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  • wore corsets
  • That truth here is that because women wore corsets from a very young age, it wasn't uncommon for their lower rib cage to become bent in permanently. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Women wore corsets to shape their bodies away from nature and toward a more 'civilized' ideal form," Gibson explains, and "a woman would wear her corset for almost her entire life. (forbes.com)
  • laces
  • Corsets that were laced up the front were often covered by a decorated panel known as a stomacher that concealed the laces. (britannica.com)
  • The wood, metal or plastic busk forms the front closure of a high-quality Victorian corset, and needs to be strong enough to support the tightening laces in the back without breaking. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Unless you, or a well-meaning semi-sadistic assistant, tighten the corset laces beyond reason, you should still have enough room for breathing. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Girdle
  • During the 20th century the corset was gradually replaced as everyday wear by the brassiere and girdle , but it remained in use in bridal fashions and costume wear into the 21st century. (britannica.com)
  • belt
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  • Considering that we are now being told that a tight belt can cause us to have digestive issues, it just makes sense that a tight corset would do the same, but on a bigger level because - well, it's bigger and is tight around more areas of the body. (hubpages.com)
  • This velvet corset has white textured trim all ova, hook closures and comes with a black waist belt. (dollskill.com)
  • Slimming
  • If you follow Hollywood or the music industry, it's easy to find celebrities stepping out wearing corsets either as street fashion outerwear or as a figure-slimming undergarment. (howstuffworks.com)
  • stays
  • Young children were also often fitted with corsets or stays in order to ensure straight spines and pleasing body shapes later in life. (britannica.com)
  • The corset of 16th-century Spain was supported in the front by a vertically placed wooden or bone rod (or two, if the garment laced in the front) known as a busk , which produced a flat shape, and was reinforced elsewhere with whalebone stays. (britannica.com)
  • The oldest find of corset is a pair of stays form in Spanish mediaeval painting from c. 1460. (wikibooks.org)
  • Stays are an old type of corset . (wikibooks.org)
  • Paris
  • All corset makers had their own style, but from about 1860 , the corset industry of Paris was at the forefront of corset fashion. (wikibooks.org)
  • Very young children were placed in corsets, as advertisements from Paris at the time mention sizing " pour enfants & fillettes . (forbes.com)
  • To investigate skeletal changes from corseting, Gibson studied remains dating to 1700-1900 AD held at the Musée de l'Homme at the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris and at the Centre for Human Bioarchaeology at the Museum of London. (forbes.com)
  • wear
  • Not a myth: Perhaps it'll come as no surprise that women are not the only ones to wear corsets. (howstuffworks.com)
  • I had a T 11 fracture and was prescribed a corset, do i have to wear it to sleep? (spineuniverse.com)
  • It is exactly as it sounds: you wear a corset to lose weight. (hubpages.com)
  • As you can see, beyond the corset diet, which should just be about restricting the amount of food you put in your mouth, you can do corset binding which means you wear a corset day and night and literally bind your waist into a smaller shape to give you the ultimate female appearance. (hubpages.com)
  • body
  • Tightly laced corsets also remained popular among those engaged in certain forms of body modification . (britannica.com)
  • The word itself comes from a diminutive form of Old French cors ('body'), and the corset is in fact a body-shaping garment. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Historically made from whale bone (not an actual bone, but the teeth of a baleen whale) or reed, the stiff inserts of the corset that keep the body in the desired shape are called bones . (howstuffworks.com)
  • A therapeutic corset which is peculiarly adapted for the sacro-lumbar region of the body is disclosed. (google.com)
  • The present invention relates generally to therapeutic devices and more particularly to a corset appliance which may be applied to the sacro-lumbar region of the human body in order to prevent or treat injuries to the aforenoted region. (google.com)
  • He is the creator of a surgical procedure called the Corset Body Lift, or a corset trunkplasty. (wnep.com)
