This is perhaps the corset style chosen most frequently
for smoothing the hipline and for best lower tummy control.
Modern day styles avoid the exaggerated "Gibson Girl"
swayback silhouette and accomodate for an active lifestyle
and straight body posture. It's a perfect style for under
wedding dresses to ensure the lower torso remains
smoothly shaped and controlled.
Our standard and most popular
shapes, details, and measurements unless you specify differently
the back top edge will stop at the bra height while the
center bottom half from waist down is about 5". The center front will
have a gentle rise and the bottom edge will drop low over
the side hips and descend sufficiently low and be rounded
in front to cover the tummy. Binding will
be in the same color as your corset fabric. The sidefront rises
to just under the bra underwire
(or a man's chest swell). Under the arms from the waist down,
the corset is approximately 7" standard measurement.
The back top edge will stop at the bra height while the
center bottom half from waist down is about 6".
Regarding measuring, please start by wearing lingerie or
a bathing suit, then tying a ribbon around your waistline.
always better to have someone take your measurements
then report the average. Be sure you measure snugly
at the waistline, and nicely around the rib cage with arms
down, and pelvis. Be sure that you also measure from
centerfront of your body to the corset bottom,
sufficiently low to cover the lower tummy while both
standing and sitting.
Note that if your centerfront
waist to top measurement exceeds 1.34" higher than your
sidefront waist to underwire or chest swell, this constitutes
a "sharp point" style and will incur the noted $50 upcharge.
Typically that measurement will only be 1" taller as
Note also that we rely on your
accuracy and measurements to construct your corset and
therefore cannot be responsible if you mis-measure. You
may send front, side and back torso photos via
you wish our review of your procedure. Should you require
more detailed and frequent email
assistance with other styles and options, please consider
our Service Options.
Regarding custom orders and as stated in our
Terms and Policies
of sale, once you place a Shopping Cart order there can
be no refund of any deposit or your purchase price upon
later cancellation of your order for any reason.
Therefore, please choose carefully before you place a
custom order. If you have questions, do not hesitate to
email us View
Classic Line Fabrics fabrics available.
(Corset modeled below by Mary, in ivory and mauve floral Chinese silk brocade by Sheri.)
Corset in gold rose Chinese silk brocade by Sheri; Model: Ana; Photo: (c) Tom Preston 2005.
Underbust Edwardian Corset (Longline Style)
Quantity in Basket: none
Shipping Weight: 16.00 pounds
Corset in fu dog Chinese silk brocade by Sharon.
Corset in white cotton-backed satin by Sue.
Corset modelled by Jeanette, in beige paisley Chinese silk brocade by Sue.