Why Do People Buy Handmade Corsets?
With corsets once again spiking in popularity, there are more options for buying a corset than ever. Factory made, off-the-rack options have gotten a lot better in recent years – so why are people still buying corsets handmade by individual artisan makers? A lot of reasons, actually!
Defeating Corset Backfat
First, let me say that I don't think there's anything inherently wrong with "backfat," which is totally natural and common across size and age demographics. That said, it sure can be annoying and sometimes uncomfortable to have the line of your corset disrupted by a roll around your shoulderblades.
Guest Hosting "An Intimate Instruction:" Lacing Workshop with Dark Garden
On Saturday, October 15th, I'll be happily hosting a lacing workshop at Dark Garden in San Francisco.
The Basics of Corset Care
Today I'll be recapping the highlights from my corset care series on The Lingerie Addict. Here are some bite size quick facts to help you prolong the life of your corset and minimize repairs.
What style of corset is the easiest to self lace?
One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, "Do you need someone else to lace you into your corset?" Actually, it's often phrased as a statement, as if I surely must have a lady's maid, attending to my dressing on a daily basis! But, no, I put my corsets on myself. I actually only trust a couple people to lace me in.