Corset Gallery 36
Past Corset Exhibitions
Dessous et Corsets (Paris, 2004)
(4/05) Dieter O. wrote:
"As a dedicated
corset lover, reader of your daily updates and contributor to your
Corset Gallery #16, I was fascinated by an
exhibit at the Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow of the "coronation dress of
Alexandra Fyodorovna (wife of Emperor Nicholas II). As our stern
museum's curator and guide demonstrated, the outside waist of this gown
measured exactly 15 inches, with a significant stemwaist which I can only
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November 2009 Augusta Auctions held an auction
'Museum Fashion & Textile Sale'
From a past exhibition, sent by a contributor in Germany:
Robe und Reformkleid-echo
kommunikation im raum (Robe und
We have been unable to discover any details about this gown, but the waist is quite impressive!
(below) From the "Forum Feminina" in Sao Paulo, March, 2004
Love and War:
The Weaponized Woman
Tangential to corsetry, Andy points out this seemingly wearable bustier image exhibited at an FIT exhibition:
"The concept of the “hard body” is central to the exhibition, both because hardness is associated with strength and power, and because the relationship between body and clothes has changed dramatically in recent years. Today, both men and women seek to achieve strong, attractive bodies that are at least partially exposed by modern clothing. This red bustier in the form of a naked female torso is a tribute to these new attitudes. Created in 1983, when bodybuilding first became widely popular, it is the brainchild of avant-garde Japanese designer Issey Miyake."
"In 2008, I was in Vienna. Near Schloß Schönbrunn (Sissi's residence) I found this advertising poster; a children's museum was offering an exhibit about daily life at the 'Kaiserhof' (compound of the Kaiser)."
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Below: 2011 display in the Belconnen Community Centre
Gallery (in Canberra, Australia) - It was titled “Cross-stringed
The artist is Chris Bridgland: (Enlargeable)
Valerie Tramell ( www.latexperiment.com )
and Alexandra Potter ( www.ballet-heels.com )
on their way to the Fetish Evolution Expo.
Both dressed in catsuits and corsets made by www.fantasticrubber.de
Platform boots & Ballet Heels: www.boga-heels.com
Starker's 2013 Toronto Corset Art Exhibition
Sample at right slightly enlargeable
Sent by Gerard D.
Bracemaiden: "The video is available here. The movement of the models is quite a contrast to the staid poses of many fashion shows."
"Photo from fashion event in Hannover, Germany (Hannoversche Allgemeine - Newspaper Nr. of 2 Feb 13)."