Saturday, February 8, 2014

A beautiful piece of girdle dress

A sneak peak of  Ludella Hahn's wardrobe. Check out her Instagram for more!
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Friday, April 9, 2010

Schiaparelli Tights under Examination

Schiaparelli Tights

1959 a man examines a prototype of a new range of hand-painted stockings with a leaf motif by the designer Elsa Schiaparelli and worn by a leg model.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

40s Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

A pretty pair of long woman's legs clad in shimmering silk stockings, secured by suspenders.

1963 Corest with suspenders


Kathy Keeton, former Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet dancer turned stripper, performing her act in 'Paris Sensations' at the Casino de Paris,wearing a corset with suspenders London.

Striptease outfit made of mesh

Striptease Artiste

Wearing an outfit made of mesh, a striptease artiste stands on the dressing-room stairs of the Opera House in Santiago, dressed up with a bodysuit out of chiffon. Photo Chile 1955

Burlesque stripper 1954

Tempest Storm Removing Bra

American burlesque stripper Tempest Storm removes her bra wearing only nipple pasties while performing on stage of a club 1954.

Costumes that shocked society

So Long At The Fair

Girls of the Ballet Montmartre Yvonne Wellard and Barbara Downing, pose for the photographer in costumes that shocked society in 1950. They are visiting Paris in France to prepare for the Can-Can dance in the film 'So Long At The Fair' which captures the authentic atmosphere of Montmartre during the 1889 Paris Exposition. Filmed by Rank and Gainsborough and directed by Terence Fisher