Iceberg Corset Dress

Added Feb 3, 2012

by hanlight

Portsmouth, Unit...

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Description

This corset dress is based on a 1912/1914 patent for a ‘boneless’ corset. The palette is inspired by the colour of icebergs above and below water. I am a member of the corsetry site Foundations Revealed and this is my entry into their annual competiion.

It has a coutil strength layer with deep blue dupion silk below the waist and white patent leather above. The original patent has been adapted with the addition of gores at the bottom of the dress made from power mesh. They add comfort (and cheekiness) to the dress. The gores in the top panel are highlighted in pearlescent ice crystal sequins.

Material Notes

coutil, leather, silk, power mesh

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton, Leather/Fur, Lace/Sequins, Silk

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    Feb 5, 2012, 11.37 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    awesome inspiration. looks so well made! such a classy and stylish design

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      Feb 5, 2012, 04.48 PMby hanlight

      Thank you for your lovely comment! :0)

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    Feb 4, 2012, 09.11 AMby earringnut

    if the bottom button is at the naval its not a dress.

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      Feb 4, 2012, 10.31 AMby hanlight

      Thank you for your comment, we’ll have to agree to disagree! :0)

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    Feb 3, 2012, 11.16 PMby aceshey18

    love it!

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      Feb 4, 2012, 09.38 AMby hanlight

      Thank you! :0)

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    Feb 3, 2012, 09.30 PMby nookie

    i love your concept and design

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      Feb 3, 2012, 10.51 PMby hanlight

      Thank you! :0)

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