Over the course of late June to early August, I participated in the “30 days of corsets” challenge as made by Waisted Lives blog on Tumblr.
In this tag, you may post one blog per day on Tumblr and each day you answer a question about yourself and your corseting experience.
I decided to move this tag over to Youtube, as making videos feels more comfortable than writing – however I did post regularly on Tumblr during this period as well.
As usual, some unexpected “fun” popped up (my computer died in the middle of the 30 days tag) and I was forced to continue the challenge using whatever I had on hand (usually my phone). Posting on average 6 days a week during this time, it was a test of stamina/ perseverance – but it was also a lot of fun, as I had the opportunity to speak from a more subjective viewpoint than I usually do in my videos.
Rather than post one blog entry per video, I’ll link you to the start of that playlist if you’re interested:
Here are the links to the questions (and their answers) below, if you’d rather jump around than watch the whole playlist. :)
- What initially sparked your interest in corsets?
- Post a picture of yourself in a corset.
- How many corsets do you own? (Post a picture of your collection!)
- How often do you wear corsets?
- Preference: busk, zipper, lacing, or no front closure?
- Who is your favorite corset maker?
- Have you ever made a corset yourself?
- Have you ever had a custom corset made for you?
- Post a picture of your favorite corset that you own.
- Post a picture of your favorite corset of all time.
- Post a picture of you favorite historical style of corset.
- Preference: waist cincher, underbust, or overbust?
- “Corsetgasms”: weird or really cool?
- Can you lace yourself into a corset or do you require assistance?
- How much did your first corset cost?
- How much did your best corset cost?
- Have you ever worn plastic boning?
- Who is your favorite designer that incorporates corsets into their designs?
- How long have you been interested in corsets?
- What is your favorite occasion to wear corsets? (e.g. formal wear, an evening in, casual wear. etc.)
- Why do you wear corsets? (e.g. body modification, posture correction, fashion, etc.)
- What is your favorite way to buy corsets? (e.g. online, in person)
- How do you usually buy corsets? (e.g. online, in person)
- Do you wear corsets year round or just seasonally?
- What is your favorite outer fabric for corsets?
- What is your favorite type of embellishment on corsets?
- Do you prefer to show off your corset or wear it stealth?
- What is your favorite corset silhouette? (wasp waist, pipe stem, etc.)
- What is your favorite corset myth?
- What is your favorite thing about corsets?