In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(undergarment)corsé masculinesurgical corset — corsé ortopédico
- The undergarments included stockings, petticoats, drawers, and a corset.
- She did not need a corset for a figure; she had her own natural beauty.
- It would be a horrible pain to have to deal with the corset and many underskirts as well.
- A corset with suspenders, worn in 1910, is on display.
- Gone too are the maid's uniform, multi-layered gowns and tightly-laced corsets she wears in the film, replaced by trousers and a long jacket.
- Then, they placed a white undershirt over her corset, over which they put a beautiful red dress made of crushed velvet.
- Thrusting drawer after drawer open, Adaela discovered stockings, slippers, jewelry, cosmetics, tunics, chemises, corsets, petticoats, and head coverings.
- I was left only in my corset and my undergarments, shivering.
- You just have to explain what kind of look you want, because corsets can change your shape in different ways.
- The corset had been laced quite tightly for the ball and it did not allow for the wearer to consume large amounts of food.
- She wore a reinforced corset so she could support her son and take part in the walk.
- She removed eight petticoats, a corset and silk stockings; finally she stood in just her white linen shift and several pounds of jewelry.
- They wear boots and suspenders and corsets and, yes, hoop skirts.
- Across from these tiny slippers is a case that displays the evolution of the corsets and brassieres that have twisted and shaped the female figure to reflect the ever-changing ideal of what women should look like in Western culture.
- The stuffier styles of a previous era that preferred corsets and petticoats were consigned to the dustbin.
- Along with the dress in the bag was a white mask, shoes that matched the dress perfectly and a large selection of underskirts and a new corset.
- As I guessed, a red ballroom gown is soon pulled on me, the corset below making it almost impossible for me to breathe.
- From the drawer in the bottom of the wardrobe, she picked a shift, two petticoats, and a corset.
- After the corset came stockings, three petticoats, and a pure white overdress.
- Once we reached our teens many girls wore corsets or corselets under their uniforms to keep their figure in trim.
- He has reportedly taken to jogging in a corset to keep in shape.
- Fashion in clothes often influences body shape - witness the corset and the wasp waist.
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