I recently received some beautiful images of my Cloud gown, taken by the lovely Karen Wortley. I hope you will enjoy these shots, they show the detail in this duchess, tulle and lace gown beautifully...I must say, I can be choosey re: the orders I accept, but if anyone wishes to commission something inspired by … Continue reading Elegant Clouds
The "Red Hearts" corset is very much a showpiece. It's the sort of elaborate design that I get to do for "corset collectors", those clients who have couture corsetry from all their favourite independent brands and who, when they commission you, really want an example of your own aesthetic. Beneath all the embellishment, this piece … Continue reading Red Hearts
Please note: some of these images are "not safe for work".Fashion (and corsetry in particular) is curiously circular, needing to find renewal and interest within a reasonably tight set of parameters. It is a question of maintaining a cohesive sense of self (or identity, or brand, or aesthetic, whichever you prefer) whilst also exploring ideas … Continue reading Then and Now – NSFW
As contemporary corsetry becomes more and more popular, we are beginning to see little trends beyond the "classics" which trickle throughout the industry and pop up here and there in new forms, new colours, new styles. It's very interesting! We especially noticed it at last year's Oxford Conference of Corsetry, as there was a plethora … Continue reading Trends in Corsetry
I adore this set of images from 2013. The haziness, the blurs, the uncertainty of analogue photography... Utterly beautiful. This is the Moth corset that I created for Karolina. Paired with her lingerie designs and modeled by her great friend Twig, the result is stunning. There is a certain nonchalance to it all, which I … Continue reading Dark Haze
Excerpts from an underwater editorial for Huf Magazine: http://hufmagazine.com/Photography: http://www.catherinelaura.com/Styling: Mira Parmar MUAH using Smashbox Cosmetics UK, OPI and Annabelle's Wigs.Model: Evie Morton at Boss Model ManagementAssistants: Lauren Rippen, Abbie Barton and Amy Benson.Including the Bone gown, Mink corset-body and Russet draped corset.