admittedly, i prefer "vintage-styled lingerie" over "vintage lingerie."  something about wearing another person's bullet bra really takes the sex out of sexy.

from push-ups to corsets, there are lots of modern and craveable vintage-styled under-frocks that give you a fab curve or flatten without the torturous belts and brutal boning of yesteryear.


{above images via the moment and frou frou fashionista.}


above clockwise from top left: voletta soft cup bra (£25.00) and brief (£18.00); kiki de montparnasse muse corselette bra (275.00) and brief (175.00);  lake and stars waterloo bralette (130.00) and garter (72.00);  lace corselette £32.00);  vintage style long line bra (£16.00) and vintage high waisted knicker (£8.00); hayward padded bra (38.00) and brief (38.00).


below is a luscious little ad from the 1950s for felina's girdle.  very haute.  makes the spanx look super snoozy.