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New Book : The underwear that helped shape women’s figures throughout the ages

by on October 15, 2015 in Latest News, Lead Article, Rock 'n Roll

The lengths to which women have gone in search of the perfect figure has been explored in a fascinating new book examining the evolution of underwear over the ages.

The last 200 years has seen a dizzying amount of change as women progressed from boosting their curves with corsets and bum rolls in the late 18th century, to wearing the barely-there nude and wireless bras of today.

Costume historian Lucy Adlington, who has documented the fads in new book Stitches in Time: The Story Of The Clothes We Wear, says that Kim Kardashian would have been all the rage in the late 1700s with her voluptuous figure.

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