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T H E  C O R S E T

Long used as an undergarment to mold and shape a women's body to the ideal standard of the time, the corset is now on top. 

 

                        

 

 “If we are to understand the motives that lead to different kinds of clothing, to changes in our clothing and to the changes in our whole attitude towards clothes, we shall have to be constantly on the look out for changes in the manifestations of these two fundamental conflicting tendencies, the one proudly to exhibit the body, the other modestly to hide it.”

 

                                                    J.C. Flugel on BBC Radio on June, 26, 1928.

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