Flapper Lingerie!

One thing I anticipate about Downton Abbey’s third series? The lovely 1920s lingerie.

Corsets haven’t been entirely banished, but gone are the layers of Edwardian undergarments and in with the step-in, or envelope chemise, the brassiere and bralette, tap pants, knickers, teddies, and camisoles.

1920s lingerie

In response, I’ve put together an Etsy treasury of 1920s lingerie that will inspire and delight!

Further Reading:
Hidden from View – 1920s Lingerie
The 1920’s Silhouette
1920s lingerie: the step-in
1914-1920, Towards Dress Reform


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