This post is a summary of the “Velda Lauder Bridal Overbust Corset Study” video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer:   Fit, length Center front is 12.5 inches, and the longest part from peak of the bust to the lap is 14.5 inches. It would[…]

This post is a summary of the True Corset “Waist Training Long Corset Cincher” Review video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length Front is about 13 inches long, but on the sides the corset is only 8.5 inches, which I suspect is why[…]

Corseting obviously affects many parts of the body, some systems more obviously than others. One of the more obvious parts that corsetry affects are the underlying core muscles – almost every week, someone asks me if corsets have caused any muscle weakness or atrophy in my core. I[…]

Last week, I travelled to Toronto to visit with Mina LaFleur, Canada’s Burlesque sweetheart/ pin-up model, and corsetiere of L’Atelier de LaFleur! She kindly agreed to an interview for my channel, and I asked her a bit about her past notable work (including her experience as a costume[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Orchard Corset CS-511 Overbust Review”. If you want visual close-ups, you can watch the video on YouTube here: Fit, length Center front is 15″, the longest part from peak of the bust to lap is just under 16″.  Gentle[…]

In the past month or so, I’ve received the same question from over a dozen people: “Should I start with a waist cincher before buying a corset?” This causes a lot of confusion, because two different markets are both referring to two completely different garments as “waist cinchers”.[…]

This post is a summary of the “True Corset” Dragon Brocade Cincher Review video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length Front is about 9″ inches long, as well as the sides and back because they are all cut to be the same height.[…]

Gentle readers! Thank you for your overwhelmingly positive response to the Corset Designer Doll program launched last week! It warms my heart to be part of something that can be used and enjoyed again and again. I know that Jason and Christine are both very pleased with the[…]

This post is a summary of the Madame Sher black mesh cincher Review, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Fit, length Front is about 11 inches long, from the shortest part (close to the side seam) is 8.5 inches long. The top and bottom edges[…]

This is the project I’ve been waiting so long to tell you about (well, one of them). It started around springtime of 2012, when I was talking with another corsetiere about effective communication between maker and client. A bespoke corsetiere is supposed to take the client’s vision and[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Versatile Corsets Dita underbust Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 12 inches long, from underbust to the lap at the “princess seam” (the side-front) is 9 inches long – appropriate for average-to-long[…]

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[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Versatile Corsets Lotus underbust Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 16 inches long, from peak of the bust (longest part) is 18 inches long. Slim silhouette. This is not exactly a longline[…]

  There’s an old saying that goes, “Another day, another dollar” which originally meant a humdrum work day (if I understand it correctly). However, as of late I’ve put another spin on this saying. To me, it means that however many dollars I spend on an object, it[…]

Gentle Reader, It’s been a little over 1.5 years since I launched this website, and it’s brought me more joy than I could have expected. Last night, I finally reached 500 followers on this blog! When I think of this number (compared to the nearly 30,000 subscribers on[…]

Some of you may have already known that back in early June 2013, I and several other corset vloggers (including Phoenix [mmsnafaioopoofeeker], Byrdi [silentsongbyrd], Meghann [LadyTigerLily] and Andrea [RandomCorset]) travelled from across the continent to meet up at Orchard Corset headquarters to have a group interview, participate in[…]