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Noir Mist Straight Corset, Gemini Silhouette, Long

Noir Mist Straight Corset, Gemini Silhouette, Long

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SKU: GSL-643

The Noir Mist corset features millions of stunning soft shiny jet black flecks, designed to reflect light. Misted onto a black cotton backing, the Noir Mist takes on a shimmering ink-like effect. This is not a glitter corset. There is effectively no fallout. This fabric is so unique, looking like a cross between metallic lamé fabric, or wet-look soft vinyl... but more breathable, and will not tear!

Noir Mist is perfect for adding a little shine to your life, exuding both elegance and attitude. Ideal for photoshoots, cosplay, or costumes, it's your go-to choice for making a dazzling impression. Available in Gemini Long and Hourglass Long.

Your high hip must be at least 10 inches greater than your waist to fit the Gemini Corset.

The Gemini Long is perfect for pear-shaped individuals who have a naturally narrow ribcage, who are high waisted, and who have a more gradual and sloping hip spring (one does not need a "high, square hip-shelf" in order to wear the Gemini Long!)

Careful patterning and rigorous testing has been performed on the Gemini Long in order to ensure that the lower abdomen is pulled in and supported without significant bowing or exaggeration of any "tummy pooch". This is perfect for those who have experienced pregnancy or significant weight loss and are looking to flatten their lower tummy apron.

Where the Hourglass Long is for "low waisted" individuals (longer from the waist up and a little shorter from the waist down, to allow wearers with a shallow pelvis to sit down easily without the bottom edge of the corset hitting their lap), the Gemini Long is the opposite, designed for "higher waisted" bodies (longer from the waist down and shorter from the waist up, so that the lower tummy is fully covered, while not pushing up on the bustline unnaturally).

Where the Hourglass Long has side hip ties, the Gemini is closed on the hip, so those who are looking for a stealthy appearance under clothing will appreciate its smoothness, and those who have sensitive hips don't have to worry about any ribbon leaving imprints over the hip bones.


TWO SILHOUETTES TO CHOOSE FROM:

The Gemini Long corset is offered in two silhouettes: Conical (Straight) rib and Round (Cupped) rib!

The Round (Cupped) rib version is designed to cup over the ribcage and place compression around the waist, while leaving room for the ribs. This is appropriate for those who have larger or inflexible ribs.

The Conical (Straight) rib is cut straight from the underbust to waist, and will give you a tapered look with more compression on the floating ribs. This is recommended more for experienced corset wearers and those with a naturally smaller or flexible ribcage.

Both silhouettes are identical from the waist to hips; only the ribcage is affected.


CURVE:

The Gemini Long corset is designed for experienced corset wearers or those with naturally curvy figures. It is one step curvier than the hourglass corset: where the hourglass has a 6.5" rib spring, the Gemini will have an 8.5" rib spring. Where the hourglass has a 10" high hip spring, the Gemini has a 14" high hip spring, with a 16" lower hip spring. A customer who can fit the hourglass corset in size 26" should be able to comfortably fit the Gemini in size 24".

 

EXTRA BONES FOR SUPPORT:

For sizes 22 and larger, the Gemini corset has extra spiral steel bones in the center of some panels to provide extra vertical tension to the corset, preventing wrinkling or buckling of the fabric and ensuring it stays smooth on the body. The spiral steels are still the high quality, flexible, comfortable bones you've come to know from Timeless Trends.

 

Corset pattern designed in collaboration with Lucy's Corsetry!

 

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 chart
  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 a Gemini corset fit me?

 

Sizing charts

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 Gemini

This is for LACED CLOSED. If you want to wear this corset with a lacing gap, please add 2 inches to all measurements.

Please scroll down for the same chart in cm

Corset Size Underbust (inches) Recommended Natural Waist (inches) High Hip (inches) Mid Hip (inches)
16 24 21 - 22 30 32
18 26 23 - 24 32 34
20 28 25 - 27 34 36
22 30 28 - 29 36 38
24 32 30 - 31 38 40
26 34 32 - 33 40 42
28 36 34 - 35 42 45
30 38 36 - 38 44 47
32 40 39 - 40 46 50
34 42 41 - 42 48 52
36 44 43 - 44 50 54
38 46 45 - 47 52 56
40 48 48 - 50 54 58
42 50 51 - 54 56 60

 

Measurement chart (centimeters) for Gemini

This is for LACED CLOSED. If you want to wear this corset with a lacing gap, please add 5cm to all measurements.

Corset Size Underbust (cm) Recommended Natural Waist (cm) High Hip (cm) Mid Hip (cm)
16 61 53 - 56 76 81
18 66 58 - 61 81 86
20 71 63 - 66 86 91
22 76 69 - 71 91  96
24 81 74 - 77 96 102
26 86 79 - 81 102 107
28 91 84 - 89 107 112
30 97 91 - 94 112  119
32 102 96 - 99 117 127
34 107 104 - 107 122 132
36 112 109 - 112 127 137
38 117 104 - 119 132 142
40 122 122 - 128 137 147
42 127 130 - 137 142 149

 

Sizing bot

Try Lucy's Sizing Bot for the Gemini Regular (opens a new window)

 

Or Lucy's Sizing Bot for the Gemini Long (opens a new window)

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

 

Dimensions in Inches

Lengths:

  • Center front: 13" with 12" busk
  • Princess seam: 11" (5" above the waist, 6" below the waist)
  • Side seam: 12"
  • Center back: 14"  

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

  • Rib spring: 8.5 inches (about 5" above the waistline)
  • Upper hip spring: 14 inches (about 3" below the waistline)
  • Lower hip spring: 16 inches (about 6" below the waistline)

Corset Contents

Hardware:

  • Constructed with 26 flexible spiral steel stays for added comfort and better form (sizes 16", 18" and 20" contain 20 spiral steels)
  • 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 shinny soft vinyl
  • Middle layer laminated to outer layer of fabric for added strength and a smooth finish

More features:

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