Wonderbra, an interview with Alexis Walker


An advertisement for the Winkie, the first strapless bra, circa 1940. Courtesy of McCord Museum, Montreal

This week we speak with fashion historian Alexis Walker about the innovation and history behind Wonderbra.

Additional Reading

  • Bruna, Denis. Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015.
  • Chenoune, Farid. Hidden Underneath: A History of Lingerie. New York: Assouline, 2005.
  • Hill, Colleen. Exposed: A History of Lingerie. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014.