Underwear: Fashion in Detail

Underwear: Fashion in Detail

  • ISBN: 9781851777846
  • Publication Date: May 6, 2014


Price: $39.95

Get intimately acquainted with the V&A’s world-renowned collection of undergarments in this eye-opening visual history.

From camisoles to corsets, basques to boudoir caps, Eleri Lynn’s Underwear: Fashion in Detail traces the peculiar evolution of underwear. Revealing photographs highlight close-up details in the garments, while intricate line drawings show their masterly construction. A wide range of designs is represented, from rare 16th-century examples to Dior’s curvaceous “New Look,” to Calvin Klein’s notorious briefs.

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