SPRING-SIGHT by publisher Karin Sawetz February 2011
Karin Sawetz is journalist, media researcher and fashion scientist (Mag. Dr. phil.).

Additional functionality of a corsage

In February 2011, the temperatures in Europe climb higher and the ones who are riding on bicycles or motorbikes are preparing their vehicles for the coming season.

I ride on my bicycle the whole year through; only the motorbike is out of use on cold winter days.

On the motorbike, the kidney belt is a must. What you can see on this page isn't a kidney belt, but a corsage from the new underwear collection by the Austrian company p2.

Probably not very common, but I protect myself additionally to the kidney belt with a similar holder-'object' like on the photo. And when it's warm enough in the city, I wear the corsage solely, instead of the 'official' motorbike-belt under the shirt.

fig. original: Retro styled underwear with waist-belt in black by p2, SS2011. Photo: (C) p2. Photographer Mario Schmolka.

Source: Original article with image on http://www.fashionoffice.org/collections/2011/p22-2011.htm.

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