Waist Training (Well Worn and Still Dumb)

At the turn of the twentieth century, Gibson Girls represented youth, beauty, and feminine mischievous. Basically, these illustrated women (by Charles Dana Gibson) were trendsetters. Gibson Girls were alluring because they represented a new kind of womanhood, albeit a sanitized version. “The New Woman” was going to college and demanding the vote, whereas Gibson’s girls … Continue reading Waist Training (Well Worn and Still Dumb)