Now THIS is fascinating!
(It’s a bit complicated (and I’m very tired, so probably not explaining nor writing in the best possible way), but I’m posting this because I thought I already had posted it and I mentioned to a lovely lady from my corsetry class that she could find links on my blog. Not sure why I hadn’t already posted about this because it is quite fascinating and intriguing and exciting and all kinds of good things!)
So, popular belief has it that boobs weren’t treated as separate entities and hoisted up in bras (as opposed to smooshed up in corsets) until the 20th century. At the earliest, you could suggest that some Regency undergarments were close-ish to modern bras. But discoveries in an Austrian castle that were only publicised earlier this year seem to refute all we believed. Check out what they found:
There are plenty of articles on these amazing finds…
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