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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: Beginning Waist Training

I used to wear corsets all the time, when I lived in England.  The 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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Item Review: Orchard Corset Leather CS-426 Short

I used to wear corsets all the time. When I lived in the UK, I’d wear them over my clothes or under my clothes at least three or four days a week.  But back home, my style has changed – … Continue reading

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Pinup Costume – Poison Ivy

Today I put together a costume for a Halloween contest being held by Orchard Corsets, and I thought I’d share the results. The brief was to use one of their corsets in the creation of a costume.  I decided to use … Continue reading

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