Thursday, 31 March 2016

This month the Victoria & Albert Museum will be showing "Undressed:  A Brief History of Underwear".   This exhibition details underwear design from the 18th century up to today.  Over 200 objects will be displayed alongside advertising material, photography and film.    I can't wait to see this.

1871 cage crinoline

A pair of bloomers belonging to Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent

Queen Alexandra's floral embroidered stockings

This corset being displayed dates back to the 1890s

1910 bra

WW1 Paper Corset

1950s Playtex rubber girdle

Christian Dior 1950

1960s Mary Quant body stocking

Fig Leaf tights by Vivienne Westwood

Kate Moss sheer dress with black knickers 1993

1990s push-up bras

Gender neutral underwear by Acne

David Beckham's H&M collection

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