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Blue Diamonds, Overbust Corset, Hourglass Silhouette, Regular

Blue Diamonds, Overbust Corset, Hourglass Silhouette, Regular

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SKU: OHR-476

The Blue Diamonds Corset is a must have for a dramatic look. Adding distinctive feel to any black outfit or costume. Made of Black satin contrasted by a beautiful brocade pattern satin with with matching black satin trim and ribbon laces.

Love the fabric but can't find it in your silhouette?  Special order this fabric in the corset that fits your body.  How To Special Order

Add a corset liner, modesty panel or alternative laces to your order and save:  Accessories

Pair it with a pair of jeans and boots, or slip it over a colorful dress for a statement. Whether you wear it under or over your clothes, comfort and style is mere button-clicks away. 

This corset is constructed in our most popular hourglass shape as an overbust, available in three cup sizes to fit your body.  This silhouette has a higher back for comfort and support with a built in modesty panel.  The front bust lacing provides for additional flexibility for fit and exposure to provide you with the comfort and curves you deserve.

Thank you to all the contributors who have worked with us over the years to make this corset possible:

Amber Welch for the initial design.  Lowana O'Shea (Vanyanis) for adjusting the pattern for comfort, and Lucy (Lucy's Corsetry) for her input to making this possible, and all our customers who asked for the Hourglass Overbust!  

*Read more in the expandable content below for more details.*

 For additional information on how to use hip, rib and bust springs for sizing see our How To Use Hip and Rib Springs blog.

Sizing overview

Now three ways to confirm your size!

  1. Check whether your body type is generally compatible
  2. Take your measurements and follow our size charts
  3. Try the sizing bot (shared with permission from Lucy's Corsetry!)
  4. Still not sure? Reach out to us at support@timeless-trends.com !

 How will an Hourglass Overbust fit me?

*The hourglass overbusts come in 33 different sizes (11 waist sizes and 3 bust sizes), so they fit a fairly wide range of body types.

 

Size Charts

Step 1: Waist chart

Start by finding the corset size that corresponds to your natural waist measurement, then size up or down to get the best fit at the hips and underbust. You want a snug fit at the underbust and hips with the compression at the waist.

We recommend a 1.5" to 3" lacing gap for comfort and adjustability during the day. We do not recommend anything larger than a 3" lacing gap.

For information on how to measure yourself to get the best fit watch our video:

Measurement chart (inches) for Hourglass Overbust

This is for LACED CLOSED. The Hourglass Overbust fits best with a 2-inch wide lacing gap. Please add 2 inches to all measurements when worn with a gap.

Please scroll down for the same chart in cm

Corset Size Underbust (inches) Recommended Natural Waist (inches) High Hip (inches)
18 25 21 - 23 28
20 27 24 - 26 30
22 29 27 - 28 32
24 31 29 - 30 35
26 33 31 - 32 37
28 35 33 - 35 40
30 37 36 - 37 42
32 39 38 - 39 45
34 41 40 - 41 48
36 43 42 - 45 50
38 45 46 - 48 52
40 47 49 - 51 54
42 49 52 - 55 56

 

 

Measurement chart (centimeters) for Hourglass Overbust

This is for LACED CLOSED. The Hourglass Overbust fits best with a 5cm wide lacing gap. Please add 5cm to all measurements when worn with a gap.

Corset Size Underbust (cm) Recommended Natural Waist (cm) High Hip (cm)
18 63 55 - 61 71
20 69 62 - 67 76
22 74 68 - 71 81
24 79 72 - 77 89
26 84 78 - 81 94
28 89 82 - 89 102
30 94 90 - 94 107
32 99 95 - 99 112
34 104 100 - 105 122
36 109 106 - 115 127
38 114 116 - 123 132
40 119 124 - 130 137
42 124 131 - 140 142

 

Once you have your corset size, use the Cup Sizing Chart below to determine your best Cup Size.

 

Step 2: Bust chart

Find your corset size in the chart then using your bust measurement find the best fit. REMEMBER: The Hourglass Overbust has a front lacing. The front lacing can be worn closed or open, so you will want to lean towards the Smaller Cup size to provide the most flexibility.

