When we saw Helena Bonham Carter, wearing all the steampunk skirts, in the movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, we never thought that her skirts and fashion could work today. Fortunately it does. It works wonders, if you know how to make them work with so many kinds of steampunk skirts and pants contributing to your look.
Remember the time you saw Nicole Kidman wearing a satin corset in the movie "Moulin Rouge" as a burlesque dancer? While she looked astoundingly beautiful, you would not wish to look like that for your regular wear unless you are a burlesque dancer! No worries, there are ways to make satin underbust corsets work in your favor with a little help from us and a confident attitude to make this idea click.
Do you know that the word 'corset' first came into general use in the English language during 1785? It was first used in The Ladies Magazine to describe a "quilted waistcoat" termed as un corset in French. The word corset was primarily used to distinguish the lighter varieties of corsets from the heavy ones.
There are times when we start wondering what to pair a particular garment with after we've already bought it. The good news is that when you buy a corset, the quandary doesn't last too long. This piece of clothing goes well with almost anything that you can pull out of your closet.
Many believe that corsets serve just one primary function, to give the female body a fashionable shape. Regardless of the reason that takes a toll on one's curves, the ambitious woman always tends to oppose any unnatural shaping of her assets.
Did you know that steel boned corsets weren’t steel boned at all to start with? According to Slate, a popular daily online magazine, whalebone was originally used to give corsets their shape. The great voyages over the water in the 16th century introduced whalebone as a common material for shaping both body and clothing. The robust keratinous material found around the upper jaws of baleen whales found its usage in the lining of outer garments, creating whalebone bodices that molded the female torso into a rigid and conical V-shape.