Let’s do business

Thank you for your interest in collaborating with Lucy Corsetry! On this page you will find my website and social media stats, and the various opportunities for collaboration. In all cases, contact my business email here.

Lucy Corsetry Quick Stats, from January 2021:

  • Monthly website page views (according to Google Analytics): 196,500
    • 65% of visitors from the US
  • Youtube subscribers: 114 740+ (and over 29 million video views)
  • Facebook fans: 22 700 +
  • Instagram followers: 13 300 +
  • Mailing list members: 8700 + (regularly culled, with an average 37% open rate)
CORSET REVIEWS

This service is for: OTR and RTW brands, and established professional corsetieres.

I am probably most well-known for my corset reviews. Let me be clear that I have never approached a company and asked for a free corset. However, I’ve been open about having reviewed ‘gifted’ corsets in the past.  My aim is to discuss the construction, quality of materials, and the silhouette of the corset as objectively as possible. This means I don’t hyperbolize and my reviews are typically neither gushing nor scathing — the quality of your work speaks for itself; I simply show it off as clearly as possible.

If you wish, I would be happy to review your piece and return the corset to you when done. I do not charge a fee to review/ feature corsets, but I do ask that in the case of ‘loaned’ corsets, the brand is responsible for all shipping fees and will agree to cover import fees if the value of the corset results in taxation. The corset will be returned to the maker in saleable condition after the review is complete (please provide a pre-paid return shipping label).

Sample or custom? If you are a corsetiere looking to promote your work on my channel, there is a fair chance that my proportions may fit one of your standard samples. Some corsetieres prefer to create a custom-fit, unique piece to best reflect their skills in my featured reviews. I specify in the reviews whether the corset is standard or custom sized, and by law I add an FTC disclaimer explaining whether the corset was purchased or provided.

Once I’ve reviewed your corset, a number of things happen to your benefit:
  • I upload a video review of your corset to Youtube.
  • I add a written version of the review to my blog, with a link to your website, to improve SEO (backlinks are appreciated and good etiquette).
  • For independent corsetieres, your marker on the interactive Corsetiere Map is changed from red to blue, helping your business stand out against the others. Likewise, in the directory your listing is bolded.
  • For OTR / RTW brands, your corset will be added to the Corset Database and/or your listing will be fleshed out with more comprehensive information.
  • Once I resume consultations (which is essentially a personal shopping service for corset wearers), your brand is added to that list of potentials — so if I find a prospective client that would be a good match with your style and price range, I am able to confidently recommend your brand/ direct them to your website (note that the client always pays for the consultation; I take no cut of commissions from corsetieres).

Please get in touch with me via email if you would like me to review a corset for you in the near future.

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Reviews of products other than corsets

I very rarely do these, and I’m discerning about which products I review – if it is a product that I would consider buying “in real life”, or if it ties into a corset fashion theme (e.g. clothing that compliments an hourglass figure), I may consider reviews and features of these products.  I have recently started reviewing convertible / interchangeable heel shoes and I am willing to collaborate on videos and social media campaigns related to these, or similar other “wearable technology.” Under very selective circumstances, I may also review hair products. Please do not ask me to review products that have nothing to do with my channel (e.g. skateboards or protein powder).

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CORSET APPRAISAL / CONSULTATION FOR NEW CORSET MAKERS

This is a service for budding corsetieres to see how “industry standard” their corsets are in quality.

This service is for you if: You are a passionate corset maker, perhaps wanting to move from hobbyist to professional corsetiere. You want to make a positive impact on the industry, but you are concerned that maybe your corsets don’t meet a certain bar of quality. If you’ve never gone to fashion school, you have no senior corsetiere nearby to intern with, and the people around you don’t know much about corsets, how can you expect to hone your skills? Who can fairly critique your work? I can.

Having studied well over 200 different corsets now (all different price points and qualities) and having experienced both the corsetiere and consumer side of the industry, I am familiar with the fine details involved in getting your corset construction up to industry standard and making positive impact on the corset community, while not having to sacrifice your unique artistry. In a one-on-one online consultation, I can appraise your work, discuss how you could make your corsets stronger or make your finish more pristine, and be sure that you are pricing your corsets fairly. I can also give pointers on how to focus on a certain demographic of customers, advertise your corsets appropriately, and make sure that your corsets are delivering what you claim.

For this service, I do not desire any TF* exchanges – corset makers can send a sample of their best/ current corset style, plus a $50 USD fee for my time and services. The maker is responsible for all shipping fees and will agree to cover import fees if the value of the corset results in taxation. The corset will be returned to the maker in saleable condition after analysis and our video chat consultation (please provide a pre-paid return shipping label).

After the consultation, should the corset sample meet a certain bar of standards (and only if the corsetiere is comfortable), I may suggest the option of publicly reviewing the corset on my channel to bring more attention to the maker’s work — as mentioned above in the corset reviews section, public reviews are free of charge, but this is made at my discretion (I am not in the business of humiliating novice corset makers in the circumstance that I feel that the quality may not impress my scrutinizing audience). Email me for further details for the corset appraisal and new corsetiere consultation.

