OUR MEDIA COVERAGE
[READ ONLY PAGE. Updated 8/15/18]
INTERNET, TELEVISION & RADIO - National
Romance author Killarney Scheffield posts our
how to order a comfy custom corset! Check out
her book, "Corseting the Earl."
tightlacers the internet is a haven" featuring our experience
with social media and acceptance of corseting, Jan. 17, 2016
in The Kernel
New York Times best selling author of "I Love Me
More Than Sugar" posts our
guest article focused on how slim folks are discouraged
from eating well and staying trim: a hidden form of
body or size discrimination.
"For tightlacers, the internet is a haven" -
New article about our experience with the influence of social media on the
acceptance of corseting, by Kastalia Medrano,
Jan. 21, 2016.
ROMANTASY corsets and guest blog featured in Feb. 2016
on noted romance writer
Check out her paperback book
Corseting the Earl.
"Corset Magic: A Fun Guide to Trim Your Waist
and Figure" by ROMANTASY owner Ann Grogan, Online Chat
was held with our waist-training student
Sarah and Ann on
Nov. 2, 2012, sponsored by
Postmedia (Canada, the largest
publisher of English-language
dailies in Canada including the Vancouver Sun,
Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen
and several others).
"20/20", October 12, 2012. Interviewed by reporter
Deborah Roberts who conducted her research wearing a
lovely training corset by ROMANTASY team member Jill
Hoverman; producers Keturah Gray and Sunny
WRFN Radio Free Nashville, May 11, 2006,
interviewed for "The Nashville View" by client
LauraBeth, and colleague Roxanne, on corsetry for the
transgendered. Also streamed on TransFm, Boston.
Discovery TV Health Channel, April 3 and 4, June
5 and 6, 2005, featuring the ROMANTASY Gender Image
Salon as part of a two-hour series on sex change
Discovery TV Travel Channel, "Eye of the Beholder,"
show on modern-day corsetry, filmed May 6, 2003 and aired
shortly thereafter in the US, producer
Serina Yang, filmed at ROMANTASY'S location in San
Francisco, pictured at bottom of this page.
Discovery TV Channel, "Eye of the Beholder"
aired in England on March 1, 2, and 7, 2004.
Maury Povich Show, New York, 1996.
PRINT - MAGAZINES and ONLINE - International
An article in the London Independent from 1997,
featuring our friend and model Pandora Gorey, of
tight-lacing corset fame.
Fashionable Lingerie (Russian fashion magazine),
June 18, 2007 Issue, "Fashion Industry"
If you read Cyrillic, check outthis page
(London transgender magazine), Issue
5, October, 2003, reprint of article from ROMANTASYS
book (1st ed. to be published 2004), Corset Magic: A
Fun Guide to Trim Your Waist and Figure -
PRINT - MAGAZINES and ONLINE - National
Body Magazine, February 2008,
"Waist Training sheds weight".
See our Letter to the Editor printed in the online
McPete Sez newsletter August, 2008, "For the Reader"
section seen here.
Body (NYC magazine for the lingerie wholesale
trade) - February, 2008 issue featured an interview with
owner Ann, "Waist-Training Sheds Weight".
ROMANTASY has been reviewed in the third edition
of the Schmap San Francisco Guide, the latest update in
a series of 200 digital travel guides profiled by the
Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Time
Magazine and many more. To see the review for
ROMANTASY, please visit this page.
, "Esprit Gala returns to
Port Angeles", May 18, 2006 by Andrew Binion,
featuring our "Basics of Style" workshop presented
at the Esprit (transgender) annual conference.
Peninsula Daily News, Pt. Angeles, WA,
2005 - "Transgender visitors gussy up for Esprit Gala"
by Andrew Binion (featuring our "Basics of Style"
Transgender Community News (Pennsylvania
Renaissance Transgender Association) March 2003 Issue,
reprint of article from Corset Magic.
Hustler Forum, May 2002, Bound to Please: The
Erotic Allure of Corsetry by Don Vaughn Penthouse
Online Variations, February 2001.
