The importance of bridal lingerie

With your big day just around the corner, you may feel like you’ve been planning every minute detail down to the bows and favors. But have you considered your underwear? Bridal underwear and lingerie may seem like just another place where you have to spend your hard earned money for no reason, but bridal lingerie is a necessity when it comes to your big day. Far beyond “just for show”, bridal lingerie serves an important purpose. Your wedding day is one of the few occasions where you will wear an elaborate formal dress that may make use of stays, closures […]

How to DIY your own steampunk corset?

If you Google the words ‘steampunk corset’, you will be bombarded with image after image of beautiful, finely crafted corsets in everything from leather to lace to velvet and satin, all adorned with a variety of embellishments, from embroidery to patches to cogs and chains. Companies that specialize in creating intricate steampunk corsets are now easy to find online and can offer anything from sexy to demure. Of course, these works of art don’t always come cheap. A good, steel boned steampunk corset complete with embellishments and interesting details can quickly run into the hundreds of dollars. If you’re on […]

Choosing your shape with an overbust corset

Overbust corsets are what many people think of when they think of traditional corsets: a laced corset that extends from the top of the bust to the hip, with a sweetheart or square neckline. These classic overbust corsets have been around for hundreds of years and act as support for the bust while adding shape to the waist. Many women are now rediscovering the joys of corsets and waist training and there has been a new boom that has allowed an entirely new crop of corsetieres to try their hand at making a variety of corsets and introducing the joy […]