Our Corsets are Handmade in Canada
Photo by Darryl Humphrey, Model Elyse Levesque
Lace Embrace corsets combine the highest skill known to the art of corset making. We are dedicated to the time honored traditions of corsetry, actively working with historical and modern designs. With over 19 years of training and experience, our understanding and enthusiasm of corsetry is constantly expanding.
The Grand Corset Ball
To those who desire an elegant figure, we offer our corsets as the unequaled expression of this elusive form with individual corsetry. With the many variations of the human form, no number of stock styles or sizes could meet all requirements. Each figure compels personal attention that can only be provided with a made-to-measure corset.
You may be assured that in dealing with Lace Embrace Atelier Inc. your inquiries, requests or orders will receive intelligent and courteous attention. For many years our interests have been largely concerned with designing, making and selling of corsets. We have in a word, made exhaustive study of the corset and it’s relation to the comfort and appearance of the modern woman.
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Lace Embrace at the Tyra Banks Show
We are the corsetieres for Cathie Jung, Guinness Record holder for the World’s Smallest waist measure of 15″. Cathie and Melanie were on the Tyra Banks show talking about corsets. Watch the Lace Embrace Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.
Lacing the Corset
One should never rush when putting on a corset. Time and care should be taken to gently mold the figure. Proper adjustment of the corset places the body into correct poise and brings out the best lines of the figure. Corsets are delivered with garters attached (if ordered) and laced up the back with two loops located at the waist.
1. Before putting on your corset, loosen the laces so there is a gap of 4-6″.
2. Place the corset around you (preferably over a tank top or slip, not next to bare skin) and fasten the front busk beginning with one of the middle clasps. The label is at the top of the corset and the lace ends are tied in a bow at the bottom.
3. Ensure the corset is properly aligned on the body with the busk running straight down the center front and the waist tape positioned at the smallest part of your waist.
““I have received the corset, and I must tell you that it’s the most wonderful thing I’ve ever had! It’s perfect and beautiful! You did an excellent work! I have to thank you so much!!! Thanks,thanks,thanks” Ilaria – Italy
“Dear Melanie, I can’t explain all what I want to say to you…My English is not too well for that…I just say to you I cried…Because it is so beautiful, well fitted and historic…I could never want more…Your job is so perfect, so amazing! The shape is perfect, the look is authentic in all the way!! Thanks for your work, your patience, your talent, your skills, your knowledge and your passion!” Evelyne – Montreal, Canada
“I really love your work and I am very sure that you are in the TOP-3 of the best corset designers of the world.” Tara Martin-Miller, Yahoo! groups Ladies Corset Training & Your Corset Academy
Lace Embrace F.A.Q.
Can I sit/stand/drive/work comfortably in my corset? Will it stand up to wear and tear??
You should think of your corset as a foundation garment which should be comfortable to wear. You wouldn’t wear an uncomfortable bra! If your corset fits you properly, then you should be able to do your day to day activities unhampered. This is includes (but not limited to) breathing, sleeping, sitting, and standing. You should be able to breathe in your corset with no difficulty. You can also eat in your corset, though you may find a reduction in your appetite.