Trend Watch: Corsets
Corsets: the historical undergarment intended to distort the female body conjures up many thoughts and opinions about fashion and craftsmanship, lack of comfort, and societal expectations of women. Perhaps the strong dual nature of corsets makes the garment an interesting reference for today’s designers, who translate the historical piece with a sense of modern cool and a focus on celebrating the body. Take inspiration from artist Michaela Stark and designers like Sydney Pimbley and Priscavera who find freedom and beauty in reimagining these constricting pieces from history. Find the freshest takes below.