History

1880



Thirty years later, secular schools became obligatory. The first high schools and middle schools for young girls were built. Suits for women appeared. Paris abandoned itself in music halls and applauded ruffled Can-Can dancers. White wedding dresses, long a privilege in the city, appeared in the countryside. The corset imposed itself and armored the female body.
During this period, Monsieur Gamichon founded Chantelle and created the first stretch fabric for corsets. Doctor Bernard created the company that, decades later, would be renamed Aubade. Stéphane Gerbe, who inherited a trimming and knit business from his father, decided to produce his own items.
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