With the 1908 volume of his treatise Le Corset, Dr. Ludovic O’Followell hoped to make clear the detrimental effects the then-current corset designs had on women's health. To that end, he took X-ray images of women in their binding underthings.
If you need to add a little bit of H.R. Giger to your wardrobe, or just want tout your Xenomorphic egg-laying prowess, this vinyl corset adorned with a breast-framing Facehugger might be for you.
Jean Paul Gaultier's retrospective of his 40-plus years of fashion design would have been breathtaking even without bizarre talking mannequins. Gaultier himself greeted guests to a press preview party of the exhibit, open at San Francisco's de Young Museum from March 24 through August 19.
What, you didn't know they made shark-tooth-lined corsets?Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge.
Still unable to find a partner to fill in that corset you own for some odd reason? Do what all of the cool kids are doing and turn it into a lamp. Why? Who knows, but it definitely looks awesome and will make you the coolest (and creepiest) kid on the block. $43.