All the Beautiful People! (The official newsletter
of the Carolina Trans-Sensual Alliance), March 1998
The Benefits of Corsetry, by Ann Grogan
PRINT - MAGAZINES and ONLINE -
Bay Area Reporter On the Web, Vol.
36, No. 4
January 26, 2006, "TGs Celebrate at Cotillion"
Ms. TGSF '06, our corset client and friend, Jennifer
Anderson, who won the title this year, and also our
corset client and friend, outgoing Ms. TGSF '05,
Jennifer Siohban Kennedy. We were pleased to be asked to
advise the new Ms. TGSF prepare for competition, on the
issues of fashion, stage presence, posture, and
articulation of her goals for the organization.
Xpress Online (San Francisco State Online
Magazine), April 3, 2002, Break out the Fainting Couch
by Kim Hayden.
Sacramento Business Journal, August 11,
2002, "Comeback of the Corset" by Kelly Johnson
SF Observer, April 2000, "Corset Retailer Sees New
Sales Venue's Potential" by Justin.<
, Dec. 18, 1997, February 12, 1998,
"Give them the Earth" by Eric M.
Rose, a report on Romantasy boutique and lingerie
designer Flora Nikrooz.
SF Frontiers, Nov. 6, 1997,
"Free market", Romantasy
moves business to the Castro.
PRINT - NEWSPAPERS - National
Pt. Angeles Daily News, "Esprit Gala returns to
Port Angeles", May 18, 2006 by Andrew Binion, featuring
our "Basics of Style" workshop presented at the Esprit
(transgender) annual conference.
PRINT - NEWSPAPERS - Bay Area
The Channel (SF transgender newsletter), March
2004, reprint of article from ROMANTASY'S book, Corset
San Francisco Examiner, February 2, 2003,
Designing on a curve: creating a corsetry niche in The
City's fashion industry by Thomas Roderick.
San Francisco Examiner, February 12, 2001, article
on the place for romantic shopping, by Anne Crump.
Sacramento Business Journal, August 11, 2000.
Comeback of the Corset by Kelly Johnson.
San Francisco Observer, April 2000, 21st Century
Technology Boost Sales of Ancient Garment by Justin
San Francisco Downtown, February 2000, Fit to be
tied by Brooke Leigh Hansen.
SEMINARS, FASHION SHOWS, & PRESENTATIONS -
Esprit Conference, May 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, Pt Angeles, WA Red
Lion Hotel, The Corset Diet, Basics of Corsetry,
Basics of Style presentations.
Tiffany Club's First Event, January 2005, Crown
Plaza Hotel, The Corset Diet, Corsetry 101, and
The Basics of Style and Fashion.
Southern Comfort Conference, September 2004,2006, 2007,
2008, 2009, Atlanta, The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover
without Surgery--Or Suffering!, September 2008, 2009, 2010 Crown \
Plaza, Atlanta, "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat,"
" So You've Been Around the Block, and Still Get
Mensa National Conference, July 2004, Las Vegas
Paris Hotel, The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover
without Surgery--Or Suffering!
Lifestyles National Conference, July 2004, Las
Vegas Stardust Hotel, The Secret Eroticism of
SEMINARS, FASHION SHOWS, & PRESENTATIONS -
Tr-Ess San Diego (1995), "The Corset Diet".
Tri-Ess Los Angeles (Jan. 8, 2005), The Corset
SEMINARS, FASHION SHOWS, & PRESENTATIONS - Local
North West Leather Conferences May, 2012, 2008,
"The Discipline of Waist Training".
Carla's Beauty Magic Day, September 18, 2004,
San Jose, The Corset Diet and Let Your Light Shine
Cal Dreamin 04, April 2004, San Jose,
The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover without
Surgery--Or Suffering!; also Cal Dreamin April 27,
98, 00, and 01.
A short slideshow of some of
our candid corset images of happy ROMANTASY clients
from our friend Dave in Canada:
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