What's the Purpose of a Corset Mockup?
When talking about "custom" corsets, a mockup is the difference between regular made to measure service and fully bespoke. A mockup (also called a toile) is a prototype used to test the fit of a corset or other garment. So what specifically does the mockup do for you?
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.
Which Corset Silhouette is Right for You?
Modern corsets are virtually all designed with the goal of reducing the waist. How they reshape the ribs and hips as well has led to the development of several distinct silhouettes. I outlined the classic corset silhouettes in detail for The Lingerie Addict. But how do you know which silhouette is right for you?