Push-up bra voted 'greatest fashion invention ever'
Updated: 2008-03-24 15:17
With its magical ability to make mountains out of molehills, it is the secret weapon in many women's lingerie drawer.
No wonder the push-up bra has been hailed as the greatest-ever fashion invention.
Push up bra sales were boosted by Eva Herzigova's Wonderbra ad
It beat boot-cut jeans to the title in a poll of 3,000 women.
Pull-in pants, which allow the wearer to hide a wobbly stomach, came third followed by stilettos.
Film director Howard Hughes designed a type of push-up bra for Jane Russell to wear in his 1943 film The Outlaw, although Russell later claimed she never wore it.