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    "Pad to be perfect!" advertisement for c. 1950s.

    50's Frederick's of Hollywood

    The man trap!

    June 1953. Image by © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis

    "She can have a tummy... and still look yummy!" - 'Chubbette' ad from the 1960s!

    Doesn't take much to make a 50s housewife gush.....she kinda looks derranged!!!!

    the effects of corsetry, vintage medical illustration

    Shoe advertisement, 1950’s

    Frederick's of Hollywood 1966

    Corset with metal waist cinch, screw and wingnut from Exotique Magazine, c. 1950s

    early 1900s...Beautiful Edwardian Lady...Flowers...original vintage french postcard...paper ephemera via Etsy

    Fabric manipulation

    The all important last minute compact check. Vogue 1950s

    Complete suit from the 17th century. It's a map! untraceable, no futher info.

    Classic foundation... spanx just does not cut it sometimes...

    1950s Vogue Cover

    vintagegal: Photography by Allan Grant c. 1950’s

    Dorothy Dandridge in a 1950s Jax beer advertisement.

    Dita Von Teese does ladylike perfectly - even for a trip to the flea market

    Vintage 1950s