Corsets Were Always Terrible, But Maybe Less Terrible Than You Think Tight-lacing was not nearly as popular as advertised, but bending over was impossible. Why are you wearing a bra right now? Or not wearing a bra! Maybe you’re wearing nothing! I guess it depends on you, your style and what you’re doing right now. But whatever you’re wearing, why are you in and that and not a corset, as you almost certainly would have been 200 years ago? how to make a bodice The short answer is because corsets were murderous on your body.
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