Remember last week’s post about Madge and her 17th century dress in the contemporary setting of 1932’s White Zombie? Well, in my search for images, I also found this picture of Madge:
Wowzers! Va Va Voom! Those are some curves!
Now compare it to another, more characteristic, image of Madge:
Yeah… Something havey cavey is going on there. There is some serious padding and sculpture going on in the first photo.
This fits in perfectly with my post on the 1903 corset, and Lauren’s comment on all the padding in the Truly Victorian pattern. It takes a lot of engineering to go from ’20s sylph to Camille Clifford’s rival!