How to get a thinner Waistline | The history of a Corset

For the Perfect Waistline This woman wore a corset for seven years to get a 16 inch waist

Ok I just saw this article on Cosmopolitan.co.uk and it made me want to dig a little further into the history of the Corset. Personally I love a cinched in waist, bustle jacket, Corset almost anything but not sure Id want to chisel my body permanently or even better go with out breathing just to slim down. This looks a little extreme but Ill do a bit more digging before I totally decide to go with out air to my diaphragm for years to look a little thinner for fashion.

Tomorrows Post THE HISTORY OF THE CORSET. Until then enjoy the article and Photos of miss skinny waist. And HOLD YOUR BREATH.

Corset for a Small Waist

Corset for a Small Waist

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Twenty-seven-year-old Kelly Lee Dekay practices tight-lacing, a method that modifies ones body shape by constantly wearing a tightly-laced corset. She’s worn said corset for seven years, thus whittling her waist down to 16 inches, and has now explained why the process is about sex and art – not a vanity venture.

The model and designer told our sister site Cosmopolitan.com: “I’m not a waist trainer. I’m a tight-lacer. I’m a corset fetishist, my tight-lacing goes beyond vanity. I love the artistry in the construction of the corset and the people who are part of that culture.”

Kelly also stresses that she herself is a feminist, and far from the process being for the “male gaze”, it’s all about doing something for herself.

“I know for sure I’m going to get a lot of heat for [saying I’m a feminist] given corsets’ dark history. I started tight-lacing for me. I enjoy it. I wear my personality on the outside. But is it for everyone? No, absolutely not. But it’s my body and my decision.”

She then continued with a wonderful point about how some perceive feminism, and highlights that there’s no singular ‘right’ way to be a feminist.

“Telling someone to conform to your idea of feminism is still oppression. People have this sense of entitlement over a woman’s body. I reject that entitlement and choose to do the things that make me happy. That’s feminist. My body, my choice.”

Check out Kelly on Instagram kellyleedekay

Read this article http://www.cosmopolitan.co.uk/

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Brahmin Medium Asher Tote Bohemia

Brahmin Medium Asher Tote Bohemia LOVE

How many ways do I love this Floral Printed Leather Medium Asher? Let me count the ways. Its in a fabulously versatile Color. It size lets us use it for carrying all your wonderful things with out being too big. And hey its a Brahmin so what else do you need?  Just saying. I LOVE LOVE LOVE it.

Brahmin Medium Asher Tote Bohemia LOVE

Brahmin Medium Asher Tote Bohemia LOVE

Tory Burch CURRAN EMBELLISHED BOOTIE

Tory Burch Fur CURRAN EMBELLISHED BOOTIE

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Tory Burch is on my mind today and so are these adorable CURRAN EMBELLISHED BOOTIES. DIE FOR

A bejeweled take on a perennial winter favorite, our Curran Embellished Bootie brings the look of statement jewelry — and one of our key motifs of the season — right to your feet. A glamorous style whatever the weather, it’s made of soft suede and luxurious rabbit fur, accented with glass stones, beads and pearls. A rubber sole and all-shearling interior ensures cushioning and comfort through the chilliest of days.

Betsey Johnson Dances on Dancing with the Stars DWTS Runway Style

Betsey Johnson Dances on Dancing with the Stars DWTS Runway Style

Betsey Johnson stars on Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with Stars wont know what hit them Betsey Johnson with Tony Dovolani

Its going to Be a Grand September for Betsey Johnson Fans.  MBFW NYFW and Betsey Johnson’s Runway Show will Walk Sept 11,2014 at 3 PM Eastern time. Then redeye flight straight to DWTS practice for Betsey and Tony for the premier show Sept 15 9pm Eastern on ABC.  Wow thats a crazy schedule for anyone.  We love you Betsey and will be voting for you to win that mirror ball trophie. Beware other contestants remember Betsey started out as a dancer and can still throw a mean cartwheel.

