Collection: Lift & Separate: Technology & The Bra

Merchandise from our exhibition 'Life & Separate: Technology & The Bra'. Includes an exhibition catalogue, a selection of postcards and photographic prints. Click here to explore the exhibition. 
How did technological advances affect bra-making? What were the wider reaching social consequences? Discover fascinating facts through this new exhibition boasting more than 30 rare and historically significant objects spanning from the 1900s to the 1970s. Exploring shifts in fashionable bust shape, comfort and attitudes to women’s bodies throughout the 20th century, the exquisite exhibits include a couture 1930s Kestos bra, an original Dior 1950s longline bra, 1900s garments and luxury pieces by French heritage design house Cadolle!