History of the Bra
When discussing fashion women often talk about the amazing dress they picked up or the sexy peep toe heels that they just couldn’t bare to pass by, however, very often does one think of the bra and its impact on fashion history. A necessary evil in most women’s lives the “over the shoulder boulder holder” has been around since ancient times in some form or another. Before the invention of the brassiere women were suffocating in corsets that resulted in crushed rib cages and damaged reproductive organs. But in 1914, Mary Phelps Jacob changed all that by stitching together the very first bra. The rest, they say, is history.
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The 1920’s, also known as the Roaring Twenties, was revolutionary for women. Women gained the right to vote and were ready to continue proving their independence. First thing to do was to throw out those rigid corsets and embrace the brassiere! With the flapper look being the latest rage, bras were made specifically to flatten out the chest like women wanted. The bras were more constricting than the bras women wear today but were much more flexible than the earlier worn corsets. For the first time