Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore 22 2011, 17 11 and more!

By the late 1860s, ready-made corsets were widely available. Fashion magazines sometimes provided instructions for making corsets, though the process was very labor intensive. If the instructions published in “Corset Making,” an October 1869 Harper’s Bazaar article, are accurate, making a corset at home was a difficult procedure, requiring a sophisticated understanding of how to unite pliable fabric and rigid whalebone in a supportive, flattering undergarment. For those able to afford it…

...bir sabah ayrıldım bir akşam kavuştum -ah, olgun dutlar gibi ballanmış gözlerinde- saatlerin biriktirdiği o tatlı özlem, sanki uzak denizlerden dönüyorum, karşılar, beni yıllarca beklemişcesine... Ceyhun Atuf KANSU