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OTR CORSET DISTRIBUTION/ WHOLESALE

This is for new, standard-size corsets for consideration in my main shop. I am picky about the brands I support, promote and distribute, and I extensively research any company that approaches me to distribute their products. Currently, I am able to take on brands that are able to offer drop-shipping (particularly within the US). If you are a manufacturer or brand looking for general online distributors, or looking to expand/create a Canadian base, please contact me for further discussion.

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ADVERTISING ON MY SITE/ AFFILIATE OPPORTUNITIES

If you are a company (particularly corsetry, cosplay, and vintage fashion-based) interested in advertising on my site, there is a good chance I will consider your business. Since my site is very niche, the quality of my viewership is very niche as well, creating a streamlined potential client base for you. You may provide your own ad design (we can discuss size and location specifics) or I can create one for you. Monthly, 3-month and 6-month rates are available, as well as advertising in exchange for an affiliate link/ commission. Please contact me for further details.

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CORSET, HAIR OR COSPLAY MODELING

Although I do occasionally participate in photoshoots, I am not a professional model. I do absolutely no nudity or implied thereof; I do not wear latex, and I will not participate in any activity that is not considered SFW or violates any social media guidelines. However, if you are a designer/corsetiere and you have a corset or costume for which you’d feel I would complete the look, please contact me with more detailed information. OR if you are a photographer in the GTA looking to collaborate, I may accept gigs under extremely special circumstances, and I will always bring an escort/ assistant.

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Once again, for any and all forms of collaboration, contact me via my business email here.
Best wishes, and I look forward to working with you. :)
Lucy

33 thoughts on “Let’s do business

  1. Dear Miss Lucy,

    I’m actually rather interested in old-school floral patterns, the types you’d find in a grandparents home as their wallpaper, and was wondering if there was an easier way to find individuals such as yourself that made them. I also cant find many on this website made by you, but then its hard to shift through so many options when I’m constantly busy. Would it be alright if I could have links of such (whether yours or other individuals that indulge in the style)?

    ^^ I apologize for any inconveniences- I was recommended you by a dear friend on both your politeness and sewing capabilities, hence why I’m bothering you with this question.

    1. Hello Elizabeth, here are the floral fabrics and colorways available in my shop – if you’re looking for the shop name re: where to buy these fabrics for your own use, unfortunately I do not have a specific source for these fabrics (we have a buyer who goes to the fabric market in Bangkok to find these) but if you’re looking to purchase a corset with these fabrics, the link is here: https://lucycorsetry.com/product-tag/floral/

  2. Hi Lucy!

    I was going through the corsetier map and noticed that my etsy shop link is not correct, this is the correct one: http://www.etsy.com/shop/HaizeaCouture Can you change it, please? Thank you so much!! <3

    1. Hello Haizea! Oh my apologies about that, and thank you for the correction! I’ve changed your link to the right Etsy shop. It should work now. :)

      1. Not problem at all! Thank you so much!! :)

  3. My store is listed on your map for Missouri as 1607 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO. I have moved since then and my new address is 312 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111. Can you change it to the correct address please? Thank you!

    1. Hi Celine! Thanks for the updated information, your map listing has been done for you. :)

  4. hi how are you doing today i would like a corset as i am busy with the transgender process and need a corset as to want a small normal middle and i was surging for a corset here in south africa and i can’t find any original corsets here so i think we can market it her in south africa and maybe open a shop here even

    1. Hi Makayla, there are a couple of corset makers in South Africa if you check the Corsetiere Map!

  5. My name is Tonia and I’m interested in a corset to complete my outfit for my fall ball coming up. I would also like this to wear for the ren fair. I’m looking for just a black one. My skirt is like a royal blue and a white off the shoulder mid evil top like they wore back in that era. The only down fall is My fall ball is this Saturday. Can you please help. I’ve ordered some off of Amazon but they don’y fit. I have about a 52 waist.

    Thank You
    Tonia

    1. Hi Tonia, I have a measuring tutorial and contact form on this page, please fill it out and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible with my personal recommendation for a corset size and style that will fit you best.

  6. I would like to order a corset…one that will give me an hour glass shape since I’m straight down.

    1. Hi Amanda, thanks for your interest! I have a measuring tutorial and contact form on this page, please fill it out and I’ll get back to you within a day with my personal recommendations for a corset size and style that will fit you best and suit your goals. :)

  7. Hello Again Lucy,

    My apologies. It seems that in my previous message I accidentally deleted part of the necessary information!

    I would like to send a custom corset to you for review and possible posting to your website. Can you please let me know the time frame and cost for the process?

    I look forward to hearing from you.

    Cami

    1. Hello Cami, thanks so much for your comment and your interest in having your corset reviewed! My apologies for my late response (I’m currently battling the flu) but I will email you tomorrow afternoon with more information about the process. :)
      Best wishes,
      Lucy

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