The Best Breasts Over the Past 100 Years

Just like fashion, hair styles and makeup trends, what's been considered the best-looking breast shape has changed a lot over the past 90 years. From the washboard-flat chests of the 1920s to the overwhelming embrace of full cleavage today, these are the breast looks that have been considered ideal.

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1920s

Like most of the fashion in its time, breasts were downplayed for more of a boyish silhouette.

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1950s

With Marilyn Monroe at the forefront of enviable style, voluptuous-looking breasts made a comeback.

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1960s

Breasts were full, but with more forward projection, as seen here on a young Raquel Welch.


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1970s

As the bold looks of the 60s died down, women embraced the natural look of their breasts, and breasts that drooped were acceptable.


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1980s

The 80s weren't just about big hair—silicone implants were almost always used for augmentations as the procedure's popularity grew.


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1990s

The emergence of Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson increased the popularity of big, round and firm breasts.

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2000

At the turn of a new century, the paradigm began to shift towards more natural-looking, full breasts.


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2015

Today, it's all about cleavage that doesn’t look fake with options of round and full or natural and full breasts.