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The Loyal Order of Corsetted Ladies


The Loyal Order of Corsetted Ladies

This Club exists to celebrate, support and inform the community about all things pertaining to the making and wearing of the corset and its accoutrement. We include, hoop skirts, bloomers, corset covers, bustles and the outerwear that may conceal it.

Location: Seattle and the world
Members: 185
Latest Activity: Jul 12

On the Subject of Unmentionables

We here in the order fully understand the the men and women who actually wear corsets range from the casual wearer to the 22" corset trained.  All are welcome here.  In the interest of everyone's comfort, Miss Cherries expects everyone to post with the utmost civility and kindness.

Thank You,

The Management

Discussion Forum

Every Day Corsetry

Started by Miss Cherries Jubilee. Last reply by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit Apr 6. 90 Replies

So, are any of you ladies or gentlemen wearing a corset as daily wear?  What challenges do you face and what stories do you have about going out socially with a radically altered siluette?Continue

Tags: lingurie, Victorian, Siluette, wear, daily

One does not simply fit into a corset.

Started by Miss Jessamine. Last reply by Angelique Carlson Feb 23. 5 Replies

I have some issues fitting into corsets, as i am naturally a very tiny person. I tried wearing storebought corsets, but they, to say the very least, dont fit to save my life. Allow me to elaborate.I…Continue

IYO: What is the best site to go to for a corset on line?

Started by Lady Rayna Keller. Last reply by Lady Sophronia Bloodthorne-Clark Feb 5. 7 Replies

I have made a final decision on my corset for my new costume and have made arrangements to go to my extended family's store to recieve the proper measurements but do not wish to go through them for…Continue

Corset Lacing Relay Competition Rules

Started by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit. Last reply by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit Jan 22. 13 Replies

My most esteemed members of The Loyal Order of Corsetted Ladies, I have proposal, if you will.Formal Codification of Corset Lacing Relay Competition Rules.My reasoning is as follows:1. First and…Continue

Tags: rules, relay, corset

Comment Wall


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Comment by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit on July 12, 2014 at 1:35pm

Wilde Hunt Corsetry interview on High and Broad

This was a beautiful example of hand made corsetry.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on July 11, 2014 at 10:38am

I received the new corset from corset story. It looks like it fits ok, but it is too hot to season it right now. It is double boned and there is an internal waist tape. I re-laced it to reverse bunny ears.

Comment by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit on July 1, 2014 at 6:39am

You will have to keep us updated. I just received my mock-up from Jessica Tiesthatbynde.  She is having me put it through my paces and is ordering my fabric now.  I am so excited to be getting a bespoke waist training corset!

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 30, 2014 at 9:30pm

I took a chance and ordered an overbust corset from China.  It is double boned and looks pretty sturdy. If the construction isn't up to standard I will send it right back.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 9, 2014 at 7:47pm

I have no idea.  This is especially funny when you know that Mrs. Sarah Christman live in Port Townsend.  There were no corset panels at this event as far as I know.  Pity...

Comment by Tess La Coil, Time Bandit on June 9, 2014 at 5:30pm

Wow, just wow!  How on earth did she get her corset on that catty-whampus?

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 9, 2014 at 5:16pm

I am just back from a wonderful time at The Brass Screw Confederacy Octipi Port Townsend.  It was a blast.  I did see one thing that particularly tickled me, but for all the wrong reasons.  I was purchasing some lovely french trim and a woman came up to speak with me.  She was wearing a very sheer blouse and her corset over that.  Thing was, her corset was upside down and backwards with the buttons in the back and the laces in the front.  I was so flabbergasted...I . could. not.speak.  Later, I laughed so hard I nearly fell off the bar stool.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on May 27, 2014 at 5:55pm

Steampunk Iceland is having an event this summer and they are going to use our rules!  

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on May 27, 2014 at 5:54pm

Well this one certainly fits like a dream Ms. Carlisle.  Well done!

Comment by Karen Carlisle on April 6, 2014 at 4:07am

I have finished making my first (real) Victorian corset for my latest steampunk outfit. (I say real, as I tried one before but it did not work - one cannot fit a corset by one's self). More info at


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