The September issue of Vogue Italia features model Stella Tennant in a series of avant-garde photos, several of which display a severly cinched waist, as seen below:
I love this photograph. Apparently these photos were inspired by a woman named Ethel Granger, who boasts a record-breaking tiny waist, measured at a mere thirteen inches. Granger achieved this through many years of donning corsets (during the day and, eventually, the night while sleeping).
Though this photo is quite dramatic, I must admit that I do love a tiny waist combined with fuller hips, as opposed to a more streamlined, straight look. For instance, I love a nice blouse that cinches at the waist, paired with a full skirt, a la Grace Kelly: