Posts tagged "painful fashion"

Fashion History Is Pretty But Painful

Has anything changed for women since the 1880s? We're still stuffing ourselves into too-small clothes like skinny jeans and wreaking havoc on our feet with dangerously steep platform shoes. But that's nothing in comparison to what our foremothers went through to look good -- or stay incredibly thin). "Suffer for Beauty," an exhibition at the…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 12, 2009