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  • Corset expert discusses Cinderella waist controversy and, of course,  corsets
    Corset expert discusses Cinderella waist controversy and, of course, corsets
    At lot of space has been wasted on the waspish waist of a Disney Princess. The waist of Lily James in the live-action "Cinderella" movie has caused more talk than I think it merits. The controversy has people claiming CGI although this...
  • Latex Waist Training : The New Fad
    Latex Waist Training : The New Fad
    The newest “weight loss idea,” what is being said…. NO! Corset waist training has been around for centuries, it became popular around the 16th century! Celebs like Kim and Kloe Kardashian, Jessica Alba, Snooki, Tiny, Blac Chyna,...
  • Pjoning Hook
    Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles
    Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles is a gem. Truly, the whole world is jealous of Berkeley because we have this amazing resource right here. Every esoteric textile-related class that you can imagine can be found at Lacis Museum of Lace and Texiles....
  • Victorian Secrets by Author Sarah A. Chrisman
    Victorian Secrets by Author Sarah A. Chrisman
    Victorian Secrets captured my interest the moment I started reading the book. Author Sarah A. Chrisman eloquently shares the true story of her complete transformation from being a “Victorian woman in her heart” to actually living in...
  • Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba double corset: Alba reveals weight loss secret
    Jessica Alba is sharing her weight loss secrets and is revealing that she wore a double corset after giving birth. Us Magazine reports on April 25 that Alba relied on the corset for three months as she struggled to lose weight. The actress has...
  • Pineapple Stitch bag
    Crochet a pineapple stitch corset shaped drawstring bag (Photos)
    Many uses will be found for this charming bag in a corset shape. Made of thick cotton, it’s perfect to throw your unwashed undergarments into when on vacation. Crochet the matching Pineapple Hat found here: for a cute beach set. Fold it up...
  • Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
    All tied up: corset lacing is fashionable
    There is something so provocative about corsets. The curve-hugging bodice, with zigzag laces that tie all the way up the back, have been fashionable since the 16th century.Originally created to reduce the waist size, while exaggerating the bust...
  • Dita Von Teese
    Lace me up
    What is a corset?HISTORY OF THE CORSET: The corset is attributed to Catherine de' Medici, wife of King Henry II of France. The corset was originally known as stays in the early 16th century. Stays took a different form in the 18th century....
  • Petticoat for women
    The bare secrets on underwear
    I recently read a great Chicago Tribune article titled, “10 things you might not know about underwear," and wanted to share the story with Examiner.com readers.Inspired by society’s scattered underwear news ranging from the...
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