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Availability date: 02/17/2016
The intricate pattern of our Royal Blue Hourglass Waist Cincher makes it a great choice for Burlesque or any costume in need of some fine detailing. Black accent panels further accentuate the stunning shape this cincher in our curvy hourglass silhouette gives, while it's shorter length makes it an excellent choice for petite or short waisted wearers. Like all of our corsets, this corset comes with our no-hassle Lifetime Guarantee.
Corset pattern designed in 2015 in collaboration with Lucy's Corsetry!
Constructed with 20 flexible spiral steel stays for added comfort and better form
6 spring steel stays supporting the grommets and busk
½ inch wide flexible steel busk front closure
Matching front modesty placket under the busk
3 layers of fabric:
2 inner layers constructed from high quality cotton twill
Outer layer of fabric constructed from poly-silk satin and brocade
Middle layer laminated to outer layer of fabric for added strength and a smooth finish
Waist tape for added support at the waist line
6 garter loops (garter straps sold separately)
Laced with black ribbon
Lowana O'Shea is the designer and corsetiere behind the luxury label Vanyanís. She is known for her sophisticated, sumptuous designs and strong belief in slow fashion – high quality, versatile pieces made to last. Her style is dark and rich in detail. Lowana loves to teach corset making from her studio near Melbourne, Australia. When she's not teaching or sewing, she enjoys reading, drinking gin, playing the violin, and spending time with her cat. To find out more about Lowana's work, visit the Vanyanís Facebook Page
Amber Welch is a corsetiere and designer based in Dallas, Texas where she lives with her wife and critters. She's known for her colorful fun aesthetic, and is a big believer in expresisng yourself through clothing! When she's not sewing, Amber likes reef-keeping, reading, and cooking. You can find out more about Amber's work at Lovely Rat's Facebook Page
Lucy is a corset designer, educator, writer, vlogger and consultant based near Toronto, Canada. An ambassador between corset wearers and brands, she is dedicated to raising the bar of quality, safety, comfort, aesthetics, and accessibility in the corset industry. Lucy is also a science nerd, musician, nutritionist and dog mom. Learn more about Lucy's work on her Facebook page.
Lucy worked closely with Timeless Trends to develop our top-selling Hourglass Silhouette corsets. Her experience and taste for experimentation was critical in creating this elegant and very popular shape. Lucy provides a wealth of information on corsetry, and is our "go to" expert when we need guidance, encouragement, and a little extra love.
Rib Spring: 4" (measured 4" up from the bottom edge of waist tape)
Hip Spring: 7" (measured 2" down from the bottom edge of waist tape)
Center front: 8.25" with 7" busk
Side length: 6.25"
Center back: 9.5" - 9.75"
Under bust to lap: 7" - 7.25"
Your torso is less than 9" in height, and your ribcage and hips are fairly balanced. Those with a longer torso can wear this corset as well, fashioned as a wide belt.
You have a prominent lower tummy pooch (aka "mother's apron"), as this corset is very short and will not fully cover the lower abdomen unless you are very petite or have a short torso. People with hips that are 10+ inches greater than their waist measurement may find the lower edge of this corset narrower than is most comfortable for them.