Real memories - what nurses used to wear. Yes I wore all white dresses, hose, and nursing shoes. I didn't have to wear my cap once I graduated from nursing school, but I had to wear it to all my clinicals. That was 1979 - 1983 (me too !
The use of heavily structured undergarments to shape and form the female body continued into the fifties, when every woman had a girdle for that tiny waist, a pointy, pointy bra and hoop skirts or petticoats for evening dresses.
Tap pants are lingerie shorts that were popular from the to They are also known as French knickers. Today it is still possible to find some authentic vintage tap pants or equally beautiful replicas by retro inspired lingerie brands.
Undergarments of -- tulle petticoats were very popular under skirts and dresses in order to give a crinoline-type appearance, elastic corsets / girdles were used to create a smooth shape and a narrow waist, bullet bras are introduced