During the late 19th century, corsets became smaller, less bulky and constricting, and were gradually supplanted by the brassiere, first patented in the 20th century by Mary Phelps Jacob. The fine fabrics and flattering styles complimented every woman, enhancing her innate and unique sex appeal. Suvilahti, Helsinki by Kari Vannemaa. So faire le linge, comes to mean "do the laundry". Hotel Window by Chloe Crossley.
Harper. Age: 25.
Designers are putting greater emphasis on rich-looking fabrics, laces, embroideries and brighter, more daring colors.
Farrah. Age: 25.
Spanks help to create the illusion of a slimmer figure; they are often worn as shorts, tanks, or girdle-like bodices. Some drawers were split-leg, in that the crotch seam was left open. One or more hosiery yarn is used to make knitted or hosiery fabric, and garments produced out of this are generally referred to as hosiery garments. Brigette in a playful pose.