Note that this post is a copy of the same one under the “Research Corset Brands –> Guided Galleries” menu. It is part of a collection of articles to help corset enthusiasts shop more wisely. S-bend corsets, straight-front corsets or “health” corsets were invented in the early 1900’s[…]

Note that this is a duplicate of the permanent page in my Guided Galleries – please refer to the other article to ensure that the article is up-to-date with the latest selections and prices. Let’s face it: while many people can get away with standard-sized corsets, it’s really[…]

Note that this post is a copy of the same one under the “Research Corset Brands –> Guided Galleries” menu. It is part of a collection of articles to help corset enthusiasts shop more wisely. Please note that this article may be outdated! To be sure that you[…]

Note that this post is a copy of the same one under the “Research Corset Brands –> Guided Galleries” menu. It is part of a collection of articles to help corset enthusiasts shop more wisely. While ribbon cinchers are not the best choice for waist training, they are[…]

Note that this post is a copy of the same one under the “Research Corset Brands –> Guided Galleries” menu. It is part of a collection of articles to help corset enthusiasts shop more wisely. Many of my readers wish to start with an affordable OTR corset, but[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Contessa Gothique Semi-Mesh Underbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here:   Fit, length Center front is about 11″ long, from the true underbust to lap (top of the “sweetheart”) is 12″, and the side length is[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Timeless Trends Short Underbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Center front is about 8″ long and the shortest part of the corset (close to the side seam, from underbust to lap) is about[…]

Fashion magazines are always telling us to “dress for our body type”. They know that different cuts, styles, colours and shapes of clothing can give the illusion of a different silhouette. Today I investigate this phenomenon by experimenting with different necklines while wearing the exact same corset (thus,[…]

Back in 2010, I made a two-part video mini-series on waist training 101 – the basics that you should know before you start any corset training regimen. The very first thing I mentioned in those videos were setting goals for yourself – what waist size would you like[…]

This post is a summary of the Bad Button Teal Underbust Corset Review video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length This corset was a sample from Etsy, so it was not made to measure – however any corset you commission from The Bad[…]

In a previous article, I mentioned that close to half the emails I receive are from people wanting to know what is the “best” corset for waist training or tight lacing – but today I want to touch on the topic of waist training vs tight lacing (or tightlacing or[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Versatile/ Corset Connection Scarlett Overbust Review (and Comparison!)”. If you want visual close-ups and further details, you can watch the video on YouTube here: Fit, length Center front is 14″, the longest part from peak of the bust to[…]

Today I made a video that was a bit off the cuff, but the idea had been floating in my head for a few months. It was inspired by many people – by SilentSongbyrd‘s floppy corset, by Trollsneedhugs‘ latest video on gratefulness, by HarmanHay‘s post on looking for[…]

This post is a summary of the Bad Button Bridal Corset Review video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length This corset was a sample from Etsy, so it was not made to measure – however any corset you commission from The Bad Button[…]

This article is a summary of the following video “What is the BEST corset brand?” which you are free to watch below, skip to the text below to read the main points. * About half of all the emails/messages/ comments, I receive ask me the same thing: “What[…]

This post is a summary of the “True Corset” Blue Brocade Overbust Review video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length Front is about 15″ inches long, the longest area (peak of bust to the lap) is 16″, the back is 16″ high. Very[…]