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Corset Enthusiast Shrinks Her Waist To An Extreme 16 Inches
00:03COMM: An hour glass figure is a dream for most woman, but Kelly Lee Dekay has takenit to the next level. 00:13Kelly Lee Dekay: I love the fact that fabric and thread can be manipulated to create sucha drastic silhouette. 00:21COMM: Growing up fashion designer Kelly was obsessed with comic book heroes, and inspiredby their look. 00:27Kelly Lee Dekay: I didn't set out to have a small waist, it wasn't something that Ithought about, the thing that I did think
about is becoming a super villain to be honest,to become like comic book characters. In terms of style, my favourite comic book hero itwould have to be Storm for sure, she was the one that really did it for me oh my god andI feel so silly saying this but it really was Jessica Rabbit also. 00:57COMM: So at 20 years old, Kelly began wearing a tight steal bond corset to sculpt her waist.After 7 years of dedicated corseting, Kelly's waist now measures a minuscule 16 inches. 01:10Kelly Lee Dekay: I taitor between 16 and 18,
it just depends, I have no interest in doinganything smaller than 16 only because um I really love the ratio of 16 and I'm more thansatisfied with 16. 01:27COMM: And its not just the corset that helps Kelly achieve her unique figure. 01:31Kelly Lee Dekay: A lot of the food stuff as far as my diet is a trade secret, so I cantreally divulge on it but I will say, don't have anything that makes you bloated and nocarbonated drinks outside of tight lacing. I was always really like healthy with my eatinghabits although I do indulge in the burger
and the macaroon. 02:08COMM: To Kelly wearing a corset isn't about shocking the crowds or being super slim, butwhen she takes to the streets of New York, she receives a mixed response. 02:17MAN IN THE STREET: I think its, its extreme to go to that length to reshape your bodyin such a way, I feel sorry for her 10 years from now, somebody is going to pay the consequenceand it'll be her. 02:28LADY IN THE STREET: I think Kelly looks great.
02:29ANOTHER LADY IN THE STREET: I would not want to achieve this look it looks very off, itdoesn't look normal and it doesn't look good. 02:35THIRD LADY: She is looking so gorgeous like beyond like super model pageant like perfect.She is like the living bodyment of Jessica Rabbit but so much better. 02:46COMM: When faced with questions about her corseting, Kelly is keen to stress that shetakes the greatest of care when it comes to her health.
02:54FASHION STUDENT: I'm a fashion student so just out of curiosity like because I haveseen what happens to woman's organs and bones inside from prolonged corset wear, have youseen a é 03:05Kelly Lee Dekay: So whenever I do go to the I'm not wearing my corset but you canfeel rib cage is a little bit different, so yes I've done my check ups and everythingis all healthy and good, there's like this misconception that your organs like reallychange, like they totally shift down but its like half an inch or less than half an inchthat it shifts a little.