Corsets 101 – An Essential Guide

After hundreds of questions from women keen to find out more about corsets to benefit their own health and back issues or fashion and fancy dress needs, I thought I would put together this Corset 101. I must stress that proper fit is key, and that is what this blog hopes to address. I also hope to help people who are new to corsetry to avoid the many cheaply made and ill-fitting products online that are often called ‘corsets’ but are often not corsets at all.

The Fifties Fair 2016

Since first attending a few years ago with a pram in tow, the Fifties Fair has become a regular event on our family calendar. Few occasions can capture the sense of a mid century social atmosphere quite like the Fifties Fair, thanks in no small part to the extraordinary venue of Harry Seidler’s modernist masterpiece, Rose Seidler House, […]

Rockabilly Woman – Shelley Minson

Meet Shelley Minson, an Australian singer, songwriter and pin-up with a love of rockabilly and 1950’s music and style. She’s also one half of a beloved rockabilly and honky tonk act with her husband Lawrie Minson, playing everywhere from Orleans Casino at the Viva Festival in Las Vegas to Tamworth Country Music Festival. When she […]