The Story of Lingerie

The Story of Lingerie

Muriel Barbier, Shazia Boucher


what's the social benefit or function of all these bras and panties on completely sculpted our bodies that we see unfold throughout billboards and magazines? many girls take pleasure in underwear to delight males. but, ever seeing that Antiquity, ladies have continuously stored undies hidden away below outer clothing. hence, undies has to be greater than erotic bait. Authors Muriel Barbier and Shazia Boucher have researched iconography to discover the connection of underwear to society, the financial system and the corridors of intimacy. They correlate undies with emancipation, querying no matter if it asserts newfound freedoms or just adjusts to comply to altering social values. the result's a rigorous medical reason spiced with a zest of humour. And the tinier underwear will get, the extra scholarly consciousness it merits.

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