Posts tagged "corsets"

Corset Sales Are Skyrocketing, But Why?

Beyonce wears one onstage. So does Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, and Madonna. Ebay has sold 1,900 of them in the past three months. Vintage boutiques are marking up their prices like mad. What are they? Corsets, of course! The Spanx of the Victorian era is back in a big way, and their recent popularity ha…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Dita Von Teese Struts In A Mechanical Jean-Paul Gaultier Corset

As though Jean-Paul Gaultier’s couture presentation weren’t awesome enough with its copious turbans and leather, Dita Von Teese capped off the show in a patent leather, jewel-encrusted, and, best of all, mechanical corset. Only vaguely skeletal from the front, the thing looked positively macabre (in a cool way) from the back. Click through for more…

Lily Q / July 8, 2010

Corsets: Sexy Lingerie Or Rib-Crushing Craziness?

How do we feel about corsets? Burlesque performers, like our girl Dita Von Teese, can wear a corset and look damn hot doing it. But on the other end of the spectrum, there’s those frightening women who mush their organs together inside tight corsets, gunning for a six-inch waist. Chicks like that have got some…

Jessica Wakeman / June 16, 2010

“Star Wars” Corsets: Has A Sexier Nerd Get-Up Ever Been Made?

California-based costume-maker Evening Arwen — a name straight out of a sci-fi fantasy movie — has created these corsets inspired by the uniforms of Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers in “Star Wars.” I can think of no better way to enhance our Simcha’s curves! [BuzzFeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 8, 2010

Miley Cyrus Gives Us The Bird In A $25,000 Peacock Corset Dress

In her new music video for “Can’t Be Tamed,” Miley Cyrus wears a corset dress made of giant-ass peacock feathers and 2,400 tiny metal pieces— with a price tag of $25,000! Aww, she’s like a little baby J.Lo. [US Weekly]…

Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2010

The Daily Squeeze: Stealing Bras, Stylish Condoms, and Everyday Corsets

There’s a new condom with a cutesy name in town. Proper Attire condoms, which are “Required for Entry” were inspired by the world of fashion—from the name and female-focused packaging to the fig-leaf logo (“clothing in its most primitive form,” according to the brand manager). The condoms will soon be available in boutiques, chic hotels,…

Catherine Strawn / January 18, 2008