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Re: women's underwear and breast binding

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  • luannesews2001
    _The Book of Kimono_ by Norio Yamanaka, published by Kodansha, ISBN 087011-785-8 has pictures of the undergarments. Luighseach ... article ... padding ... that
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 27, 2007
      _The Book of Kimono_ by Norio Yamanaka, published by Kodansha, ISBN
      087011-785-8 has pictures of the undergarments.

      Luighseach

      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Noble Cousin!
      >
      > Greetings from Solveig!
      > > Someone mentioned to me that they saw a link posted here to an
      article
      > > with pictures on how to do traditional breast binding, body
      padding
      > > etc. I looked through the archives, but no luck. If anyone has
      that
      > > link bookmarked, could you please re-post it or point me in the
      right
      > > direction?
      >
      > It is not nearly as esoteric as your posting implies. You should
      be
      > able to
      > read about it in just about any book on how to wear wafuku.
      > Unfortunately,
      > these are generally in Japanese. Regardless, there is a specialized
      > undergarment worn under the short muslin jacket which along with a
      > kind of wrap skirt form underwear for women wearing wafuku. I have
      > all of these somewhere still I hope. As for padding, that is often
      done
      > with terry cloth towels these days. Basically fold the towel and
      > stick it
      > where there would otherwise be a gap in the ideal noodle like
      figure.
      >
      > Your Humble Servant
      > Solveig Throndardottir
      > Amateur Scholar
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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