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The Girl With The Impossible Waist: Model Rachel Ann Jensen Talks Corset Training, Pinup Fashion, And More.

E ven though corset training has been around since the 1500s, it still has somewhat of a negative stigma surrounding it. Even more so now due to the very similar act of' 'waist training' becoming more mainstream. I spoke to Rachel Ann Jensen ; a Model and Blogger that's known for her small waist and classic style. (I like to call her a modern Betty Brosmer also known as " The Girl With The Impossible Waist " because of their resemblance in appearance.) Her husband, Eric Jensen , is a Designer who specializes in Bespoke. I wanted to know about her about her experiences with corset training, and how she felt about the stigma surrounding it. Q: How did you first get involved with pin-up fashion ? What has been your experience with it so far? A: “ I feel that this lifestyle is an evolution - it was for me, and I’m sure it is for most girls.  It’s not like I decided one day that I wanted to dress like a pinup, but rather little pieces of influe
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