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Sunday, January 06, 2008

Vintage lingerie style and types of vinrage lingerie

Advice and information on choosing different styles and types of vintage and retro lingerie

Babydoll, vintage retro short nightgown or negligee intended as nightwear for women.
Basque, vintage retro tight, form-fitting bodice or coat
Bloomers, vintage retro lingerie underpants with short legs.
Bodice, vintage retro lingerie covers the body from the neck to the waist.
Boy shorts or french knickers, a style of panties, so named for their resemblance to male shorts.
Brassiere vintage retro lingerie bullet or cone bra
Bustier vintage retro lingerie bra for pulling overbust
Camisole,vintage retro lingerie sleeveless and tight fitting, covering the top part of the body
Camiknickers, vintage retro lingerie camisole and knickers joined as one garment
Cami Shorts vintage retro lingerie knickers usually see through
Chemise vintage retro lingerie top ususlly silk to cover bust
Corset by bone, vintage retro corset bodice worn to mold and shape the torso.
Corselet = vintage retro lingerie brassiere + Girdle
Drawers a pant-like garment worn during the 19th century for modesty and warmth. Some drawers were split-leg, in that the crotch seam was left open.
Frilly knickers
vintage retro lingerie narrow piece of cloth passes between the buttocks, and is attached to a band around the hips, worn as a bikini bottom or as underwear by both men and women.
Garter belt, vintage retro lingerie suspender belt usually 6 or 8 strap with metal clasps used to keep stockings up
Girdle, resembles a tight pair of athletic shorts
Girdlette vintage retro lingerie tummy shaper
Hosiery vintage retro seamed stockings and fully fashioned nylon stockings
Knickers vintage retro lingerie womens sheer underwear
Panties vintage retro lingerie ladies underwear
Petticoat vintage retro lingerie womens undergarment
Slip (Full vintage retro lingerie slip and Half slip / Underskirt)
Stockings vintage style with a stocking back seam and heel
Suspender belt retro style (British), aka Garter belt (US)
Undergarment for ladies and women,vintage retro lingerie and underwear