Corsets are uniquely refined, structured garments. Everything has to be just right, measured thrice and reinforced to ensure a good fit, solid support and lasting strength. There’s a lot of math involved, and the people who make them have to be engineers as much as artists.
Conversely, the people who wear corsets don’t want to worry about anything. A good corset shouldn’t feel like a device, like hardware, but a beautiful and even delicate work of wearable art which expresses something perhaps integral to one’s identity. Ideally, they should just fit, with no faffing about.
But at least one part of the way a corset fits your body is entirely up to you.Read more