Desire Lines Ticket – Adult

Desire Lines Ticket – Adult

10.00

Desire Lines - the Fashionable Body 
1790–1930

Extended until 27 April 2019

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The Empire line, emphasising the bust, was followed by the mid-19th hourglass figure with gave way to the bustle in the late 1860s. All this was thrown out for the androgynous page boy look in the 1920s. A feature of the exhibition is the underwear that moulded the body according to fashion’s ideals.