Gallery History of Shapewear
A Trousseau corset of embroidered silk satin, with ribbon and lace detailing.
An elegant window display of Scandale corsets and suspenders.
In the movie 'Gone with the Wind,' Scarlett O'Hara has her corset tightened by Mammy.
A woman models a girdle and garter belt.
A woman in a bra and girdle for a 1950s advertisement.
A strapless basque with suspenders and muslin underskirt attatched.
A French advertisement for girdles by Rosy.
Wonder Woman, played by Lynda Carter, wearing the costume that closely resembles a corset.
A model displays an evening dress on the runway for Christian Lacroix's Fall/Winter haute couture collection, with a red velvet corset top.
Christina Aguilera wears a sheer corset top to the 2001 MTV Movie Awards, with lace-up pants to match.
A display of the Spanx shapewear brand.
Company founder Sara Blakely attends the launch of Haute Contour by Spanx at Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC.
Spanx "superheroes" pose together to promote the Spanx for Men launch in the UK.
A model walks the runway in a design by Dr. Rey's Shapewear in Sydney, Australia. The modern shapewear can double as lingerie.
Jill Zarin poses with models wearing her shapewear line Skweez at Macy's in Herald Square, New York.
Madonna wears a corset-inspired metal caging over her top, a throwback to her '80s style.
Nina Dobrev wears a corsetted Monique Lhullier gown to the PUNK: Chaos to Couture Costume Institute Gala.
During the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Jessica Chastain shows off, if by accident, her purple shapewear under her gown. We love that she had it dyed the right color, and she looked stunning!