Maternity Corsets and Vintage ‘Stoutwear’: Charting 250 Years of Fashion and the Body

Image: Installation view of The Body: Fashion and Physique at The Museum at FIT. (left to right) Black corset, 1880, France, Horner, pink corset, circa 1880, USA, both museum purchases. Photograph courtesy The Museum at FIT. The concept of “physical enthusiasm” is a relatively new invention. But the same is …