The True History of the Ultimate Wardrobe Essential. (Your Bra.)

Few clothing items are as entwined with the evolution of fashion and the social status of women as the bra. From its functional past to its fashionable present, the bra has become a piece that is meant to remain hidden—hence its original designation as an “undergarment”—to one that women now layer more openly and purposefully into their looks, or wear totally invisibly under any style of top.