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A cheap imitation of a corset
on July 16, 2009
I love corsets but didn't have enough money for a real one for a long time, so I figured I'd buy this as a cheap alternative. I didn't expect it to be great quality considering what I paid, so the plastic boning which bent pretty quickly was no suprise. What I did not expect was that after wearing it once or twice the fabric near the front started to come apart, the delicate purple outer layer peeling off of the underside. Other issues I had were sequins coming off, the boning working it's way out of the top of the corset to become lodged in my armpits, and the boning bending so severely that it gave me an unsightly lumpy look. Not exactly the figure I was going for.
Another note, it may seem like I just bought a corset that was far too small and laced it too tight. However, I was lacing it very loosely, anticipating that it wasn't the most well made thing in the world. Also, I bought the same size from timeless trends for $100 (a corset company I highly recommend, real affordable corsets which can actually be used for waist training) and it fits excellently.
Overall, unless you plan to wear this once and then throw it out, it's not worth your money.