  • Underwear
  • Featuring 'Kiss', 'Slayer', 'Misfits', 'Iron Maiden' and 'Metallica' these corsets are definitely not your grandmother's underwear. (neatorama.com)
  • The Wales-born beauty donned a racy black leather corset and matching boots and underwear for her 2018 calendar. (thesun.co.uk)
  • bring back
  • In the late 1930s there was an attempt by designers to bring back the boned corset, but World War II cut short most fashion innovations . (britannica.com)
  • Black
  • To get a contouring effect without makeup, try our corset duo: Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Firming Serum (sold separately) followed by this cream. (sephora.com)
  • A classic black vinyl corset that is a staple for any alternative, gothic, or dominatrix's wardrobe. (timeless-trends.com)
  • outer
  • Not only that, corsets historically helped support heavy outer garments, so they were used more for support and for making the wearer's waist tiny. (howstuffworks.com)
  • made
  • Women of lower classes often made their own corsets from less-expensive cloth, using reeds for support and reinforcement. (britannica.com)
  • Many books say that Cretan women used the corset c. 2000 BC because they made idols in the shape of a corset. (wikibooks.org)
  • Even in pregnancy, special corsets were made to fit a woman's growing belly and, later, her need to nurse her baby. (forbes.com)
  • make
  • About the 1920s the natural figure started to make a comeback, and corsets became less popular. (britannica.com)
  • Don't make the mistake of thinking corsets are history. (howstuffworks.com)
  • It is not easy to make a list of corset periods because many types were in use at the same time. (wikibooks.org)
  • I was very wary buying it as I have a large chest (36DD) and in the past, most corsets are not supportive enough, I feel like I am falling out, or they make my boobs look saggy. (barenecessities.com)
  • But don't be fooled, this corset won't make you act angelic. (dollskill.com)
  • Details
  • This romantic eyelash lace corset features a soft sweetheart neckline with a scalloped trim, a sheer bodice, piping details, a scalloped trim, a lace-up back closure, and a matching panty. (yandy.com)
  • style
  • Corsets and corset-style tops without structural supports retained an amount of popularity as outerwear, especially in alternative fashion, and were sometimes featured in the works of respected fashion designers. (britannica.com)
  • The corset-shaped figure of the idols was a primitive Cretan style. (wikibooks.org)
  • women
  • The fact is as the "iron corset" was used both of men and women, but only on dress occasions. (wikibooks.org)
  • But some women lived long and healthy lives, counters anthropologist Rebecca Gibson of American University , whose latest research on corsets and their effect on the skeleton has been published in NEXUS: The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology . (forbes.com)
  • The view of corseting as having created short and painful lives is anachronistic, she says, as many of these women lived much longer than average for the time. (forbes.com)
  • Woman
  • My point is this: if a woman is to see some success with the corset diet, then that may be trigger to become addicted to it. (hubpages.com)
  • found
  • Using more than a dozen historical corsets on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Gibson found that the average adult woman's waist size was 56 cm -- or 22 inches -- in circumference. (forbes.com)
  • SIZE
  • Other experts argue that corsets are only dangerous if the person is in poor health and uses too small of a size too soon. (hubpages.com)
  • tight
  • Although polemics against tight corsets and their adverse health effects (e.g., stunted muscle development and respiratory problems) were common in literature from the late 17th century onward, corsets continued to be worn. (britannica.com)
  • Virgins from 15th century sometimes wore a long tight lace outfit, but it was only a dress, not a corset. (wikibooks.org)
  • B, when deformed by tight lacing of a corset. (forbes.com)
  • common
  • The iron corset also worked as a bulletproof waistcoat , because assassination by knife in heart was a common risk. (wikibooks.org)
  • time
  • Steam-molding was introduced about that time, in which finished corsets were starched and shaped using steam. (britannica.com)
  • figure
  • About 1910, when fashion began to emphasize a slender, straight figure, corsets were cut longer so as to cover the thighs. (britannica.com)
  • Three rows of hooks allow you to adjust the corset to your comfort level to enable a continuous refinement of your figure. (ardysslife.com)