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How the bra was invented | Moments of Vision 1 - Jessica Oreck


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Lingerie has existed for hundreds of years, but it wasn't until the 1920s that a standardized cup sizing system was invented that changed underwear forever. In the first installment of our ‘Moments of Vision’ series, Jessica Oreck traces the ‘uplifting’ origin of the modern brassiere.

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  • Educator Jessica Oreck
  • Director Jessica Oreck
  • Animator Jessica Oreck
  • Composer Eli Janney, Nate Shaw
  • Narrator Jessica Oreck

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