Drecoll Model of Needlecord. Paris Spring Season 1913.
Drecoll Model of Navy Needlecord cloth. Skirt draped. Coat trimmed with fine silk, braid piped with King’s blue silk. Vest and collar of white faille. Buttons covered with material. Cocktail dress by couturier Baron Christoph von Drecoll. Published by Haas brothers.
Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.
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.