The Corset: A Cultural History

The Corset: A Cultural History
A fascinating read! Valerie Steele, curator at Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, takes on the most controversial item of clothing, challenging the popular view that corset-wearing women were merely victims of fashion. Hundreds of lavish color fashion photos, fine art, illustrations and intriguing text provide entertaining visual evidence for Steele’s scholarship. Softcover. 199 pages. 11 x 9″.



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