FASHIONED FOR THE GEEK
FASHIONED FOR THE GEEK

Exposed: A History of Lingerie


  • Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology Seventh Avenue at 27 Street New York City 10001-5992

"As the final barrier to the nude body, lingerie is simultaneously modest and erotic—and it remains a subject of enduring fascination. The design of lingerie enhances its allure: it strategically reveals, conceals, and highlights the wearer’s form. As French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass observed, “The essence and attitude of lingerie is all in suggestion.”"

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