Category:Torsolettes

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Women's underwear worn on the torso (edit)
  • Structural, for waist: Corsets (with laces, bones, and busk) • Waist cinchers (very short corset) • Basque (non-shaping) •
    Structural, for skirts: Bustles (lift at back, often pads) • Crinolines (reinforced petticoat or round hoop skirt) • Farthingales (hip padding or hoop skirt) • Panniers (lift at the sides) •
    Petticoats (fabric underskirt adding volume)
    Structural, other: Sleeve plumpers (to lift puff sleeves) • Bosom pads (to make bosom larger)
    Form-fitting: Basque (non-shaping, bust to waist) • Corselettes (one-piece combination of bra and girdle) • Torsolettes (corselette without a full girdle) • Girdles (lightly shaping hip garment with garters) • Girdle corsets (shaping hip garment with bones, busk, and laces)
    Loose: Chemise (long, sleeved) • Full slip (long, sleeveless) • Half slip (skirt half of a slip) • Babydoll (top half of a slip) • Teddies (as babydoll, but closed at crotch)
    Other: Chemisettes (neckline filling mimicking a blouse) • Bodystockings (thin form-fitting hose covering most of the body)
torsolette 
corset-like undergarment combining a brassiere and a light waist-cincher, usually with attached garters
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Torsolette or merry widow
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Subclass ofcorselet
Inception
  • 1939
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torsolette (en); glada änkan (sv); Torselett (de); guépière (fr) avkortad korselett (sv); corset-like undergarment combining a brassiere and a light waist-cincher, usually with attached garters (en) merry widow, merrywidow (en)

Media in category "Torsolettes"

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