For best results, see the chart below for bust circumference. Use your "squished bust" measurement with a well-fitting, unpadded bra.

Hourglass overbust cup sizes - includes 2" lacing gap

We recommend wearing the hourglass overbust with a lacing gap in the back, and not closed. A lacing gap ensures proper fit in the bust, at the armpits, and around the shoulder blades.

 Corset size Small cup (inches Medium cup (inches) Large cup (inches)
18 29 - 31 31 - 34 33 - 36
20 31 - 33 33 - 36 35 - 38
22 33 - 35 35 - 38 37 - 40
24 35 - 37 37 - 40 39 - 42
26 37 - 39 39 - 42 43 - 46
28 40 - 42 43 - 46 45 - 48
30 42 - 44 45 - 48 47 - 50
32 44 - 46 47 - 50 49 - 52
34 46 - 48 49 - 52 51 - 54
36 49 - 51 51 - 54 54 - 57
38 51 - 53 53 - 56 56 - 59
40 53 - 55 55 - 58 58 - 62
42 55 - 57 57 - 60 60 - 64





Hourglass overbust cup sizes - with 5cm lacing gap

We recommend wearing the hourglass overbust with a lacing gap in the back, and not closed. A lacing gap ensures proper fit in the bust, at the armpits, and around the shoulder blades.

 Corset size Small cup (cm) Medium cup (cm) Large cup (cm)
18 74 - 79 79 - 86 84 - 91
20 79 - 84 84 - 91 89 - 97
22 84 - 89 89 - 97 94 - 102
24 89 - 94 94 - 102 99 - 107
26 94 - 99 99 - 107 109 - 117
28 102 - 107 109 - 117 114 - 122
30 107 - 112 114 - 122 119 - 127
32 112 - 117 119 - 127 124 - 132
34 117 - 122 124 - 132 130 - 137
36 124 - 130 130 - 137 137 - 145
38 130 - 135 135 - 142 142 - 150
40 135 - 140 140 - 147 147 - 157
42 140 - 145 145 - 152 152 - 163

 

Sizing Bot

Try Lucy's Sizing Bot for the Hourglass Overbust (opens a new window)

 

Still not sure? Reach out to us at support@timeless-trends.com !

 

 

Dimensions in Inches

Lengths:

  • Center Front: 15.5”
  • Side Length: 13”
  • Center Back: 15.5”
  • Princess seam (from upper edge, over the curve of the bust to lap): 16"

Springs (all measured from the bottom of the waist tape):

  • Hip Springs: 11"
  • Bust Spring Small: 7" (expandable by about 4")
  • Bust Spring: Medium: 9" (expandable by about 4")
  • Bust Spring: Large 11" (expandable by about 4")

Cup Sizes:

  • Cup sizes for the Hourglass Overbust are based upon your bust measurement and the corset size. You will also need to consider both the front and back lacing gap.
  • To determine your cup size, measure your bust at its fullest. Subtract the corset size from your bust measurement. This is your bust spring. REMEMBER: you have a lacing gap in the back and a lacing gap in the front to consider.
  • EXAMPLE: Your natural waist measures 37" this equals a size 30 in the Hourglass. Your bust measurement is 38". Subtract 30 from 38 = 8 this is your bust spring.
  • You want a snug cup fit with some open front lacing, and a small lacing gap = Small Cup
  • You want a looser cup fit with closed front lacing and no back lacing gap = Medium Cup
  • Or, if math is not your strength, email support@timeless-trends.com and we will be happy to assist you.

Corset Contents

Hardware:

  • 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

Textiles:

  • 3 layers of fabric:
  • 2 inner strength layers constructed from high quality cotton twill
  • Outer layer of fabric constructed from satin
  • Middle layer laminated to outer layer of fabric for added strength and a smooth finish

More features:

  • Adjustable lacing at the bustline
  • Waist tape for added support at the waist line
  • Matching front modesty placket under the busk
  • Comes with a detachable modesty panel in a matching color
  • 6 garter loops, for the option of attaching separate garter straps
  • Laced with matching single faced satin ribbon

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