1930’s Inspired Bra

I was so inspired by this 1930’s strapless bra from the Victoria & Albert museum that I decided I needed to make something similar, but with straps.

This is what I came up with. It has similar lines to the 1930’s era bra, but is less structured.  It is fully lined, but does not have any boning or wires.  I might add stitching lines like on the cups of the 1930’s era version.

I used plush back elastic around the band to make it more comfortable, and a modern bra back closure on the back.  It is a very comfortable bra, one of my favourites!  I absolutely love the seam lines of this bra, it contours so naturally!

I have more info about this bra, and a few other pieces I am working on over on my Blog! Thanks for looking :)

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8 comments… add one

  • That looks great, I love the cheeky panel on top. :)

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    Wow, fantastic job! That looks like such a comfortable bra to wear… For the first time I am inspired to make my own dainties! I shall go check out your post on your blog. :)

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  • Sarah this is awesome! Looks extremely well made and I love the way you channeled the inspiration. Excellent! :D

  • Oh my. The vintage is an exquisite piece, and your take on it looks fantastic! I love the transparent panel, and the shape and fit look great, too. Thank you for posting this!

  • youre gay

  • did your 2 year old make that?

  • I’m researching 30’s lingerie- saw this picture in google image search and thought, that looks like something OhhhLulu would do.. Of course!! It is so lovely, can’t believe it. Now i want to do a take on that fabulous museum piece too!!!


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