Support and Seduction by Beatrice Fontanel
A History of Corsets and Bras

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Compressed, uplifted, flattened, and pointed--women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. This lighthearted book, loaded with historical facts and anecdotes and images ranging from the hilarious to the sublime, recounts the often surprising history of the garments Western women have worn for support--and seduction. 220 illustrations, 60 in full color.

About Beatrice Fontanel

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Fontanel is a French journalist.
Published September 1, 1997 by Harry N Abrams. 159 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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