Children costumes of couturier Madame Madeleine Chéruit Paris.

Chéruit Children clothing.  Fin de siècle fashion. Belle Epoque costumes. 1910s clothing
Modes D’Enfants, 1916.

Les Élégances Parisiennes. Modes D’Enfants, 1916. Modèles de Chéruit.

French Children costumes of couturier Madame Madeleine Chéruit Paris. French Fin de siècle fashion.

Note:  Mrs. Condé Nast, Clarisse Coudert, fashion designer, 1917.

Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.

Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.

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