Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

A Brief History

I read an article proclaiming that the thong is dead.  I bid good riddance you, Thong, and please take your constricting friend  Spanx along with you on your way out. The new trend: retro looking higher-waisted briefs. Everything old is new again.

Here is a little trip down the 20th century undergarment memory lane.

brief history of women's underwear

1920’s

brief history of women's underwear

1930’s

brief history of women's underwear

1940’s

brief history of women's underwear

1950’s

brief history of women's underwear

1960’s

brief history of women's underwear

1970’s

brief history of women's underwear

1980’s (is this from one of those dreams where you forget to get dressed?)

brief history of women's underwear

1990’s

Author: Winters Past

I am a vintage clothing shop owner living and working in rural north Florida. I believe in adding a little vinegar and molasses to my greens, having my coffee outside whenever possible, and mixing something vintage into every room and every outfit.

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