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Ladies, Strap Yourselves In: Corsets Are Back

December 14, 2009 by Jeanine Edwards
shefinds | Style

Thanks to Lady Gaga and Rihanna, corset sales are way up in the U.K., reports WWD. But instead of wearing them as shapewear, the celebrity trends we’re seeing are corsets as evening tops to party in. We love the waist-whittling effect a good corset can have, but we’re still not so sure about wearing lingerie as clothing–but we’ll see what we can do with the trend:

rihanna corset

Instead, check out these corset-style pieces that have the same look, without being so risque.

rachel rachel roy corset dress

This gray corset dress has lace insets to add texture and visual interest–a little edge, without going over it.

nanette lepore silk corset

Wide straps give support and ensure you won’t be pulling this silk corset top up all night.

kimberly taylor corset dress

This silk corset dress isn’t at all restricting, and the belt helps to balance out t he look. Perfect for a party where you plan on dancing.

Shop more trendy dresses and tops for going out in our buying guides.

 

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Jeanine Edwards is a writer and editor covering fashion, beauty and shopping. She never misses a sale and is committed to good skincare. Prior to joining the SheFinds team, Jeanine worked at XO Group and InStyle. You can reach Jeanine at [email protected]

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