Bustle

The bustle can be considered an evolution of the crinoline. It, like the crinoline, is a frame used to enlarge a woman’s hips, leaving the back or hips accentuated. The bustle came into fashion shortly after the end of the Franco-Prussian war in 1871, and was used until the 1880s, when it was replaced by […]

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Petticoat

Petticoat is a type of underwear that was originally a men’s shirt that reached the hip. It was in the Middle Ages that it was transformed into women’s clothing. Soon it was replaced by the underwear shirt. Its use, as a bottom skirt, fastened by ribbons and fabric strips, began in 1585 when the desired […]

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