Men Wore Corsets, History Says

Today, corsets are usually associated with women. But, along with high heels and pink clothes, men used to wear corsets too. As evidenced by historical accounts — from Thomas Paine, one of America’s founding fathers, to Thomas Chew, a naval officer who fought in the War of 1812 — men had been involved with corsets since their invention. And as history unfolded, we see how corsets evolved from mere function to dandy fashion. Read full article here

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