Retrieved 3 February Archived from the original on 3 August The plate curved around the torso and ended near the armpits. Ayat 31 Archived at the Wayback Machine. For ordinary wear, high collars were the norm.
Theorists hypothesize that with these evolutionary changes, the measure of mating-readiness and attractiveness in females has shifted from swagging buttocks to the pendulous shape of breasts and cleavage.
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Yale University Press,p. In these cultures women have, throughout history, sought to enhance their physical attractiveness and femininity, within the context of changing fashions and cultural-specific norms of modesty of the time and place. For ordinary wear, high collars were the norm. Among humans the female genitalia is regressed and the upright posture reduces visibility of the buttocks, but the breasts are significantly enlarged. Lay summary — ScienceDaily September 23, In the 14th century, necklines were lowered, clothes were tightened and breasts were once again flaunted.