The history of how humans dress is littered with missteps. Menswear has had its share of dark moments (every one of the founding fathers dressed insane, the ’70s were a terrible time, even these days things can go off the rails), but nothing has been as rocky a road as the clothing women have been sold to cover boobs.

The gallery above contains a very cursory, probably ill-informed oral history of mismanaged cleavage. It all began 600 years ago…

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A History Of Mismanaged Cleavage