Posts tagged history
Posts tagged history
Historical underwear time!
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This is the new most popular TLA video!
If you’re into corsets/fashion/history/just plain cool stuff, you’ll really like this. Filmed at Lace Embrace’s Antique Corset Event in Vancouver.
Just posted a new video to The Lingerie Addict YouTube! It’s of the historical corset and lingerie dressing sequence I saw at Lace Embrace. The entire thing is about 11 minutes long, but totally worth it. http://youtube.com/user/TheLingerieAddict #lingerieaddict #corset #corsets #laceembrace #lingerielover #fashion #style #history #instalingerie #instafashion #instastyle #beauty #hair #lingerielife
Recently The Gordon Parks Foundation discovered over 70 unpublished photographs by Parks at the bottom of an old storage box wrapped in paper and marked as “Segregation Series.” These never before series of images not only give us a glimpse into the everyday life of African Americans during the 50′s but are also in full color, something that is uncommon for photographs from that era.
Bridal corset, circa 1903. Cotton eyelet corset with bias seams. Cotton net lace with moire bow. Made in France. 26 whale bones. 24” waist. From the Lace Embrace antique lingerie exhibit and historical fashion show. #corset #corsets #bridal #wedding #white #lace #fashion #history #laceembrace
Government project: By the 1930s, surviving former slaves were old men and women; the time in which to capture their testimonies was running out, thus putting a sense of urgency to the project… One slave said in 1855: ‘Tisn’t he who has stood and looked on, that can tell you what slavery is – ‘tis he who has endured.’
Another man, John W. Fields, 89, said: ‘We were never allowed to go to town and it was not until after I ran away that I knew that they sold anything but slaves, tobacco, and whiskey. Our ignorance was the greatest hold the South had on us. We knew we could run away, but what then? An offender guilty of this crime was subjected to very harsh punishment.’
I can’t not reblog a badass chick from history.
Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
dude look at how cool this lady is
Well, I guess there’s no one way to wear a corset, as the underwear layers worn by women have changed to much over time, but generally, from the stays of the 18th century to the corsets of the 19th century, your layers of underwear went kind of like this:
Your starting layer is a chemise…