Belle Époque Pouter Pigeon Bodices and S Silhoutees - 1900 to 1910

Sleeves were moderated by 1900, but bodices did not conform to the figure. They swelled over the bust line to be gathered up by a waist band the typically announced a shallow vee waistline. The bodice protruded forward so the skirt protruded backwards with assistance from corsets to form an S silhouette.

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