Silhouettes : A Talk with Gillian Proctor
Wasp waists, flat-chested flappers, pneumatic Jane Russell type bras of the 50s, bodystockings, push-up bras, tummy control knickers... women's underwear has adapted to changing times. Leading lingerie expert Gillian Proctor looks at the relationship between fashion, social mores and the lingerie industry.
Gillian Proctor is an established expert in the history of lingerie. She is an author and consultant on the subject and Programme Leader for Contour Fashion and for Fashion & Contour Design at De Montfort University.
8th July 2009
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