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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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At corsetdeal, Christmas corsets are available for extremely affordable price ranges.
The mum-of-one revealed to fans that she's doing 'waist-training,' which involves wearing a corset for extended periods of time to make it smaller and more hourglass.
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.
The corset, which originated within aristocratic court culture and gradually spread throughout society, was all about a slender waist, she said.
Bariatric physician Jyotindra Shah has claimed that there's a reason women left corsets behind in the Victorian Era because it's long-term use can bruise liver, spleen and kidneys, damage skin and restrict breathing.
Gowns and corsets line the windows of a traditional arcade, groups of girls sit at tables dressed with lacecovered tablecloths sipping tea out of rosebud china cups and served by waitresses dressed in black and white.
Today, her corsets, reminiscent of those seen in the Moulin Rouge film, are on sale in a beautiful Victorian arcade she has created in Knowle.
Today, with her two children grown up, Gillian has realised her dreams by opening a corset shop and 'Catwalk Cafe' in Solihull, enabling people to enjoy traditional afternoon tea and have fun trying on corsets.
He said: "I decided to take the plunge and launch my own business after I saw a gap in the market for a place that specialised in hand-made corsets.
But the corset is now like a cage," said Gaultier on his inspiration.
Summary: From his old teddy bear decked out in a paper bosom to Madonna's corsets and a parrot feather bolero, French couturier Jean-Paul Gaultier reveals an enchanting universe at Montreal's Fine Arts Museum exhibition which opened Friday.