A Brief History
"Isn’t an obsession with clothes that nobody except the wearer sees trivial, unnecessary, leading to nothing but vanity and an empty purse? Well, no. One of the final items we look at is an “Austerity Corset”, made out of twisted paper during the first world war." - Lucy Worsley
Visit the Victoria & Albert Museum's exhibition of over 200 pieces of underwear for insights into myriad lifestyles, cultures and aspirations (including the 2015 'butt-lifter').
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Until 12 March 2017