a Plunge Bra Crucial to wear a correct bra. Breast tissue is so very important. Fitting a girl as soon as she develops large tissue is critical. I have fitted young girls. Its so crucial to get them in the correct bra immediately, once the breast tissue starts to grow. First step is:Continue reading “Bra Fitting 101 | Part 4 | Correct Bra”

Hollywood Celebrity who glamorized Lingerie

Madonna wore the black and gold bustier (with tassels), during her “Who’s That Girl” tour Madonna – Biography : It’s little wonder that the best-reviewed film starring this mega-successful pop diva is the candid musical documentary Truth or Dare (1991). Recording artists often have a difficult time translating their appeal to the big screen, andContinue reading “Hollywood Celebrity who glamorized Lingerie”

Health Guide to Breast Care

Breast Care for PLUS SIZE Women Know Breast Cancer’s Warning Signals CRUCIAL FACT : Self exam monthly – 7 to 10 days after your period begins After menopause, always on the first day of each month LYING DOWN Fig.1 Gently squeeze the nipple of each breast. Check for any discharge, clear or bloody. Report anyContinue reading “Health Guide to Breast Care”

History of Girdles

A girdle is an elastic garment designed to shape and smooth a woman’s figure from the waist to the thighs. Most fashion historians agree that it was invented around 1910 by the French designer Paul Poiret, to be worn with the clothing he was designing. Compared to the fashions of the period 1830-1910, Poiret’s revolutionaryContinue reading “History of Girdles”

History of Corsets

The corset is a close-fitting undergarment and is frequently hooked in front and laced in the back. It can cover from above the bust to below the hips, and garters can be attached. The exact origins of the corset are lost in antiquity, but the ancient Greeks certainly wore a style of corset. Undergarments whichContinue reading “History of Corsets”

Introduction to Lingerie

EVERYBODY WEARS lingerie. This broad category includes the first clothes we put on everyday and the last things we wear at night. These are probably the hardest working and most frequently washed and worn garments in our entire wardrobes. And what we wear matters. We know just what we like and what we don’t, andContinue reading “Introduction to Lingerie”

History of Bras

Brassiere : A woman’s underbodice worn to support the breasts. A term used in America from 1907. In France this garment is called a Soutien-gorge breast supporter. Years ago, the bra was unknown. In Ancient Rome and Greece, in the third and fourth centuries, women wore simple tunics with no shaping undergarments. This floppy traditionContinue reading “History of Bras”

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