The concept behind Corset and the danger it poses in the 19th century.

By on July 19, 2018

No, ladies, even the 36-24-36 concept of the perfect female figure is not entirely modern. Since women have always been victims of major body image pressures, it doesn’t come as a surprise that in the 19th century England, women were actually expected suffocate themselves to look attractive, i.e., have a very tiny waist and make their breasts look much larger.
Corsets helped them achieve this illusion but also caused fainting spells, blood circulation constrictions and misaligned organs. Basically, if you didn’t die wearing a corset on a daily basis, you would probably be a regular at the doctor’s because of all the medical issues.

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