Corsets: A Modern Guide
While ideals of feminine beauty change all the time, the classic hourglass figure with a tiny waist has remained a constant and potent image of women's sexuality. This iconic silhouette is attainable by everyone, whatever their natural shape, through the magic, transformative power of an artfully crafted corset. This beautiful reference guide traces the evolution of the corset from ancient to modern times, with particular reference to the recent revival of the corset as a piece of provocative, fashion-forward outerwear.The author, celebrated corset designer, Velda Lauder, combines gorgeous images, fascinating historical background and unique inside knowledge in this entertaining, authoritative and inspiring look at the shapewear that has shaped the world.
By: Velda Lauder