What began as an ancient spiritual practice to improve the body and mind has turned into a flexibility contest, with fitness influencers showing off their fashionable and trendy yoga kits with #YogaEveryDamnDay hashtags.
Plenty of celebrities and non-celebrities alike swear by shapewear — Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen are known to have worn body shaping garments even while pregnant. It makes sense: If you're pregnant and looking to keep your clothes smooth for a special event, maternity shapewear sounds like a dream.
Made from cotton and silicone. Our bra wings are lace-up invisible silicone push-up bras with re-usable stickers to give ultra comfort and strapless support.
Sauna suits are primarily designed for a quick weight loss. Sauna suits trap the body’s heat inside and elevate the internal temperature.
With the increasing temperature, your body will react immediately to cool you down. This reaction comes in the form of tiny sweat drops appearing on your body.
Waist training is the process of reducing your natural waist size and accentuating curves with the aid of waist trainer or a tight laced corset. These garments are responsible for giving a woman the 'exaggerated hourglass figure': a tiny waist and curves over the hips.
Celebrities such as Jennifer Garner and Julianne Hough are constantly seen out in a wide variety of legging (and jackets, and sports bras, for that matter). Get yourself these stylish yoga leggings and bring out the diva in you.
Body Shapewear nip, trims & tuck with immediate effect. Adjustable straps over shoulder, and 3 adjustable clips to flatten tummy. Ultra comfort & breathable material.
Shapes and trim legs, butt lift effect, shapes waist to hourglass, flatten tummy and trims love handles, bust lift, and trim back. These items are usually worn under very tight dresses and wont show...
Women come in all shapes and sizes, so how do you find clothes that are flattering your specific body type? The key is to know your proportions, and use fashion to accentuate your best features--and hide everything else!
What dresses we will wear this summer?
Wearing head to toe vintage can look stunning, breathtaking and traffic-stopping. But this is a commitment to just one style period not many of us are prepared to make so here are 5 tips if you are looking for some interesting ways to incorporate vintage pieces into your current wardrobe.
Women wear bras, but also wear the wrong ones and usually don’t have all the bras they actually need. Here are some bras that are a necessity for every woman.
However, the thing most women don’t realize is that despite having a favorite type of bra, there are a lot of other bras that we should use to maximize our looks for certain outfits, and use to create different looks with outfits in the bust area.
When it comes to prints, florals have made their sartorial mark over the years. Together with prints like tartan and camo, floral prints have transcended the “trend” status and when it comes to spring/summer fashion, they are the perennial signifier of the change of season.
We're halfway through 2018, and at this point in time, "what to wear with leggings" has been discussed to death. But this is not just a story about styling them. This is a story about legging trends, finding the best fit, how to care for them, shopping mistakes, and the most popular styles.
New moms today have a strong emphasis on health, vitality and having a trim appearance. Women are often less accepting of their mommy tummies than in past generations.
The Bra Wing is the perfect adhesive backless bra option if you are looking for some extra bust support. In addition to the two fixed cups, the bra wing has additional support wings that adhere to your skin. The wing bra is a Balconette-style bra, with soft seamless cups that give a slight push-up.
No Bra Day!
-12 October 2018
No Bra Day encourages women everywhere to go without their bra to raise awareness for breast cancer and the challenges that those with it faces. If you know someone who has been affected by Breast Cancer or just want to help continue the fight against it, No Bra Day is an opportunity to help those around you know that the fight is ongoing!
Role-playing must be one of the most exciting things you can ever do with your partner. This is the top part of fun and excitement when it comes to sexual pleasure if you ask us. We know it is not for everyone but you have to try it out at least once in your life. You don’t have to act the part, but just dressing up is really fun and something different.
South African women have different figure types from their European and Eastern sisters and Playtex’s D-G collection is locally manufactured to suit the South African market.
By now, you've probably noticed the widespread popularity of the corset trend. Witnessed on runways, celebrities, and many a street style star, the cinched-waist look is everywhere, and while flattering, it can be incredibly difficult to pull off.
