Note the suspenders 'flashes', the adjustable clips and heavy corset quality satin.
Flesh is lost from the derriere and a lack of exercise allows the tummy to protrude.
Spirelette Girdles above : the 122 from 1953, 126 from 1957 and 1953, the 127 from 1953 and 1957, and the 128 from 1954.
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How many housewives in their 30's and 40's wore a laced foundation in the 1950's? This was simply an attempt to woo post-war woman by offering less formidable underwear than that of their mothers yet keeping them within the Spirella fold.
Many corsetieres might as well have sold 'Tupperware', or 'Avon' cosmetics.
The 206's from 1957, 1958, 1965 and 1968 show the exquisite details available on these garments.
The front panel of the 206 could be ordered in a choice of materials.