This is an excellent article: What it’s like to wear Victorian corsets and underwear today

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And here’s the book, which I’ve yet to read by will definitely have a look at: Victorian Secrets: What a Corset Taught Me about the Past, the Present, and Myself.

Another book to look into, one that goes into the history of the corset, which is of most interest to me, is The Corset, a Cultural History, by Valerie Steele, and published by Yale University Press. 

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Ever wonder how ladies got wasp-like waists? 

Now you know! 

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