Today I discuss what factors affect how quickly and easily a corset is seasoned. Some corsets might only take a few days to feel comfortable on your body, while others take weeks (or even over a month!) to feel like a 2nd skin. Some of these factors that[…]

Adjusting the corset for comfort I wore my corset for two hours on the first day, at a reduction of about 1.5 inches. The first thing that comes to mind as I’m seasoning the corset is that the waistline of the corset is not sitting properly at the[…]

Back in December 2010, I made a video on seasoning (breaking in) your corset, how this is done, and why seasoning is important. I’ve been seasoning my corsets this way ever since one unfortunate situation early on in my journey wherein I put on a corset for the[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Puimond PY09 Curvy Underbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 13 inches long, back is 13″ long. The shortest part from underbust to lap is about 11″. Unique silhouette in which[…]

My corset reviews are organized in chronological order because that seems to make the most sense – my reviews aren’t all equal; they’ve evolved over time and they’re easier to understand if you watch the oldest ones first. But when people are looking for a corset within their[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Boom! Boom! Baby! Boutique Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 14 inches long, from peak of bust to bottom (at longest part) is 15.5 inches. Very gentle hourglass shape. Bottom edge[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Electra Designs Overbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Center front is about 16 inches long, from peak of bust to lap is 15 inches. Unique silhouette in which the ribcage follows the natural[…]

This is a very special OOTD episode, where I feature a lovely vintage reproduction dress made by Whirling Turban. I was introduced to Whirling Turban’s products via Ashley of “Lisa Freemont Street”, fellow vlogger on Youtube and blogger. (Ashley is also a full-time mom and an integral part[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Puimond Wicked Plunge Overbust Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Center front is about 13 inches long. From apex of bust to bottom of the corset is 17″ (waist to apex 12″), center back about[…]

I received a very refreshing and pleasant message from a subscriber the other day, which included this passage (published with permission): I just wanted to tell you how much I really love your channel, and how pleasing it is to see someone who makes corsetting something that’s empowering,[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Sparklewren Couture Overbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 12 inches long, back is 13″ long. From waist to underbust is 4-5″, waist to peak of bust is about 10″. Unique[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Sparklewren Couture Overbust Corset Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 10.5″ inches long, unique silhouette in which the ribcage follows the natural contours but nips in dramatically at the waist for a[…]

I admit it. I’m terrible at book reviews. So many years of working in biology labs have conditioned me to treat every publication the same way: study, jot notes, report results relevant to my own research. Opinions are frowned upon by the Board. (At least I got to[…]

This entry is a summary of the review video “Versatile Corsets Mimosa Overbust Review” which you can watch on YouTube here: Fit, length Front is about 13.5″ inches long, modern hourglass or slim silhouette. Not a longline corset; cut above the hips. Good for women with an average[…]

This post is a written summary of the video case study for the Light Atop the Tardis corset I made back in May/June of this year. This corset was made for a girl attending Dragon*Con this August/September so I had to keep it a secret for several months,[…]

I know what some of you are thinking: “You spend hundreds of dollars for a high-end training corset, and countless hours of effort and discipline whittling down your waist, and you want to hide it?” Hiding or concealing your corset isn’t about shame. Sometimes it’s necessary to conceal[…]