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.

What is ‘waist training’ and does it cause weight loss?

There have been a lot of headlines about ‘waist training’ in the news lately, and with that has come a great deal of confusion, misinformation, moralising and some sensational claims. Many in the vintage and retro community have asked me about it, so in this blog I aim to cover some of the issues and direct readers to further information.