History of bras [2]

History’s first push-up bra was invented.
Herminie Cadolle of France invented the first "modern" bra.
Marie Tucek received a U.S. patent for a device that consisted of separate pockets for each breast above a metal supporting plate and shoulder straps fastened by hook-and-eye. This invention more closely resembled the modern bra known today, and was a precursor to the underwire bra.
Bras did not exist until Mary Phelps Jacob tied two handkerchiefs together with ribbon. Beginning of modern bras history is dated.
Russian immigrant Ida Rosenthal was a seamstress at the small New York City dress shop Enid Frocks. She and her husband William Rosenthal, along with shop owner Enid Bissett, changed the look of women's fashion. They noticed that a bra that fit one woman did not fit another woman with the same bra size.
By the early 20th century, garments more closely resembling contemporary bras had emerged, although large-scale commercial production did not occur till the 1930s.
In October 1932, the S.H. Camp & Company correlated the size and pendulousness of a woman's breasts to letters of the alphabet, A through D.
60s and 70s
of the 20th century
Reflected increasing interest in quality and fashion.
The Wonderbra by Louise Poirier, designed for Canadelle, a Canadian lingerie company, was made.

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