So it's day 1 of my waist training - I'm wearing my black underbust corset under a loose dress for a few hours every day. It's an attempt to get some curvature into my life. It's incredible how comfortable it is actually - I'm sitting at my PC with good posture and feel neatly pulled in. All this nonsense about corsets being bad for you and a tool for subjugating women is rubbish - I feel empowered and confident. It's like wearing make up - I don't do it for anyone else - I do it for me. Here's model Victoria Dagger's article on her waist training (first pic is the corset I made for the Oxford Conference of Corsetry 13) - the Lingerie Addict is always a good read, and so inspiring;
Caroline's corset blog
Category: What I'm up to
I've created a little photo montage of all the corsets I have made in the past year. I think I've been quite productive considering i'm holding down a full time job as well...
The Isabella Blow exhibition was inspiring. What an amazing life - full of interesting, artistic people & beautiful things.
I have come away with a feeling that I should make my corsets more sculptural - like a Philip Treacy hat. To that end I will be inserting more bones per square inch than I have done previously...