WHY IS IT CALLED THE LIBRA? – Libra represents symmetry and balance, and it’s an answer to those who have balanced measurements between their ribcage and hips.
The Libra corset serves a previously neglected body type: those who have a comparatively full ribcage or narrow hips, can accommodate relatively larger waist reductions, and those who also may have a shorter torso.
HOW IS THE LIBRA DIFFERENT? – The Libra is “shorter than a standard but longer than a waspie”. The Libra also accommodates more of a waist reduction compared to the hourglass longline corset with the hip ties closed (10″ rib spring and 11″ hip spring, as opposed to 6.5″ rib spring and 7″ hip spring).
The Libra is also more androgynous and neutral in its style and pattern, and this is deliberate — it’s meant to be an option for everyone who has the proportions for it. The Libra was tested on many people of different sizes, heights, and genders to ensure that it suited a wide range of corseters.
STEALTH WITH COMFORT AND CONFIDENCE – The Libra is also cut nearly straight across the top edge and gently rounded on the bottom edge, making it great for “stealthing” under clothing (no pesky points sticking out!). While the Libra does not feature a high back, I’ve improved my patterning techniques so the corset has more room in the side and back to contain the flesh where most of the “muffin” tends to occur. As always, the Libra has sandwiched bones to make the construction as smooth and lump-free as possible.