Molded Cup Bikinis by David Morris

A GUIDE TO MOLDED BIKINIS

Currently molded bras represent the largest selling type of bra in the world, so inevitably wired bikinis use the same construction.

Molding is a process which transfers
a piece of fabric or sheet foam into a 3D shape of lasting quality.This process involves an exact combination of heat, pressure and dwell time to suit each individual fabric and mold form.

Although molded cups are thought of as a modern creation they were available in the UK retail market as early as 1947.

They were made with foam cups and were produced by “cold molding.” The foam sheet was heated and formed using cold wood molds…

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