Ever since the days of Jane Austen, women have been faking their figures with undergarments.
And while the category has obviously progressed since the days of whale-bone constructions, modern slimwear still remains a carefully concealed item. Yet the latest wave of tummy-tuckers is begging to be shared.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"