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corset

Orthopedics A device that encircles and supports the trunk or vertebral column, which may be used for trauma or for congenital deformities of the spine. See Milwaukee brace.
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Fellow US singer Alicia Keys has added a bit of spice to her stage gear by donning a Victorian-style corset and Oscar winning actress Renee Zellweger arrived at the 58th Annual Tony Awards in New York in a 1950s full-skirted dress with a bustier top.
In his book, the doctor draws upon X-ray technology, which was still in its infancy, to compare the bodies of women wearing corsets to those without.
Corset Deal offers stylish and affordable corsets to customers across four continents.
Corsets are back in vogue big time according to manageress Daniella Attanasio.
IT'S going to be THE big movie to see this autumn but Moulin Rouge is also set to spark a steamy trend - for corsets, fishnets and other sexy lingerie.
Pulfer, treasurer and general manager of the Kalamazoo Corset Company, explained in the trade journal Corsets & Lingerie why women wore corsets in 1921:
I became known locally as 'the corset woman' - staff in the supermarket would say 'you're the one that makes corsets aren't you?
Every woman should own a corset," says Gillian, 51, and from Kenilworth.
Michele Kobke has worn a corset every day for the last three years, even while sleeping, in a bid to get the world's smallest waist.
AS the burlesque scene enjoys a revival, a six-week course is being offered by a Teesside college to give fans a chance to make their own corset.