https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_bras

The history of bras is inextricably intertwined with the social history of the status of women, ..... While feminist women did not literally burn their bras, some stopped wearing them in protest. Author and feminist ..... Always Starting Things. Warner ...

https://www.npr.org/2014/08/05/337860700/bra-history-how-a-war-shortage-reshaped-modern-shapewear

Aug 5, 2014 ... As fashions evolved, so too did the humble bra. ... Today, nearly 95 percent of women in Western countries wear bras, which translates to a ...

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/11/the-first-bra-was-made-of-handkerchiefs/382283/

Nov 3, 2014 ... The two did some quick sewing. ... The bra, she argued, would allow women the freedom of movement that corsets had long prevented. ... or embroideries for wear beneath a sheer waist or diaphanous gown, and which when ...

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/beauty/fashion/g1291/bra-history/

Jan 29, 2015 ... For more than 500 years women have worn everything from corsets to sports bras, to almost nothing at all. ... Wall paintings depicted them wearing bandeau- like tops (for support — or to ... So how did they get their stiff shape?

https://www.quora.com/When-did-women-start-wearing-bras

Women started wearing bras for the same reason they started wearing corsets, foot binders, and other harmful fashions. Fashions ignore health ...

https://www.racked.com/2017/12/21/16742014/history-of-bras-video

Dec 21, 2017 ... But the bras worn today are a lot less terrible than what women had to put ... early 20th century, did we get the modern bra, originally fashioned ...

https://www.insidehook.com/article/history/100-years-brassieres-inside-historical-evolution-bra

Apr 26, 2018 ... Delve into the history of the bra through its changing style and purpose over the decades. ... A lot has changed since ancient Greece, which is the first record of women binding and ... They did have a taste for comfort in common, though. ... she poses in an ad wearing her Maidenform Chansonette bra, 1949.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/why-women-wear-bras_n_4774248

Feb 13, 2014 ... But with recent studies suggesting that bras are actually doing more harm than good, we had to delve deeper: Why are we wearing bras, ...

https://www.bustle.com/articles/104975-the-history-of-the-bra-is-as-long-complicated-as-the-history-of-women-in

Oct 23, 2015 ... Over the years, the bra (or, more fancily put, the brassiere) has evolved quite drastically. ... is arguably just as long and complicated as the history of women and… ... comfortable to wear, and separated the breasts (no more monoboob!) ... and queer-friendly options, and begin offering these types of bras on ...

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/jul/20/medieval-bras-history-women-support

Jul 20, 2012 ... This morning, millions of women have got up and put on a bra – push-up, ... Only with "natural" body fashions around 1800 did lift-and-separate ...