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Constricting and Alluring Undergarments Make a Comeback

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Nov 15, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
Corsets probably take the cake as the least comfortable and most attractive garments. They’re tight and they squeeze the breath right out of you—and somehow that’s attractive.

Anyway, these crushing corsets are everything corsets can be and more. There’s even some crushing corsets for men. Check them out.

Implications - The retro revival in mainstream culture has sparked a renewed interest in vintage lingerie, specifically corsets. Modern fashion designers are infusing this lace-up aesthetic into other styles, such as jeans and garters, and even traditional corsets have been reinvented with cutting-edge fabrics and avant-garde forms. Businesses can take advantage of this phenomenon by infusing corseted women into ad campaigns and fashion shoots.