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Girdles

Girdle pics

For a step-in girdle, fold it over 2 to 3 inches at the waistline and ease into it finishing off with rolling up the fold to meet your waistline. Panties were available in either white, nude or pastel colors like baby blue, pink, mint green, and yellow. Short or long legs both slimmed the hips and thigh. I was born at the height of the Baby Boom in 1957, so my earliest memories of her come from very early 1960, and her daily struggles to don all the gear required of the well dressed woman of the times. I am in my fifties, grew up in the Midwest as the second oldest of seven children, five boys and two girls. Submit your lingerie and panty stories by email.

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'60s lingerie, pantyhose, girdles, garters & more from the 1968 Wards catalog

Girdle pics

Regular girdles and even corsets are still on the market… some of us still like to eat. Usually white, petticoats were tea-length or shorter depending on what style dress was going to be worn over it. The small size in the girdle department is disappearing. Seamless stockings were not quite in vogue yet, so hers were always Hanes or Van Raalte full fashioned with a Cuban heel. For another, fashion has taken us towards a natural look — bottoms are bottoms. Falsie breast inserts with and without nipples The foam rubber breast falsie complete with pointed nipple were more popular than women would admit to owning. Our selections range from , , , and manufactured in our own factories located in the United States and Great Britain.

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'60s lingerie, pantyhose, girdles, garters & more from the 1968 Wards catalog

Girdle pics

Panties were made of cotton knit, rayon or satin. My Mother-in law just happened to stop by and I turned it off as soon as she drove up. The hourglass silhouette of the 1950s happened much thanks to the lingerie of the time. Strapless Bra — One of the more expensive styles was the convertible bra, which is still popular today, that had straps that could be taken off. This letter is absolutely 100% genuine and unsolicited.

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Girdle pics

Several firms began to cut the lower front edge in a high upward curve to reduce discomfort in walking. Summer months in the hot, steamy South were hard on her, especially when she had to get dressed up in everything required under the beautiful dresses she had for special occasions. If a slip or petticoat can be seen underneath your garment, they should be shortened at the hem. A full corset would either stop at the waist or extend down several inches below. Legs of panties were redesigned for ease in wearing, and both top and bottom of the rear of the girdle were engineered to prevent riding up—a major lament. They were not snug fitting, although a plain pant was needed for tight-fitting pencil dresses whereas ruffled and decorated panties were fine under full skirts.

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1950s Lingerie History

Girdle pics

They had four detachable garters that were about four inches long and could be adjusted to about six inches long. Without the protruding bullet shape, most , and would be ill fitting. To achieve the desired fit and look of clothes on the outside, it was important to have the correct garments underneath to push up or flatten down areas of the body that needed to be pushed or flattened. The hem is one of the most important parts of the petticoat, mostly because there was a chance it might be seen, so of course it had to be cute. It was combined with a girdle for full-body shaping. But, by the Act of Submitting them, you automatically Warrant that you are the Copyright Holder and that you Authorize me to publish them. She must have seen that I had a huge hard-on, because she just.

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Girdle pics

First, the girdle today is shorter. Learn more about and shop for 1952 Satin Slips for Party Dresses How to wear a slip: In the 1950s it was recommended that you put a slip or petticoat on over your head so as to ensure that any straps did not break. Half slips were worn with one piece dresses, while two piece suits or separates were worn with a full slip. Now the to-the-knee type of ever-so-slightly-supporting pantygirdle is designed to let you hide thigh and leg bulges, more noticeable under clingy citypants. It was a simple, short girdle with straps for the stockings. Briefs and panties with the smoothest fit were meant to eliminate the need for a sanitary belt and give you comfortable protection. I was in a 5 year high school, in 8th grade, before I managed to convince my mother that pantyhose were absolutely required to wear under the much shorter hem lengths in 1970, especially when going to school in a three story building with open stairs to climb all day long! I have two sisters, seven years and ten.

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