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    With the long blond hair, large breast, slim hips, and long legs, the skinny figurine that is Barbie had little to no curves. Reinforcing the Barbie imagine is the media, consumed by skinny models, the unhealthy obsession of dieting, and thinness have pressured women to look a certain way in order to achieve what is consider the beauty standard of society. During the early 1910’s and women were known for wearing corsets to make their waist look thinner, that trend is was known as the Gibson’s curve. It has a narrow waist but full hips that is equivalent to the length between each shoulder, also known as the hourglass figure. It holds a healthy appearance by following the natural curves in a woman’s body, but a decade later that…

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    People often wonder how women in the Elizabethan era wear prodigious dresses. Women in the Elizabethan era have derived their vogue from men's clothing. Women in the Elizabethan Era often wore dresses, but what many people do not know is that the methodology of getting those dresses on are complicated. Some of these pieces of attire are smock, stockings, and corset. The first thing women formulate on in the process of putting on their dress is to put on a smock, smock is an inner piece of…

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    backside, rounded shoulders, and smooth neck. These women were depicted as intellectual and independent. Described as fragile women who were enticing, but not lewd, women of progressive nature but not too political. To obtain figures equivalent to these corsets were used to tighten the wait accentuating the hips. These women were relevant until the 1920s when flappers had begun to form their presence in the nation. The 1920s birthed a new type of women. This new woman had broken down the…

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    with her so that she would be popular and he was just a baker. Finally, she devised an evil plan so that she would get attention. The next morning Acacius woke up and Chira had already started baking. She had all sorts of pastries and bread. She had generously made her specialty which Acacius had adored. It was just a slice of warm, fluffy bread topped with fresh fruit and a glass of wine. He was so grateful and he thanked her for the fresh treat. He took a bite and Chira finally got the…

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    Dor was alarmed at even the thought. His memories of his wife Alli, his children and himself would just be gone. Dor didn't want that. He decided to abandon Sarah Lemon along with Victor Delamonte. Knowing this was selfish, he still was going through with it with regret. Dor flipped his hourglass over horizontally, essentially stopping the flow of the sand and stopping time. Doing this, he would never age, disappear and he'd stay eternal with his memories and he could do anything and everything…

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    sash, and over the mirror he holds a pink ribbon. The bed sheets have a seemingly very dark blue hue as well. Dark blues in the Renaissance frequently symbolized chastity, while reds very often signified high social standing and wealth in Renaissance paintings. In regards to the mirror, it appears as though she is looking at herself at first glance. However, upon further inspection it becomes clear that this Venus figure is looking at the viewer using the mirror. In regards to naturalism, this…

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    The waist cincher is an undergarment that has gone in and out of style over the years. Well, it is back in style a bit because it can redefine the look of your midsection. You just have to understand what it does, how it does it and what it does not. A waist cincher is a device that essentially squeezes and moves the weight in your midsection around. It is often worn under clothes to create a sleeker look or more of an hourglass profile for a woman. Through the years, cinchers have been made…

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    Caplin created the corset, but it’s fame came from the Victorian era (1837-1901). “A corset is a type of undergarment that supports the bust and defines the waistline” (wisegeek.com). In the late 19th century, the corset was found in most women’s (and some men’s) wardrobe. It was worn daily under the dress to slim and shape a women’s figure and to appear more attractive. The corset pushes up the bust and drives in the waist. Today, in place of the corset a bra is worn. The bra can be pulled…

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    Those of the working class would be made at home or bought from a shop then altered themselves. Though a strange things was, that the quality of the the textile wasn 't as important as the quality of the make of the dress. These frilly, overdone dresses that kept up with the rest of the Victorian era, were made to be very tight and very, very uncomfortable. It even affected the way one sat, walked, and the very body language she used. the corset and bodice were the main culprits in this, as well…

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    it.” As I was running away, he kept stopping in front of me. I was starting to freak out, but kept telling myself “stay calm” but that didn’t work. When I got to my house, there he was sitting on my doorstep. Also next to him there was an hourglass tipped over. It was still full. It had not started pouring out yet but when the man saw me, he tapped it and it started pouring out. I ran into my room and locked the door, but when I turned around he was sitting on my bed. “What do you want from…

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