Retrieved 17 Oct During the late 19th century, corsets became smaller, less bulky and more constricting and were gradually supplanted by the brassiere, first patented in the 20th century by Mary Phelps Jacob. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The s woman was thin, but had curvaceous hips and breasts that were pointy and shapely. Through the first half of the 20th century, women wore underwear for three primary reasons:
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Lingerie is made of lightweight, stretchy, smooth, sheer or decorative fabrics such as silksatinLycracharmeusechiffon or especially and traditionally lace. So faire le lingecomes to mean "do the laundry". Sometimes we go shopping together. There was also a return to a small waist achieved with girdles. Lady Duff-Gordon of Lucile was a pioneer in developing lingerie that freed women from more restrictive corsets. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.