The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.
Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.
Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
Historical dresses undressed.
Historical costume silhouettes from 1750 to 1950
What’s underneath a pregnancy dress from late nineteenth century? Can you imagine what women wore to ride a horse at the beginning of the twentieth century? ‘Living fashion’, which opened March 20th, 2012 at MoMu, presents fashionable clothes of middle-class women from the collection of Jacoba de Jonge, which features historical silhouettes from 1750 to 1950.
Historical dresses undressed from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo.
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.