Corsets - a guide about styles and how to use them

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This presentation will describe the most common types of corsets and how to use them. You'll discover for example what's a burlesque corset and a victorian corset, some advice to match them with the right jewelry and stockings, and you'll know how to choose the right corset for your body shape

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Corsets - a guide about styles and how to use them

  1. 1. CORSETS: A GUIDE ABOUT STYLESAND HOW TO USE THEM
  2. 2. There are various types of corsets today, and unlike the ones of olden times, these can even be worn to make a fashion statement.
  3. 3. These garments were onceused just to enhance thewomans shape or keep herfrom jiggling.
  4. 4. Today, they are sexy, fun under and outer garments, helping women feel feminine and sensual.
  5. 5. They are made from a varietyof fabrics, and have trimmingssuch as lace and bows.
  6. 6. Belowyou will find some of themore popular styles withsuggestions on how to usethem.
  7. 7. Also, we will be offering some help on how to pick out jewelry and stockings to go with them.
  8. 8. CORSET TOPS
  9. 9. These tops look like corsets,but are not meant to be wornunder clothes.
  10. 10. Instead they are supposed to be seen. Wear these for casual daywear or some are elegant enough for eveningwear.
  11. 11. Ifsexy and sassy is your kind of style, check these out.
  12. 12. These accent your waist andyour bust line.
  13. 13. BRIDAL CORSETS
  14. 14. These are white to capture thebridal style.
  15. 15. Theymake you look and feelgorgeous for your weddingday.
  16. 16. Bridal corsets can be worn under your wedding dress, as part of your wedding dress, and for your wedding night.
  17. 17. These can also be wornsimilar to the corset tops.
  18. 18. Stylesof these corsets are designed with femininity in mind.
  19. 19. CORSET BUSTIERS
  20. 20. Theseare fantastic forshaping your body.
  21. 21. Theyhold in what needs to beand pushes the bust up toaccentuate it.
  22. 22. Corset bustiers can be used for bedroom lingerie, under clothing or even for costume wear.
  23. 23. These come in many stylesand colors as with the othercorsets listed here.
  24. 24. Some styles come withmatching G-strings.
  25. 25. BURLESQUE CORSETS
  26. 26. Theseare fancy enough forcostumes for a Burlesqueshow hence the classification.
  27. 27. Along with being worn as costumes, these are perfect for the bedroom, or wearing under or with other clothing.
  28. 28. They are even suitable to wearwith blue jeans.
  29. 29. Many are trimmed with laceand bows.
  30. 30. Some have garters so thatstockings can be worn withthem.
  31. 31. One style even has a skirtattached.
  32. 32. VICTORIAN CORSETS
  33. 33. These provide your hourglassfigure so in vogue during the19th century.
  34. 34. Satin,lace and boning as well as other materials are used to make the various styles of these corsets.
  35. 35. These can be worn asunderclothing or standingalone as a top depending onthe styles cut.
  36. 36. Aswith most other corsets,they can also be worn asnighttime lingerie or ascostume wear.
  37. 37. HOW TO CHOOSESTOCKINGS AND JEWELRY
  38. 38. When it comes to choosingstockings and jewelry to gowith your corset, look underthe right classification.
  39. 39. Most accessories areclassified just like the corsetsmaking it easy to match themup together.
  40. 40. To select one look in thecorresponding categoryfirst, then there are some otherconsiderations to take intoaccount.
  41. 41. If your corset is low cut, you can choose a longer necklace than if it has a bit higher bust line.
  42. 42. Afterall, you want the necklace to show up enough to make it worthwhile wearing.
  43. 43. Choosea style thatcomplements your corset, notcompetes with it.
  44. 44. This way the whole outfit catches someones attention rather than just one piece.
  45. 45. With the stockings, you start the same way as with jewelry in the various classifications.
  46. 46. Then you may think about howthe stockings are going to beworn.
  47. 47. Ifthey are going to be seen you may want a pair with some lacy trim on top, if they are going to be hidden the trim may not matter to you.
  48. 48. The pattern, color and trimshould go with your corset andnot clash.
  49. 49. HOW TO CHOOSE THERIGHT CORSET SIZE
  50. 50. For this, you must first determine your body shape.
  51. 51. This alone will steer you towards the right styles of corsets from which to make your choice.
  52. 52. Some examples are listedbelow for your convenience.
  53. 53. 1. If you have an average build with some nice, natural curves, then you can wear most of the corset types available to you.
  54. 54. When you want to accent yourbust over your waist, justselect a suitable style.
  55. 55. 2. When you have a slim and tall figure (56" and over) with little or no obvious curves, the longer, busk styles are for you in the corsets.
  56. 56. These are 16-inches over thebust.
  57. 57. This basic style will also work for a tall, full figure.
  58. 58. 3. A petite and short figure with subtle curves, can wear the short busk styles with 14 inches over the bust.
  59. 59. These styles will accentuateyour bust.
  60. 60. This is a guide to help you know more about corsets, so you can more easily buy one.
  61. 61.  Find the right corset for you, and match it with the proper jewelry and stockings at our website You’ll find hundreds of models and more in depth guides to help you choose the right corset. http://oneclicklingerie.com

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