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Saturday, January 05, 2008

Corselettes and girdlettes

A corselette is a retro lingerie combination of a girdle and bra. Extremely popular in the 1950s due to their ability to accentuate more than one part of the body at once, corselettes are a must have for any stylish 1950's reto lingerie collection and essential in the woman's wardrobe. When retro lingerie is mentioned, it is often corselettes that come to mind. The upper bra often had a cleavage gap so you could show off your newly enhanced goods in a sexy evening ball gown. Pushing up the breasts and sucking in the stomach were the functions of the corselettes, and while probably not very comfortable, it helped women achieve the desired look of slim waistlines without sacrificing their bosoms