Smartypants: the fart-filtering future of underwear

Smartypants: the fart-filtering future of underwear
By Oliver Wainwright

We live in an age of undies innovation: from self-medicating bras to briefs that smell of breakfast or hide a weapon (and that’s not even a euphemism)

Corsets and crinolines, boxers and bras … the history of underwear is also an intimate history of changing attitudes to gender, sex, hygiene and morality. But the smalls on show in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new exhibition, Undressed, tell a story of technology as much as social trends.

Related: Underwear goes on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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April 14, 2016 at 02:15PM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1T6rZsS

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