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Finding the right corset for you | Underbust or Overbust?

Tuesday, 09 February 2016  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

Finding the right corset to suit your body shape and style is important. It is  therefore good to know the differences between an overbust and underbust corset to determine which style you prefer. Here at Vollers Corsets we have a wide range of underbust and overbust styles for fashion, for waist training purposes or simply for functionality. The versatility of an underbust corset Our Passion underbust corset A versatile corset, the underbust corset covers the torso and ribcage and sits just, as its name suggests, under the bust. The underbust style of corset accommodates both function and fashion, offering the freedom to wear the corset over your clothes or with your favourite bra. The underbust style of corset is suitable for all body shapes, working well with most...

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Looking to treat somebody special to a corset this Valentine’s Day?

Friday, 05 February 2016  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

No box of chocolates or bouquet of flowers can make for a more memorable,  everlasting and thrilling Valentine’s gift in comparison to that of a handmade, bespoke corset. If you’re looking for the perfect corset to treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day, we have the widest range of styles for all preferences. As we found our Cecilia Overbust Mesh Corset to be so popular, we decided to create an underbust mesh corset as well. Uncover the allure of mesh with our Hannah underbust corset. This corset is made up from two layers of fabric, with the first layer of being a thin mesh base layer that can only be seen up close. This holds the body and gives the corset extra strength. The second layer is...

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Introducing the Vollers Little Black Book of Burlesque

Wednesday, 27 January 2016  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

Uncover the secrets from the alluring world of burlesque through the words of international performers, academies of burlesque, industry publications and show venues. Whether you want to know how to emerge through the underground burlesque industry and make a name for yourself, or you are intrigued by the art of mesmerising an audience… Unmask the enigma and look no further than the Vollers Little Black Book of Burlesque. Click the image below to discover the secrets  The little black book Includes... Scarlett Flame Sarah Lou (Ooh La Lou) Helena Havoc Missy Malone Jasz Vegas Tempest Rose Burlesque bible magazine Ashleeta Beauchamp Betsy Rose Frankie Sin Academy of burlesque and cabaret Scarlett James Club Noir Flirty not dirty Burlesque Jems   Here’s a few of our favourites......

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5 minutes with burlesque artist, Tempest Rose

Tuesday, 26 January 2016  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

Here at Vollers Corsets, we are fascinated by the art of burlesque and its booming cultural scene. We recently caught up with award winning burlesque artist Tempest Rose to discover her thoughts on the misconceptions within her industry and how the burlesque scene is evolving. Tempest on her journey through the burlesque industry... When did you first discover the world of Burlesque? And when did you decide you wanted to make being part of the industry your job? I first discovered Burlesque in 2007 and knew instantly it was something I wanted in my life. Luckily I discovered it via being asked to audition for top UK troupe, The Kitten Club, so was able to throw myself into this mesmerising and (then) underground scene straight...

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The Ultimate Guide To Waist Training | Vollers Corsets

Tuesday, 19 January 2016  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

If you’re lusting after an enviable hourglass figure, it is certainly achievable through a waist training routine. However, before you start your new regime, it is wise to get clued up on all there is to know about the waist training procedure. What is waist training? The waist training process is lengthy and certainly doesn’t happen overnight. Over time, the body becomes accustomed to being pulled in at the waist, though it isn’t a permanent change to your figure. The process involves wearing a tight laced corset to cinch in the waistline and provide an exaggerated hourglass figure. After a while, the waist becomes smaller with the hips remaining curvy. If, however, you stop wearing your waist training corset for a long period of time,...

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The evolution of burlesque performance

Wednesday, 23 December 2015  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

Following our interview with burlesque model and performer Missy Malone, we’re taking a deeper look at the suggestive art form of burlesque. Burlesque is defined by caricature, absurdity and dramatic effect. However, just as dance has many complementary and contrasting styles within it, burlesque, within its vast history has also umbrellaed many performance styles deriving from different trends and eras. How burlesque performance has evolved… Racked with bawdy humour, burlesque, which means ‘to parody’ or ‘to imitate’, was originally a form of lower, comedy entertainment for those who couldn’t afford the tickets to the more prestigious opera or theatre shows. Originating in Great Britain and America, in the early 19th century, burlesque performance challenged gender roles and social politics as well as satirising popular musicals....

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CORSETS THEN AND VERY NOW

Thursday, 17 December 2015  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

If you were to ask someone when they thought the production and wearing of corsets first became fashionable, what do you think their response would be? You’re right. Their answer would probably in or around the time of Queen Victoria (ie) from around the middle of the nineteenth century onwards.

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5 minutes with burlesque artist, Missy Malone

Thursday, 17 December 2015  |  Posted By Vollers Corsets

The art of burlesque dates back as early as the sixteenth century and has long since been a popular cultural movement across the world. We recently caught up with burlesque artist, Missy Malone who spent five minutes with us talking through her inspirations, the future of the industry and the perfect corset to achieve a fabulous burlesque look. Missy and her passion for burlesque... When did you first discover the world of burlesque? When did you decide you wanted to be a part of the industry? I never really made that decision...It was made for me! When I started performing burlesque 12 years ago, there was no such thing as Facebook or YouTube, so I ventured out and forged my own path. I never would...

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