Who Knew Corset Advertising Was So Scary?
Senior Digital Projects Editor
Since the dawn of photoshop, we've all witnessed a few floating legs, shrunken waists and worse. Sometimes people just get way too carried away, you know? But I don't know if anything can top this hand-drawn corset ad from 1909. It's downright frightening. (Then again, it was 1909.) But look at the arm to waist ratio! That's what's really scary.