Fashion Forward

09.24.13

If Pregnancy Were the New Black

The Daily Pic: April Dauscha imagines bustles worn in front.

A simple but effective piece by an artist named April Dauscha, from the group show called “”Underneath It All: Desire, Power, Memory & Lingerie”, at the ISE Cultural Foundation on Broadway in New York. Dauscha has imagined a fashion “enhancement” that recognizes and celebrates pregnancy, even in the unpregnant, the way earlier support structures  – the side-hoops of Marie-Antoninette; the Victorian bustle – had advertised women as sexual goods.

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