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Just what is waist training?
Tight Lacing or Waist Training is literally reshaping your waist using a regime of diet, exercise and tightly laced corsets worn at least 22 hours a day every day. The hard core use of corsets for waist training to get that tiny little wasp waist that was once oh so fashionable in the early 1800s. Though somewhat out of favor these days, there are still those who love the impossibly small look of a tiny waist.
This extreme form of waist training corsetry is achieved by a strict diet and progressively lacing a corset tighter and tighter over months or years to..
3D Printed Dress
I have been fascinated by the awesomeness of 3D printers and their printing of toys, guns, even human ears, but never thought I'd see them used in fashion. But designer Michael Schmidt has proved me wrong.
Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese showed off the first-ever 3D printed dress in March. Michael Schmidt designed the amazing gown and has created looks for Cher and Lady Gaga.
The dress is a combination of Teese’s old school glamour and Schmidt’s idea of futurism, and while it may not be entirely wearable, it’s certainly cool looking. With the help of architect Francis..
That famous scene of Scarlet O’Hara holding onto her bedpost to be strapped into a very tight corset turns many people off the idea of ever trying them. However, that is the extreme. Corsets should be worn snug, but not “omg I cannot breath” tight. Only steel boned corsets should be considered for body modification or extended wear – plastic boning will break over time while the steel bones will probably outlast the corset fabric! And you can put them on yourself – though the first time you wear it, I do suggest having a friend’s help.
There are several ways you can lace a corset – some cor..
Corset vs Bustier
We feature a lot of lovely corsets and bustiers both lingerie and clothing styles. I know they can be confusing though so thought I would explain a bit here. Select corsets are shown on several of our stores, but for our full line of busiers and corsets, please browse Corsets Plus.
What is a Bustier?
Dictionary.com defines bustier as “a close-fitting and strapless top without sleeves that is worn by women either as lingerie or for evening dress,” though strapless isn’t always true. Close-fitting is definitely true – bustiers are generally very form fitting tops generally with a bit of st..
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