Many moons ago, one of my Tumblr followers asked: “Did people season their corsets in the 19th century?”Short answer:Not really. But they molded to the body much faster than many corsets made today, and some corsets came out of the factory already seasoned, in a sense.Long answer:Victorian corsets[…]

Over the years I’ve gotten an influx of questions about second hand corsets. Like other used clothing, they tend to be much less expensive and you can occasionally find “unicorns” (rare finds from corset makers who have retired or passed away). But can you trust a used corset to[…]

A few weeks ago someone asked where the word “seasoning” came from (in the context of corset seasoning).I had looked up the etymology of the word “season” for kicks and giggles 2 years ago, but I hadn’t made a video about it at the time because, well, after my[…]