A woman's undergarments often say more about her and the times she lives in than they do the fabrics and frills she shows to the world. Whether dressing up or dressing down, cinching, shaping or stuffing her curves into the latest fashions, unmentionables are a critical component of good -- and proper -- dressing.
Question 1 of 10
What was a farthingale?
Question 2 of 10
What were crinoline petticoats first made from?
Question 3 of 10
What daring undergarment was ridiculed in the press in the 1850s as unfeminine?
Question 4 of 10
Who's responsible for devising and patenting the first modern brassiere?
Question 5 of 10
What farthingale accessory helped to shape the top gathers and pleats around the waist of a woman's skirt?
Question 6 of 10
What restrictive article of clothing did the garter belt help liberate women from wearing?
Question 7 of 10
When were pantyhose first invented?
Question 8 of 10
In what country did the thong first gain popularity as a bathing suit style?
Question 9 of 10
What type of undergarment did Elizabethan women wear to achieve a tiny waist, flat chest and elongated torso?
Question 10 of 10