Inspired by the always-savvy fashion set, we've pulled together nine outfits for you to consider and shopped out similar pieces to re-create each springtime ensemble with ease.
Waist training is the process of reducing your natural waist size and accentuating curves with the aid of waist trainer or a tight laced corset. These garments are responsible for giving a woman an exaggerated hourglass figure, which is a tiny waist and curves over the hips.
Hey sexy! Is it summer season already?!, then you know how important it is to stay cool! Everyone's favorite place to stay cool in summer is the beach. There’s no better feeling than having the sand in between your toes, while reading a book at the shore. And before heading to the beach, you want to make sure you have a perfect day with the must have beach items!
This is one of the most common ways to lace modern and Victorian style corsets. It’s used for any kind of corset where the grommets are spaced identically on both sides of the opening. Very often the two grommets at the waist are spaced slightly closer together, but even if they are not it is important that the lacing pull from the waist.
Having good posture is important. It is a known fact that you will have back problems later on in life if you don’t have good posture now. It is important to note that the problem of poor posture is not just adults as it also affect children.
Waist Training or cinching has been around since the early 1900’s, so this is definitely not a fad created by the Kadashians or other celebrities.
Coming in and out of popularity, waist trainers are used to gain the hourglass shape, but there are new products out now that not only train the waist but also increase weight loss during exercise, fitness waist trainers and sports waist cinchers.
What you wear underneath your clothes is just as important as your outerwear – especially on date night. The right underwear can help flatter your body shape, boost your confidence and can even affect how your garments fit you. So it’s worth the time and effort to find the perfect kind of undies for you!
Waist training has been in a trend for maintaining the shape of your body and keeping it in a perfect shape. This trend is at its peak and every fitness enthusiast and fitness model out there is jumping on the bandwagon of waist training.
Thinking about wearing a corset under your wedding dress? You probably want a smooth and cinched waist on your wedding day, but you also want your dress to be the star garment ... not your underpinnings.
We're already feeling spring style fever and are eager to start stocking our closets with a handful of the spring fashion trends of 2018. It's time to shed those thermal layers (finally!) in favour of stylish items that can carry us through the summer.
Summer is rapidly approaching, even though in South Africa it doesn't feel that way with the recent cold front these past few weeks. But we all want to rock that bikini body and feel confident and perfectly happy in our own skin, so you’ll have to do a bit of work. Fortunately, it’s possible to transform your appearance through the use of few simple techniques.
As any person with breasts already knows, bras are annoying and temperamental AF. Not only do they do frustrating things while you’re wearing them – sliding down your shoulder as the most inopportune moments, digging into your skin without warning, turning into a little mini pool of sweat whenever it’s hot out – but they also act like total divas when they’re not on your body. Bras need to be stored and organized in a very specific way in order for them to stay intact and in shape. But, because they are an annoying shape and take up a lot of room, we usually end up stuffing them wherever they will fit, and, well, slowly destroying them.
Fashion history reveals the first recorded corset originated from Crete in Greece, worn by the Minoan people. Images on ancient pottery show both women and men sporting form fitting belts and vests with leather rings or straps that constrict and shape the waist. Culturally, this showed a women’s ideal shape, accentuating the beauty of her curves and often exposing bare breasts.
In ancient times, ladies and courtiers wore corsets because it showed off their hourglass figure. Young girls were introduced early to this type of waist training because their role in society is to marry men and they needed to look attractive.
Corsets are made of a strong and flexible fabric, either satin, cotton or leather. (those are the waist training corsets) with steel boning (flexible steel rods). Its great strength cinches your waist and accentuate the curve of your hips, giving you an hourglass figure. Over and above all that they are suitable for a variety of different body types.
August is Women's month and it is dedicated to all the wonderful women in our lives. They’re our cheerleaders, pillars of strength, our counsellers, and so much more than they get credit for. Mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, and best friends. They take up so many important roles selflessly. We love them with all our hearts and this is why we think Women’s Day should be every day!
