Petra Benetollo

Petra Benetollo

Petra Benetollo
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Women typically wore a petticoat which helped conceal a corset known as a waspie. Waspies helped define the waistline and had garters to support stockings. Tiny waists and high bust lines were the style of the day, which helped create a need for more constrictive, structured underwear. For instance, the circle stitched bra was designed to separate and lift the bust. Full-length slips and full skirted waist slips were worn in addition to uplift bras and girdles.

The Spider's costuming concept - Under her dress/robe.) She could begin in a dress/robe and then remove it at the end to climb the aerial silks and become more of a threatening presence in the eyes of the fly.