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Synonyms for corset

Synonyms for corset

a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

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Binding or corseting assists the body in realigning those spaces created by the body to safely grow the baby (ribcage and abdominals move upwards and outwards, pelvis widens etc).
Havelock Ellis was among the experts cited in the popular press who claimed that female humans required corseting because the evolution from "horizontality to verticality" was more difficult for females than for males.
A 1921 series of articles on specialized fitting procedures discusses the importance of corseting young girls because they are the "future mothers of our race.
However, their figures were actually more of a problem for manufacturers because the "young girl figure," described as slim and "undeveloped," did not conform to usual descriptions of figure types which required corseting.
Pamela Anderson was recently spotted at the Colombia Tri-Star party in Los Angeles wearing the version with cream corseting and bra straps.