A well-made corset has a very carefully balanced fit: to create a beautiful shape that is actually wearable by a human requires great attention to the distribution of ease and negative ease. The lacing and lacing gap allows for fine-tuning of the fit on an individual basis without requiring a fully bespoke corset. Much has been written about bra fit, but what defines fit for a corset?
A Corset is uncomfortable- A corset that is made for you, and you alone (as they were up until the late Victorian age, when “mail order” corsets first became available), is very comfortable. They don’t pinch (it’s impossible), they don’t poke (unless the boning is working its way out), and they don’t make it impossible to breathe.
Today’s jobs are demanding, the tasks may be different from one job to another, but their commonality is the restriction of movements. And because of this sedentary lifestyle, it is not surprising that there are risks of cardiovascular, How so? It is because limited movements burn fewer calories. And for a typical worker, snacking during work hours is a regular thing, and having less physical activity is a regular thing as well. More eating, less exercise, equals weight gain. With these conditions, the path to obesity is getting more accessible by the minute.
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Women’s Day on the 9th August in South Africa? It has nothing to do with honouring women just because we need another “Mother’s Day”, this day commemorates the 9th August 1956 when women participating in a national march petitioned against pass laws …
After centuries of wear, corsets have well and truly earned their place in women’s fashion. Renowned for enhancing figures, and sex lives, corsets are now a bedroom staple in many households. These days, the corset is equally as at home in the office as it is in the boudoir.
It makes you look slim at the waist
Yes, it does have that instant effect – put a corset around your waist and bingo! It looks smaller, taut and tiny.
But there’s also an undeniable psychological effect that comes with waist cinching.
Waist training uses cinchers or waist trainers to reduce your natural waist size and accentuate your curves. Whether it works or creates problems for you is debatable.
You can also wear waist trainers and perform various exercises such as stretching or pilates. A controversial means of reducing your natural waist size, waist trainers have their pros and cons.
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Popularly called waist cincher or trainer, it's basically a type of undergarment that is placed around your waist in order to slim your waist line. However, it's mostly effective when used in conjunction with regular exercise, proper diet and consistency.
If you're trying to get a smaller waist or trying to achieve the hourglass figure then getting a waist trainer is a good idea.
Having a perfect figure is important when you’re in the limelight. Celebrities are constantly subjected to the scrutiny of the public. Any flaw can be a PR disaster. How often have you heard of actresses hitting the tabloids when they’re seen in unflattering flabs? It’s not easy when everyone’s critical about your appearance; that is why stars go out of their way to shape their bodies into near perfection. You’ve read about their strict diets and intense workouts. The lengths they go through to enhance their figures may have even raised some eyebrows. Many innovations have hit the market but there is none that is as controversial and trending as waist training. Check out these celebrities who have embraced this super effective body sculpting regimen.
The waist corset or waist trainer has created a lot of hype recently, while women don’t necessarily want Kim’s curvaceous derriere, they are envious of her tiny waist A corset is a close-fitting undergarment made of stiffened material and worn to make the waist appear slimmer and the bust and hips appear bigger.
Corsets were made from different materials, stiffened with starch or paste. So-called whalebone was used to stiffen corsets even further.
If you want to achieve the hourglass shape that you always desired, then you need to change your eating habits. Here are a few tips on the waist training diet.
1. Eat More Fiber
The waist training corset will compress your stomach, which will bring constipation. So, you should eat more beans, raspberries, blackberries, peas, and avocados to set your digestive system free.
Granted, corsets have a bad rep due to the likes of the dominatrix/SM subculture, Kim K, and the unhealthy waist training trend of recent years. However, if worn right, it has the potential to be an extremely flattering waist-slimming accessory that will instantly give you an hourglass figure.
