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Monday, February 6, 2012

Weekly Video: Contemporary Women Wearing Corsets

This week's video stems from a news reel my friend sent me about a woman, Cathie Jung who has the smallest waist in the world -- 15 inches -- from wearing a corset for the last twenty years. This video clip is from the Tyra Banks show and shows not only Cathie Jung, but Melanie Talkington, a corset atelier. This video also shows an x-ray of Cathie in her corset.

Warning, you may be shocked! But its definitely fascinating...

3 comments:

Alexandriaweb said...

They both look amazing, and Catherine's corset is fantastic!

Rosemary Gemmell said...

Wow - that was some video! I love Melanie's look which seems more natural, but I can't imagine how Catherine can stay inside hers so much.

Nook Lovers said...

I can't imagine wearing one for 24 hours a day... At times she seems unable to catch her breath and I would probably pass out! But I applaud them for it!