Saturday, January 05, 2008

Antique Corset--Unmentionables Exhibit

From Medieval times to the invention of elastic and spandex, undergarments were used as the foundation for the fashionable silhouette. The corset was the most important of all women’s underwear; in addition to supporting and molding the figure it had the advantage of erotic appeal.

Welcome to Antique Corset, dedicated to the history of elusive and frivolous Unmentionables with special emphasis on Corsetry and Shaping Garments used to create the fashionable silhouette.

Featuring exhibits of corsets, stays, hoops, bustles, chemises, petticoats, bloomers, bust bodices/ enhancers, teddies, knickers, brassieres, falsies, girdles, panties, garters, stockings, slips and lingerie.

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