Every December 31st, I look back on the accomplishments and memories I’ve made over the past year. You can read the one from last year and the year before, if you wish. In less than a week, my website will turn 3 years old. This past October, my Youtube channel turned[…]

As 2014 draws to a close, I feel that it’s only fitting to look back with respect to the notable corset makers that are sadly no longer active in our community, whether by choice (closing commissions) or by passing on. These wonderful, talented artists will never be forgotten.[…]

  “I’ve been wearing a corset for a few months, and I like the way my waist looks small but I hate that it makes my hips look big! Can I use a corset over my hips and make them smaller over time?” I’ve received this question half[…]

In September of 2014, following the Oxford Conference of Corsetry, I travelled to Bath, England with new friends Beata Sievi (Entre-Nous) and Lowana O’Shea (Vanyanis), taking in some of the Roman Baths, museums, and churches. I also had the pleasure of modeling a piece for Beata, photographed in the 400+[…]

Below is a transcription of the video above – please refer to the video for all visual guides. 🙂 Today we’re going to talk about the dimples of Venus. Girls can have them, guys can have them, older people can have them, babies can have them. But what[…]

This post is a summary of the “‘Love of Corsets’ Black Satin Underbust Review” video, which you can watch on Youtube: Fit, length Center front is 13 inches long, the side seam is 9.5 inches long. (Your torso should be about 10 inches long from underbust to lap). Center back[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Orchard Corset CS-550 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″. The[…]

This post is a summary of the “‘Case Study: Sapsford Silver Overbust” video, which you can watch on Youtube: Quick Stats: Material Two main layers: fashion fabric is a pattern-matched synthetic upholstery fabric with metallic threads interwoven, and it’s already backed onto a twill-like fabric. The lining is white herringbone coutil.[…]

This serves as a synopsis to my corset seasoning mini series from 2013, but also an addendum for experienced corset wearers and how they break in their corsets as well. Feel free to watch the video from 2014 above, or read the post (a transcript, revised in 2016)[…]

This post is a summary of the “‘Love of Corsets’ long brocade underbust review” video, which you can watch on Youtube: Fit, length Center front is 13 inches long, the side seam is 9.5 inches long. (Your torso should be about 10.5 inches long from underbust to lap). Center[…]

If you don’t want to permanently tailor your clothing to contour over your corseted waist, but you still want to show off your hourglass figure, what can you do? In a previous video I discussed belted fashions (that belt was originally made for a toddler, by the way – waist[…]

This post is a summary of the “Orchard Corset MESH CS-411 Underbust Review” video, which you can watch on Youtube: Fit, length Center front is 10.5 inches long, the side seam is 8 inches long. (Your torso should be about 9 inches long from underbust to lap). Circumferential measurements: waist[…]

  I can hardly contain my excitement! For the first time, we have public information as to what happens to a corset wearer’s organs through the use of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). I’ve wanted to do a study like this for years, but time, finances and limited access[…]

This post is a summary of the “Sparklewren Bird’s Wing Underbust Corset Review” video, which you can watch on Youtube if you prefer: Sparklewren Bird’s Wing Quick Stats Fit, length Even though this corset is a sample, I’ve added the measurements below for the sake of completion.) The center front[…]

It’s well-known that I sell off my gently-used corsets once I’ve finished reviewing them. I’ve received a few requests to show how I safely mail my 2nd-hand corsets, and in the video below I show the most common method I use. Please keep in mind that there is a[…]

In a previous article, we discussed how feeling faint or light headed is caused by the brain not being properly oxygenated – but contrary to popular belief, most of the fainting done by people in corsets was not due to suffocation. Most genuine fainting was said to be[…]