December, 1959, Glamour magazine. A particular ad promises nirvana: a younger, smaller silhouette after the purchase of this ‘delightful garment’, a large girdle. But, really, how delightful is a girdle? How good can this be for a body to be held taught and crammed into a tiny space in order to produce the right curvature in the right places.
And after one had landed a prospective mate, what happens when the delightful garment is removed, releasing its victim to the realities of a human female body and maybe a potato chip or two!