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June 30, 2019

Torpedo Tits of the 1950s, Complements of the Bullet Bra

Not only does this bra look miserably uncomfortable with its reversed underwire, it has the ability to transform your breasts into perfectly engineered points.

After assuming more masculine roles in the War years, the ’50s saw a return to femininity, the ideal body shape reverting to that of the hourglass. No matter what a woman’s natural body type may have been, corsets, girdles, and incredible cone bras helped her achieve this Atomic Age shape! This Spotlight segment undresses the 1950s to take a good look at the undergarments that created this uber-feminized ideal, as well as theorizing on why the decade was so obsessed with boobs!

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