This is a picture of a plunging strapless bra from the 1950's. The lace hides a bit of the plunge and adds a feminine flare. The design of this particular plunge is different than a modern day bra because the under wire is wrapping around the top of the breast instead of the under the boob. 4/10/16
Jean Paul Gaultier takes best work from catwalk to Barbican
'At a press conference ahead of the opening of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the French designer quipped that he had previously resisted the idea of a museum show "because that is something for when you're dead".' (Cochrane, 8/4/14).