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:
Instead, check out these corset-style pieces that have the same look, without being so risque.
This gray corset dress has lace insets to add texture and visual interest–a little edge, without going over it.
Wide straps give support and ensure you won’t be pulling this silk corset top up all night.
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.