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

Nov 3, 2014 ... The First Bra Was Made of Handkerchiefs ... Company, which used the term in advertisements for its whale-bone-supported camisoles. ... That was the day the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent to ...

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

The history of bras is inextricably intertwined with the social history of the status of women, including the evolution of fashion and changing views of the female body . Women have used a variety of garments and devices to cover, restrain, ..... Bras for pre-teen and girls entering puberty were first marketed during the 1950s.

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

A bra short for brassiere is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support or cover the ... Companies use vanity sizes to influence women to purchase sizes that give the impression they are slimmer or .... Bras were originally made of linen , cotton broadcloth, and twill weaves and sewn using flat-felled or bias-tape seams.

https://blog.mylola.com/history-bra/

Oct 25, 2017 ... So how did we go from strips of cloth to the latest invention — the strapless, ... the exact date the bra was invented, the Greeks were the first to design a ... Some women may have also tried to use the breast bags to reduce the ...

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

Jan 29, 2015 ... The first major shift in women's undergarments was the corset. ... Even after the corset and bra were officially split, there was still the issue of ...

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

Dec 21, 2017 ... Before There Were Bras, There Were 'Breastbags' ... enterprising teen in the early 20th century, did we get the modern bra, originally fashioned ...

http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/sexinfo/article/history-bra

Mar 7, 2018 ... Jacob created her bra because she did not want to wear a ... A year later, he created the first push-up bra, which allowed women to flaunt ... So, her team invented the Jogbra as a bra that women could use as they jogged.

http://www.localhistories.org/bra.html

From the 16th century to the 19th century women wore corsets but they were designed to shape the ... The strapless bra was introduced in the late 1930s but they did not become until the 1950s. ... The first sports bra was introduced in 1977.

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

Apr 26, 2018 ... Also, the first to use elastic in lingerie, Cadolle wanted to make a garment ... This decade is when cup sizes were invented, as bras were initially ...

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

Aug 5, 2014 ... But since corset frames were mostly made of metal, which was needed for ... Caresse Crosby patented the first modern bra in the U.S. in 1914.