Contour: Corsetry in Modern Fashion
“The fashion conscious have used corsets to reshape their figures for centuries, from the tight silhouettes Catherine de’ Medici introduced to the French court in the 1500s to the whaleboned foundation garments popularized by Victorians, to the celebrity-approved waist trainers of today. Once confined to being worn under clothing, corsets are now just as commonly worn as outerwear. Celebrity trend setters including Bella Hadid, Lizzo and every Kardashian have been photographed wearing tight-fitting body shapers.
While corsets historically have a reputation for being restrictive of breathing and activity, today’s corsetry movement aims for a blend of comfort, beauty, and figure support.”…