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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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From ‘Belle en Femme’ (1895)

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“ From ‘Belle en Femme’ (1895) by Alfred Devonshire. Belles’ straight forward championing of her own transgender status was the catalyst for many prejudices to be questioned and...
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Corsets Bound To Stay Suffrage

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In part three of my research into the complicated history of corsets, women's suffrage & feminism enters the story.

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What If Everything You Knew About The Corset Was Wrong?

What If Everything You Knew About The Corset Was Wrong? | Herstory | Scoop.it

Part one of my research into the complicated history of corsets. This article focuses on the so-called medical evidence of health problems & death in Victorian times from wearing corsets. (I still get a lot of flack from this series, which is in three parts.)

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A Slip of a Girl: National Corset Week History

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A vintage National Corset Week store window (via), sometime after 1952, when the British industry introduced the advertising week.

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Corsets Are Too Sexy?

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If the medial claims about corsets weren’t true, if they were as exaggerated as the corseted female form, why? Sex, of course. (Part two of my research into the complicated history of corsets.)

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