The Evolving Shape of Underwear Bra: Brassiere History
Bra or Brassiere is a practical garment invented to support a woman’s breasts. The purpose of Bras through out history has been a different one. This graphic offers an overview of the cultural history of the ladies’ undergarment. It traces the origin of the Bra from as far back as Ancient Greece and follows through the many evolution including the rise of the Corsets, Backless Brassiere and Underwire— until it reached the wearable tech Bras of today. Also see Evolution of Women’s Swimwear.