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Lingerie: A Modern Girl's Guide

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Covering the fun, often deliciously risqué, history of lingerie, you'll meet the first innerwear-as-outerwear model (a 5000 year old Snake Goddess in a corset!), take a peek beneath the astounding 11 pounds of underpinnings worn by our Victorian sisters, and discover the special sewing secret behind the military-inspired bullet bras of the I940s and 50s.

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published September 20th 2010 by Chartwell Books
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Jun 04, 2016 Casandra rated it it was ok
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Scattershot sums up the contents of this book pretty well. It's full tantalizing little pieces of information that are never delved into. I get the feeling that a lot of research went into this book, but only 10% of it ended up on the pages. The image choices are downright weird. Instead of showing images of historical clothing to help illustrate what the text is on about it shows modern runway looks "inspired" by them. The latter part of the book promises to teach you how to take care of your ...more
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