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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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She is the country's number one supplier because she is the Queen's corsetiere.
Ethel Allen, Supervisor of Instruction at the Kabo School of Corsetry, acknowledged this function, stating that "with every sale by an expert corsetiere goes the all-important and invaluable message to her customer of the proper selection of a model and the proper method of adjustment.
the name on every major lingerie buyer's lips was Ultimo, which has already secured tens of thousands of orders from almost every top store, including Selfridges, the Queen's corsetiere Rigby and Peller, and John Lewis.
Now the award-winning firm is supplying lingerie to major stores including Frasers, Selfridges, John Lewis - and the Queen's Corsetiere.
Such was the advice given by a leading corsetiere to one of her smartest clients, and there is not a dressmaker or tailor in the world who would not echo her sentiments.
The secrets of our undergarment habits have been revealed in a survey of 2000 women conducted by Rigby and Peller - corsetieres to the Queen.
But hubby Mark and her two grown-up children didn't like the idea so Sue turned to a costume designer who took her to The Queen's corsetieres - Rigby & Peller of London - for a specially-made bra.
To get my torso to squish down to something at least approaching Dita's, I make an appointment at the Queen's very own corsetieres, Rigby & Peller.