Corset Myths

We’ve just posted a brand new two-part article: Exploring the Myths of Corsets. Did women really achieve 13-inch waists? Did they remove their lower ribs in order to get a smaller waist? Were corsets truly painful and restrictive? Did women faint, swoon, or die because of their corsets? Do corsets deform the body? These questions and others will be explored in this article.

Exploring the Myths of Corsets, Part I & Part II


About Lisha Vidler

I am a sewing instructor living near Memphis, Tennessee.
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