Tightlacing


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The practice of wearing a tightly-laced corset to achieve extreme modifications of the figure and posture and/or experience the sensations of a very tight corset
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Porem, Dolly afirma que ela propria servia de modelo para aquelas ilustracoes, e que de fato sua cintura era tao fina quanto as das pinups do marido, ja que praticava tightlacing (12).
A doctor declared that Miss Posthelwaite had died from following the fashion of "tightlacing" her dress.
In the early days, women's tennis was often little more than a form of under-arm 'pat-ball' due to the restrictions imposed by long skirts, bustles and tightlacing.
May 2006 "BINDING FEMININITY:AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF TIGHTLACING ON THE FEMALE PELVIS."