Ethel Granger (1905-1982) “The smallest waist on earth”
Ethel Granger is known for being the women with the smallest waist on earth; 13 inches (33 cm). This according to the Guinness Book of records
“Further reduction of Ethel’s waist did entail some problems. Although Ethel had been laced tightly for years and was accustomed to being tightly laced all the time, she frequently loosened the laces when alone and her sides became sore. Mrs. Kayne told Will to tolerate no nonsense from Ethel, so whenever he inspected her corset and found it open an inch, he tightened it until it was again closed.” Taken from Ethel Granger’s Biography, available at: www.ethelgranger.com
All photo’s via ethelgranger.com and Vogue Italia
Mimi Berlin’s weekly Sunday activity tip: Goodmorning Y’all! You’ve guessed it right! Our Sunday will be spend indoors, with a corset or a belt, just as you please. The smallest waist will get a prize. Leave your size below in the comments area. xoxo Mimi
Me, myself measured 82 cm, but still am the winner of this week!!!