What is underwear for a modern woman? That which cannot be dispensed with. Firstly, this is hygiene, and secondly, independence and ease. And finally, the main thing is aesthetics. As you know, this was not always the case.
Lingerie in the form in which we know it is a very recent invention. However, to be fair, it is impossible not to mention that to one degree or another, many eras and peoples knew something like linen.
The history of lingerie to this day
The basis of the current bra can be considered a corset (the word “corset” comes from French. Corps – body). Even in ancient Greece and Rome, women wore leather bandages under a tunic or tunic, tightening their stomach and supporting their breasts. Mosaic images of female masseuses from Roman baths are preserved, on which loincloths and chest bands are worn, which together resembles a separate swimsuit. Continue reading