September 26, 2009

Vintage Lingerie BRANDS IN & OUT!


Vintage Yolande 1940's Ad

Vintage Van Raalte 1950's Ad

Who else but Marilyn!

Vintage Lisette Ad
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Current Lingerie Brands Still In Production and approximate start up dates:


Bali-1930's
Barbizon-1920's
Hollywood Vassarette (Munsingwear)-1940's to still in production just under the name Vassarette
Frederick's of Hollywood-1930's or 40's
Gilead-1950's
Gossard (later Gossard merged with Artemis which is no longer available)
Kayser-Date unknown
Komar-1950'
Lily of France-late 1800's
Olga-1948 still in production (although her nightgowns went out of production in the early 90's)
Miss Elaine-1920's
Rago: unknown
Shadowline-1940's
Val Mode-Late 1930's
Vanity Fair-1899
Victoria's Secret (started as a mail order catalog) in the 1970's
Warner-1930's (interesting side note, Warner's invented the A,B,C,D Bra Cup sizing)
Wondermaid-1930's or 40's

The following are all OUT of production and great finds:

Intime of California
Cattani of California
Lucie Ann~Claire Sandra
Van Raalte
Jenelle of California
Rovel / Ro-Vel
Youthcraft
Eye Full-Flaum's
Luxite~Kayser
Henson Kickernick (later Kickernick merged with Henson)
Radcliffe
Yolande
Michelene
Odette Barsa
Gossard Artemis
Leona
Deena
Gaymode (Vintage JCPenney exclusive brand)
Aristocraft
Charmode (Vintage Sears exclusive brand)
Glydons or Glydons of Hollywood
Christian Dior
Bien Jolie
Juliana
Movie Star
Seamprufe
GMc
Radelle
Lady Lynne
Mary Barron
Trillium
Lady Leonora
Fischer Heavenly Lingerie
Hollywood Vassarette, Hollywood Maxwell

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2 comments:

Sue said...

Informative blog. Didn't realize that Gossard was no longer in production.

Sweet Cherry Vintage Lingerie said...

Hi Sue,
I believe that to be an error and will fix it right away. Gossard ARTEMIS is no longer available, but I do see Gossard still in production.

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