Betty Brosmer.. the highest paid pin-up girl of the 1950s, considered by many as the first true supermodel. Her waist measured 18 inches, her bust 38 inches and hips 36 inches. It’s speculated she achieved her tiny waist with corset training, also known as waist training, waist reduction or tightlacing, for moulding a pronounced and significantly smaller waist, altering the shape of the ribcage in extreme cases and moving internal organs out of their original positions.
Deadly is the Female is a Somerset based boutique and web shop specialising in Vintage style dresses and shoes from brands like Pin Up Couture, Stop Staring and Tatyana. Shop online for Wiggle, Swing and dresses in 1940s 1950s and 1960s styles.
Ikea Is Reissuing Amazing Old Designs From the 1950s and 60s
January 1950 Irving Penn, among the most gifted of photographers, has reconstructed with imaginative insight a series of fashion landmarks: the clothes, the accessories, coiffures, make-up, settings – and, in this net of physical properties, has caught the mental attitudes of past times."