Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Exhibition, V&A, London, UK.


From April 16, 2016 until March 12, 2017
This exhibition addresses the practicalities of underwear and its role in the fashionable wardrobe, whilst also highlighting its sensual, sexual appeal. Explored are dress reformers and designers who argued for the beauty of the natural body, as well as entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators who have played a critical role in the development of increasingly more effective and comfortable underwear.