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Bra: A Thousand Years of Style, Support and Seduction
     

Bra: A Thousand Years of Style, Support and Seduction

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by Stephanie Pedersen
 

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Lacy, padded, push-up, frilly, strapless, halter, plunge, underwire, minimizer, maximizer—the bra in all its glorious forms is celebrated in this sassy gift book for fashionable girls everywhere.

From the suffragettes to the Supremes, from Marilyn Monroe to Madonna, the bra has had more impact on shaping generations of women than any other item of clothing.

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Lacy, padded, push-up, frilly, strapless, halter, plunge, underwire, minimizer, maximizer—the bra in all its glorious forms is celebrated in this sassy gift book for fashionable girls everywhere.

From the suffragettes to the Supremes, from Marilyn Monroe to Madonna, the bra has had more impact on shaping generations of women than any other item of clothing.

The evolution of the bra, from the constricting corset to the liberating Wonderbra, is laid bare in nine uplifting chapters, spilling over with juicy facts, fashion highlights and archive photos of the Hollywood divas who brought the bra to the big screen and into the hearts of men worldwide. Bra Function and Fantasy is presented in a stylish format that makes it an ideal gift from one fashionable girl to another. It contains hundreds of fascinating photographs, including inspirational archive photos of 1950s screen goddesses.

This fun and sophisticated book celebrates the bra and everything it stands for—giving girls the information, inspiration and support they need to make the most of their assets!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715320679
Publisher:
David & Charles
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 7.22(h) x 0.63(d)

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5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
THIS kept my interest as much as the Shoe book by Stephanie, well thought out, produced with your curiosity to be totally satified by the end, this was given to all the gals in my family with shoe book, can hardly wait to see the next article of clothing she addresses!
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great book--I learned a lot and loved the art, especially the historical art.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just love this book There is history--a lot of it. And there's amazing art--a lot of it! And all kinds of trivia. So much fun, and educational, too (it you care to be educated about underthings).