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I just remembered that I forgot to post the last video in TLA’s corset series with Lace Embrace to the blog! In this video, Melanie Talkington, the founder and chief corsetmaker behind Lace Embrace, shares how to lace up your corset. Even if you’re already familiar with corset lacing, it’s a great refresher. I know it’s been a minute since I laced up one of my own corsets, and I […]

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Yes, it’s more corset videos! I told you we did a lot. ^_^ These two cover putting and taking off a corset, respectively. Think of them a bit like Corsetry 101 videos…especially if you prefer to watch someone practice a skill instead of reading a blog post about it (I admit, I tend to be biased towards blog posts, but I’m learning that certain things just don’t lend themselves well […]

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About a year ago, I went to Vancouver and shot a series of videos with Melanie Talkington of Lace Embrace Corsetry, a legend of the new corsetmaking era and the owner of the largest private collection of antique corsets in the world. Unfortunately for me, I was perhaps a bit too ambitious with plans and significantly underestimated how time-consuming and how expensive video editing can be. But it would have […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. One of the questions I’m asked most frequently on TLA is, “Where can I buy a good corset?” Though I’ve been writing about lingerie for years now, it’s still a question I totally understand. Even the most inexpensive (but still good quality) steel-boned corset will cost around $75. A corset with custom measurements, high quality fabrics, or special details (like fan-lacing or a lace […]

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