WOMEN
10/06/2014 01:14 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017
PRESENTED BY HOLOGIC

The History Of The Bra [INFOGRAPHIC]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and what better way to celebrate than by giving a shout-out to what holds the girls up day after day?

We've partnered with the makers of Genius 3D Mammography to bring you the complete history of the brassiere, from rib-cracking corsets to diamond-encrusted pushups.

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Genius 3D mammography is available as Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D system. Please consult your physician for a complete list of the benefits and risks associated with mammography.

Correction: A previous version of this infographic stated that women burned their bras during the 1968 Atlantic City boardwalk protest. We regret the error.

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