There are those who have discovered the aesthetic effect of long-line corsets for their body while there are ladies who are still in the dark of what this fascinating garment can do to their short waist. It’s no secret that for women with longer waists, long-line corsets can do miracles. They appear sexier, and their proportion looks so much more attractive when they are wearing these great garments. It is no wonder some of the women who have shorter waist are feeling the pangs of envy, but they shouldn’t fret because there are corsets suitable for them as well.
Experts say excessive alcohol consumption, more than one or two drinks a day-puts a strain on the liver. This can result in dilated pores, dilated and broken capillaries, as well as the overgrowth of sweat and oil glands.
Unfortunately, this occurs most often in the face (particularly the nose), though other areas of the skin are vulnerable, too. But there are still health benefits to drinking red wine, one glass a day will not harm the skin-unless you suffer from Rosacea. A survey by the National Rosacea Society in the U.S. found that 76 percent of sufferers cited red wine as a trigger for flare-ups.
1.Wearing a corset gives you a fabulous figure
It gives you good posture, takes inches off your waist and accentuates your chest…
The first and most important reason as to why you, as a woman should own a chemise nightwear, is because the chemise is a sexy piece of lingerie, which means you will feel and look sexy even when you go to bed. Just ask any man what he finds more attractive: a woman in baggy cotton pajamas, or the vision of a woman in a satin short chemise with her legs and arms naked? I think you get the picture. All the more reason to turn up the heat this winter.
If you, like most of us are not a Victoria’s Secret Angel, shopping for lingerie that makes you feel both comfortable and sexy can be a challenge not to mention expensive. And it’s often only once you’ve found the underwear that suits you best that you discover the joy of lingerie shopping (and wearing, of course). What each of us finds sexy is a matter of preference but no matter what your taste is, from flirtatious twin sets to sultry slips, we’ve got the items to suit your mood.
Now, it may or may not surprise you to learn that, according to research, the clothing you choose to wear can have real psychological effects on you and your well-being. Researchers refer to this as "enclothed cognition," and basically, the bottom line is that dressing yourself in things that make you feel both comfortable and presentable, in a way that feels good to you, is really important for your mental health. And yes, wearing your yoga pants every day totally counts here, as long as it genuinely makes you feel your best from head to toe.
In 2018, women continue discovering new ways to own their power. It’s a constantly exciting time to experience, after all, clothing is the exterior shell with which we arm ourselves every day, what we wear can be a powerful tool in our fight for equality and justice. Trends do matter.
It might surprise you (or maybe not!) to know that one of the frequently asked questions we get is: "Why do people wear corsets?" It seems so obvious when you’re a ‘seasoned’ corset wearer or a long-time waist trainer, but there are plenty of corset-curious people out there who might consider one if they understood what all the hype was about.
Boost your metabolism: As a sauna suit is designed to provide you the same benefits as a real sauna, wearing it can help you boost amplify your metabolic rate. An increase in metabolism is really helpful for losing weight if you use the suit on a regular basis.
Every women likes to look good, because when you look good you feel good and therefore are more confident. The idea though is to be comfortable and still turn heads.
Waist training is a method women are using all over the world to tighten their abdominal muscles and cinch their waists to lose inches in all the right places. However, using a waist trainer comes with a few rules…
As the trend grows, people are still unaware of what exactly waist training is and how it works. So we compiled a short list of things that you should know about waist training.
CorsetSA shows you how to measure the corerct corset to suit your body type.
We came up with tips for wearing your vintage dresses in the winter to make sure you keep warm and look weather-appropriate while looking stylish and wearing any dress your heart desires.
The return of the steel boned corset has brought with it not just the aesthetically pleasing "coke bottle shape" from tight-lacing, but also the practice of "waist training", the act of using a steel-boned corset to, over time, manipulate the structure of your floating ribs to create a more defined hourglass shape.
Corsets for all seasons. Check out some of our corsets and various ways in which you can wear them all winter long.
Read more about what corsets are and how to go about purchasing your very own. CorsetSA takes your second-hand corsets and refurbishes it according to your body and makes the necessary alterations. While you at the store, make sure to book your steamy bedroom photoshoot for your next special day.