German fashion in the last third of the 18th century.
Top row left to right: German fashion of the year 1787. Right: German fashion of 1789 and 1799. Bottom row left: costume of a Berlin woman of the year, 1796. German fashion in 1797. Right: German Spring dress in 1794. Winter dress 1795.
On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.
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.