Bullet bra – symbol of women’s fashion in the mid 20th century

JAN 28, 2020 AT 02:27 PM

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Actresses and models wearing bullet bras under fitted dresses created a new trend called aggressive femininity. That's why even housewives started visiting Mellinger's to buy bullet bras.

 

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Bullet bras were uncomfortable. They needed special inserts and caused posture issues. However, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, and Jayne Mansfield turned this bra into mainstream fashion.