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Velda Lauders New Book “Corsets: A Modern Guide” Available from 27th September

honeys blog borderFollow the evolution of the corset, from ancient times to the 21st century, with Corsets, a book by celebrated
corsetiere Velda Lauder

While ideals of feminine beauty change all the time, the classic hourglass figure with a tinywaist has remained a constant and potent image of women’s sexuality.
This iconic silhouette is attainable by everyone,whatever their natural shape, through the magic, transformative power of an artfullycrafted corset.
This beautiful guide from A&C Black depicts the transformation of the corset  from ancient to modern times, with particular reference to the recent revival of the corset as a piece of provocative, fashion forward outerwear.The author, prestigious designer, Velda Lauder, combines gorgeous images,fascinating historical background and unique inside knowledge in this entertaining, authoritative and inspiring look at the shapewear that has shaped the world.


A graduate of the College of Marketing & Design in Dublin, Velda Lauder has devoted the last 15 years to celebrating the female form through tailoring and corsetry techniques. She has designed for the Coco De Mer Couture Collection, been commissioned for one off pieces by Karl Lagerfeld, The Victoria’s Secret annual TV shows, Dita Von Teese, Courtney Love, Sarah Brightman, The Sugarbabes, promo videos for George Michael’s An Easier Affair and Robbie Williams’ Love Light, plus stage costumes for Pete Burns andnumerous Burlesque stars including Miss Lily White and Miss Polly Rae.

For interview and feature enquiries please contact Ellen Williams on
ewilliams@acblack.com or 0207 494 8533.

Corsets: A Modern Guide
ISBN: 9781408127551 • £12.99, hardback
Published by A&C Black, 27 September 2010

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One Response to “Velda Lauders New Book “Corsets: A Modern Guide” Available from 27th September”

  1. katie kirby
    6:38 pm on September 20th, 2010

    I will definitely be getting this book. Thanks for the recommendation!!!!

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