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Ain’t For The Faint Hearted

April 10, 2010

I am so excited I’m having heart palpitations…
We just placed another costume order with What Katie Did (our London based lingerie suppliers) and I’m eagerly awaiting the following items:

The Glamour Merry Widow:
The Merry Widow is quintessential mid-50s shapewear. Unlike a corselette, which focuses on the hips and derriere, a Merry Widow works its magic on the upper torso; tightening, smoothing and uplifting.
It’s essentially a low-backed strapless bra combined with a strict waist cincher; and the result is the perfect foundation for wearing under the tight-bodiced, full-skirted gowns that were extremely fashionable in the 1950s and early 60s.
If you’ve ever admired Mad Men’s Betty Draper in her strapless evening frocks, this is for you!
– We will be using this beautiful piece in an upcoming Betty Page shoot. Joy!

Baby Corset:
Our newest underbust style, Baby, is a little 7 inch-deep waist cincher designed to be worn under clothes. It’s directly inspired by Christian Dior’s Spring/Summer 1947 collection, which went down in fashion history as the ‘New Look’. It was all about large busts, tiny waists and full hips, and his mannequins were all tightly laced into boned waist-nippers to achieve that incredibly dramatic silhouette.
– We are using this corset under a fabulous late 50’s dress to encourage a classic hourglass shape in an upcoming Mad Men inspired couples photo shoot.


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