Category Archives: corsets

Weekly Wardrobe: 1-7 August 2016

Tuesday Top: Pinup Girl Clothing Skirt: Bonsai Kitten Brooch: Erstwilder Shoes: Target Wednesday Jumper: Vintage Skirt: The Oblong Box Shop Brooch: Poison of Choice Shoes: Target Corset: Dauntless Corset Friday Jumper: Wheels and Dollbaby Top (Underneath): Collectif Skirt: City Chic … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life: 18-24 July 2016

I continued with work experience I’m currently volunteering two days a week at a State Government department involved in natural resource management. ┬áNot only am I having the opportunity to learn a lot for learning’s sake, but it could make … Continue reading

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Corsetry in the War Years 1939-1945

It is interesting that despite shortages of metal, rubber and fabric during the war years, corsets remained an essential part of women’s clothing ration. Indeed, corsets were advertised as being patriotic for several reasons: They gave women a shapely figure, … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Week Two

6 June 2016, Day One: Initial Measurements Measurement of natural, uncorseted waist: 100.4cm Measurement over corset: 96cm Wearing: size 30 corset (CS-411 in mesh) cms lost since starting (uncorseted): N/A cms lost since starting (corseted): N/A Difference between uncorseted and … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Seasoning the Corset

6 June 2016, Day One: Initial Measurements Measurement of natural, uncorseted waist: 100.4cm Measurement over corset: 96cm Wearing: size 30 corset (CS-411 in mesh) cms lost since starting (uncorseted): N/A cms lost since starting (corseted): N/A Difference between uncorseted and … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Beginning Waist Training

I used to wear corsets all the time, when I lived in England. ┬áThe weather there was more suitable for the extra layer, and my job at the time allowed me the time to wear corsets, both at work (sometimes) … Continue reading

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