Underwear Fashion in Detail

Eleri Lynn

V&A Publishing, 2014


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, 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.


ISBN: 9781851777846

234 pages, illustrated, 29,8 x 23 cm, paperback, English