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The Corset

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Valerie Steele | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300099539
ISBN 13 : 0300099533

The corset is probably the most controversial garment in the history of fashion. Although regarded as an essential element of fashionable dress from the Renaissance into the twenti..



The Corset And The Crinoline

Pub Date : 2012-03-13 | Author : W. B. Lord | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486138404
ISBN 13 : 0486138402

Profusely illustrated fashion history examines how the use of wood, whalebone, steel, hoops, and tight laces had a gripping influence on shaping the figures of women from ancient G..



The Corset Diaries

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Katie MacAlister | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 0451411129
ISBN 13 : 9780451411129

In desperate need of money, Tessa agrees to appear on a reality TV show called A Month in the Life of a Victorian Duke, where she must live on an English estate cicra 1879, wear co..


Corsets

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Jill Salen | Publisher : Costume & Fashion Press/Quite Specific Media

ISBN 10 : 0896762610
ISBN 13 : 9780896762619

"Features the patterns, techniques and history of over 20 historically correct corsets, ranging from the 1750s to 1950, from boned corsets, ribbon corsets and basques to the more r..


Fashion And Fetishism

Pub Date : 1982 | Author : David Kunzle | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055200771
ISBN 13 :

Explores the history of corsets and other garments that force the female body to conform to an ideal and analyzes their social, sexual, and anthropological significance..