The Demise of the Corset

 

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Spirella was sold to Spencer at the end of 1989. Some older women were literally in tears as the mainstay of their existence was wound up. Fortunately, Spencer would continue to make the same corsets until the present day, however, the styles and choices of material are greatly reduced. Even Spencers are now made under the banner of Thamert, and before that, briefly by Remploy, another old established purveyor of surgical supports. The newspapers of the day thought it was vaguely amusing...