The history of things stores many interesting, unusual and, sometimes, funny facts about a variety of things and events. And lingerie is no exception. Here, for example, the intimate detail of underwear – the garter owes its popularity to the English king Edward III. How it was?
In chivalric novels and in historical chronicles, an incident happened in 1348 at a ball in Windsor Castle with one high-born lady. Some call her Countess of Kent, others claim that she was Queen Philip, and still others attribute the incident to Countess Salisbury. Continue reading