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I'm one of those strange beasts who really likes a corset.
I have loved corsets since I was small. When I was a child, my grandmother took me to an exhibition, and they had a corset on display. I loved the flesh color, the salmon satin, the lace.
Jean Paul Gaultier
I should get a few ribs taken out, because I'll be in a corset for the rest of my life.
Helena Bonham Carter
To put on a corset properly is as much of an art as to make a corset properly.
For myself, I haven't been content to carry on producing books that merely strain against the conventions - as I've grown older, and realised that there aren't that many books left for me to write, so I've become determined that they should be the fictive equivalent of ripping the damn corset off altogether and chucking it on the fire.
With a corset on, you can't breathe properly.
I've treated the waistcoat as if it were a corset, so that it becomes the first layer in the process of putting clothes on the body. There is constant motion between layering and revealing.
Maybe people don't see me as believable playing a person of today. I guess I'm just more realistic in a corset and funny hairstyles.
Words are like untying a corset - you can move into this great space with them.
I don't mind wearing a corset, it informs your posture, changes the way you move, you can't slouch.
I would love to do a period movie. I've always wanted to wear the corset, you know. It's a girl thing!
So wearing a corset certainly changes your state of mind.
My most recent purchase was a black lace corset.
As someone who's been doing a lot of classical theater recently, I loved the idea of getting to run around in Steven Alan, and not be in a corset and a wig, and not have a dialect, and get to be in a 90-minute play with no intermission, and get to do real comedy.
When you're wearing a corset for a long period of time, things that were important to you hours before are no longer important, because doing them exhausts you.
I hate wearing anything tight. A corset is my idea of torture.
I seem to disappoint people a bit. They want the full regalia - but I don't walk around in a corset the whole time.
I've never been happier to be born in this time than when I was wearing a corset.
Our minds aren't bound by a chronological corset. When thinking and dreaming, past, present and future are mixed up. That's also possible for a writer.
Movement is very important to a character, no matter what period you're working in. So when it came to playing Emma Jung and lacing up in the corset, it was really not a foreign thing for me.
It's hard to act in a corset. Your breath gets cut off. You're squashed.
I spend long days wearing a corset - but no pain, no gain.
John F. Kennedy
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