The corset is back with a vengeance
See which stars are keeping things tight
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FASHION Celebrity style
Corsets were historically worn to hold and mold the torso into a desired shape, traditionally by reducing the waist and exaggerating the bust and hips. Over the years it has come to be seen by many as a popular symbol of female oppression, though the 21st century is seeing its major comeback. How did this both physically and socially restrictive garment of the past return to modern fashion? Click through to find out.
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