Merry Widow Window


Long-line images of the fifties era (however, generally no laces here!)

bbbbThe exception to the rule -- "Merry Widow" WITH laces!
bbbbAd for Mulier cincher in 11/60 Linea Intima Magazine (Italian trade publication) (Contributed by Iris): Just beautiful!

"POMPADOUR: Delightful waist-pincher has alternate lace and satin panels in front, elastic nylon gauze back panels, deep laced flounce"

bbbbThe type of foundation chosed by top couturiers of the 1950's to be worn at their fashion shows. Elegant model in long-line mild Fifties 'corset' ending at hip in full nylon petticoats; by Berlei. 
bbbbModel (probably from the late 1950's) in longline strapless brassiere and knee-length very full petticoats of spotted nylon. 
bbbbModel Shirley Worthington dressing. She wears a strapless "corset" with sharply nipped-in waist, and is about to put on a dress with a heavily-boned underbodice and long full skirt. 




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