Malpractice Podcast

#3.17: Deadly Fashion, Pt. I

January 05, 2022 Jessica Oswald & Sydnee Spruiell Eldridge Season 3 Episode 17
Malpractice Podcast
#3.17: Deadly Fashion, Pt. I
Show Notes

In this week's episode, Syd & Jess team up to cover two of history's disturbing, deadly fashion trends - tight-laced corsets and arsenic green dresses. From out-of-position organs to garments that could poison a room full of party-goers, this episode is to die for!
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Sources for this episode:

https://www.champagnecorsets.com/history/
https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20150624-when-fashion-kills
https://www.adolescent.net/a/deadly-fashion-trends-in-history
https://whatculture.com/offbeat/9-deadly-fashion-trends-that-actually-killed-people?page=8
https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/5680955-fashion-victims
https://jezebel.com/the-arsenic-dress-how-poisonous-green-pigments-terrori-1738374597
https://www.thedailybeast.com/corsets-muslin-disease-and-more-of-the-deadly-fashion-trends
https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20150624-when-fashion-kills
https://uncannymagazine.com/article/deadly-frocks-and-other-tales-of-murder-clothes/
https://www.racked.com/2017/3/17/14914840/green-dye-history-death
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/victorian-wallpaper-got-its-gaudy-colors-poison-180962709/

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