PS Guess who is flying out for the premier?  Yes this girl is.  See you there Xx

Betsey Johnson is having a Vintage yardsale and Selling her stuff to Us

Look out Betsey Johnson is selling some of her vintage clothing along with furniture and artwork this weekend at her South Hampton home in what is sure to be a one of a kind Amazing Yard Sale and we are invited.

 

I've been in the Hampton's🐓 for years! Lots of artists and designers moved out east for inspiration🙏 and peace✌️Xox💋💋 pic.twitter.com/H32LIONhsn

I’ve been in the Hampton’s🐓 for years! Lots of artists and designers moved out east for inspiration🙏 and peace✌️Xox💋💋 pic.twitter.com/H32LIONhsn

If you think you know how to market your business I bet you can still take some tips from the master herself. She is a super hero when it comes to Branding and Brand Loyalty. This Lady is totally on another level.  Nothing and I mean nothing can steal even a pinch of that creative energy and life from her.  When Betsey Johnson was born…. and they were were handing out artistic energy she definitely got a whole bunch of extra from the bucket poured all over her.  This Yard sale is Brilliant I mean knock me down and run right over me Brilliant. Not only is she getting rid of some super amazing collector pieces but she is inviting us to her home.  Who even thinks to do that. I mean Who EVEN THINKS OF THIS STUFF? Not sure if anyone has realized this comes right before NYFW have they?  I bet not and yes we are all talking about her and its not even Fashion week yet.

I also see she has selected a few pieces that will be offered online at a later date for her virtual online yardsale.  No date has been announced at this time.

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I went through the racks & picked tons of amazing vintage Betsey for an online Betsey Central Yardale! Soon! Xox💋💋 pic.twitter.com/HurtxrINuN

Dont ever count this Fashion Icon out.

A few years ago this lady of Royal Following filed chapter 11 and closed all her retail stores and outlets. She looked as if this was going to end the nearly 3 decades of reign as queen of all things fun and fabulous. But oh no she then collaborated with Steve Madden Company to be the front and creative force behind her new and smarter price point dresses, Shoes, handbags and Jewelry.

She focused on Brand development and online website sales along with continuing her relationship with major department stores like Dillards and Macys.  From what I can tell she did not skip a beat with her continued Design stopping attention and creativeness ooozzing out of everything she touches  She really did take the best of what she does and exploded back into our hearts.

I was recently in Macys and could not help but stop at the Jewelry Counter and ask the Sales lady to show me almost every single Necklace they had of Betsey’s. Huge Blingy and most fabulous I had to buy a few. Like I really needed one more Betsey anything. I mean I have a warehouse storage full of it. But I could not stop myself. I even went back the next week and AUGH bought another one. So Im thinking there is nothing that can stop her NOT A THING. Not even Bankruptcy.  Which is God and the Universes Gift to all of us.

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HUGE Betsey Johnson Blue Crab necklace. Did I mention HUGE. Saw this at Macys this weekend and had to take a pic. He’s on another level! Happy Tuesday divas Xx <3 #fashion #fashionista #shopping

Ok back to our Yardsale story please… FOCUS. Hard to do when talking about the Queen.

So this weekend get your cash ready and head to South Hampton if you can and pick yourself up something amazing. Unfortunate for me Im headed to LA for the week on Fashion Business and I am gong to miss this once in a life time thing. PS Im hoping she got my messages to hold back one of those amazing Colorful Faux Fur Runway coats just for me Xx (wink)

 

Oh one more thing did I mention she is a Breast Cancer Survivor since 2002 and is donating 5 percent of sales to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

Also If you go, and happen to see Betsey, wish her a happy birthday. She turns 72 on Sunday.

 

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Look out for some of my original artwork as well! I’ve been sketching 🎨✒️since the beginning! Xox💋💋

 

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I’m throwing a major garage sale in my East Hampton backyard! Decades of my favorite designs! Come over & play! Xox💋💋

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Thank you Betsey Johnson for all these wonderful photos which I borrowed off your Twitter feed.

Hope to see you many many many times again in the years to come and meet up with you for another photo op Xx <3

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