Myths about Corsets

  As with many things that are popular and dramatic, corsetry and waist training come with their fair share of myths and tall tales. Corsets have been a staple in fashion for centuries, be it for modesty, shaping, sex appeal, drama or what have you. These myths range everywhere from...

How to Measure for a Corset

  Before you start corseting, you want to be confident that you are using a corset that fits well. Unlike many mass produced corset sites, Violet Vixen offers a new size option for every two inches, rather than every four inches, so that you can find an EXACT fit, but you will need to know your measurements.

Waist Training Basics:  How to Find the Right Corset

One of the most frequently asked questions people have is, “How do I find the right corset if I want to start waist training?” Well, this blog article is going to explain the basics of choosing a corset that fits your needs, wants and fulfills all expectations!

How to Properly Season a Corset

A lot of ensuring that a newly purchased corset fits properly lies in the hands of the wearer. Seasoning your corset allows your corset to warm up and take your shape, but it also allows you to warm up and acclimate to being cinched in.

About Violet Vixen and our staff

Violet Vixen has been around since 2012. The founder, Violet Vixen herself, was a burlesque dancer and blogger. She had trouble finding corsets and costume pieces that were high-quality...