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  • Embroidered Silk Crepe Kestos Style Bra, c. 1930s, Great Britain. The Underpinnings Museum. Photography by Tigz Rice

    Embroidered Silk Crêpe Kestos Style Bra

    Embroidered Silk Crêpe Kestos Style Bra Date: c. 1930s Origin: Great Britain Fabric: Silk Brand: Custom made   A soft cup style bra based on the ‘Kestos’ bra of the late 1920s.…
  • 'High Line' CC41 Cotton Bra By Kestos, c. 1941, Great Britain. The Underpinnings Museum. Photography by Tigz Rice

    ‘High Line’ CC41 Cotton Bra By Kestos

    'High Line' CC41 Cotton Bra By Kestos Date: c. 1941 Origin: Great Britain Fabric: Cotton Brand: Kestos   This rendition of the Kestos bra was trademarked in 1941 by Rosamond Lilian Klin,…
  • Embroidered Silk Kestos Style Bra & Tap Pant Set, c. early 1930s The Underpinnings Museum shot by Tigz Rice Studios 2017

    Embroidered Silk Kestos Style Bra & Tap Pant Set

    Embroidered Silk Kestos Style Bra & Tap Pant Set Date:  c. 1930s Origin: Great Britain Fabric: Silk satin Brand: Custom made   A soft cup style bra based on the ‘Kestos’ bra of…
  • Kestos Bra 'Line' Advertisement, circa 1930s, The Underpinnings Museum

    Kestos Bra ‘Line’ Advertisement

    Kestos Bra 'Line' Advertisement Date:  c. 1930s Origin: England Brand: Kestos   The 'Kestos' style bra was one of the defining moments of 1930s lingerie, marking the move from the 1920s trend for…
  • Kestos-style black silk and lace bralet Photography by Tigz Rice Studios The Underpinnings Museum

    Kestos-Style Embroidered Silk Bralet

    Kestos-Style Embroidered Silk Bra Date: c. 1930s Origin: United States Fabric: Silk A soft cup style bra based on the 'Kestos' bra of the late 1920s. The bra design was patented in…