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Correcting Bad Posture

When your posture is good, you are less likely to suffer from back pain. Wearing a corset helps with aching…

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Stella wearing a black and white heart corset

Queen of Hearts

It’s no surprise as to why we’re seeing so many love hearts outside of Valentine’s Day as the rising…

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My Summer Adventures In Aruba Part 2.

My Summer Adventures In Aruba – Part 2

Vacations are a much-needed, well-deserved break from life at work and at home. It is a time to unwind, to…

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Stella in blue corset on red couch

My Summer Adventures in Aruba – Part 1

With stunning blonde beaches, wind-sculpted desert landscapes and miles of azure waters I understand why…

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Stella in white corset and red dress sitting on couch

Corset Myths and Perspective Truths

Historical clothing and costuming are subjects that are littered with misconceptions, fables, myths and lies.…

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Stella in Sea inspired corset leaning on rail looking away

Corset VS Bustier

Although corsets and bustiers look similar to the untrained eye, they are completely different garments,…

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Stella in underbust corset sitting on table.

Are Corsets Meant to be Worn Over or Under Your Clothing?

This is probably one of the questions I get asked the most and my answer is always the same – whichever YOU…

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The #1 Hack to Feeling More Confident

Body language affects how others perceive us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. We express power…

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Stella holding basketball wearing her Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Corset #23 on black background

Hoop Dreams

Hey, hoops fans: are you in the mood to play a little ball or cheer on your favorite team to victory from the…

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Different poses of Jenny Rieu Wearing Somptueux Rieu corset

Jenny Rieu Official – Debut

Get all the details on the Champagne Corsets & Designs article by Jenny Rieu ... Read More.

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Woman in Off-Shoulder Corset with Stones and trees

The Biggest Secret To Hiding Trouble Areas

Many people seem to have something about her or his body they would wish to hide, to cover, or at least…

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Woman in Corset and Red Pants with Stone Background

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Corsets

Over the years I have gotten many questions about corsetry, why I wear corsets and what the hype is all…

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An Intimate Night In

An Intimate Night In

Does anyone else prefer staying in on Valentine’s Day rather than going out to some fancy restaurant where…

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10 Ways Corsets Help Boost Your Confidence

10 Ways Corsets Help Boost Your Confidence

A corset can affect one’s positive self-image, confidence and interaction with others. When you feel…

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Game Day

Game Day

I am kicking off 2019 in my winning game-day corset since Super Bowl LIII is less than one month away! Being…

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A Heavenly Corset

A Heavenly Corset

Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the world's greatest works of art.…

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Experience The Holidays With Confidence

Experience The Holidays With Confidence

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us! Ideally the holidays would be all about popping champagne…

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A Memorable Trip To The Mexican Riviera Part 2

A Memorable Trip To The Mexican Riviera – Part 2

Playa del Carmen is a charming, funky, cosmopolitan, seaside town in the Riviera Maya with beautiful white…

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A Memorable Trip To The Mexican Riviera Part 1

A Memorable Trip To The Mexican Riviera – Part 1

Palm-lined beaches, coral reefs, blocks of shops, restaurants and nightspots ranging from laid-back bars to…

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Feminine Meets Masculine

Feminine Meets Masculine

Textures, prints, masculine and feminine touches come together in earthy, autumnal colors for a look brimming…

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New York Renaissance Faire

New York Renaissance Faire

Over hundreds of years, the bodice, which was initially simply a waist cincher and support, evolved into the…

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Captain America

Captain America

Marvel’s great red, white, and blue freedom fighter and evil smasher has captured the imagination, not only…

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Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

As Halloween creeps closer, there’s an undeniable excitement for all things mischievous, mysterious and dark.…

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Antiquing & Afternoon Tea

Antiquing & Afternoon Tea

My vivid black and red cherry blossom printed corset is a bit dramatic and oh so romantic. A…

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The Plaza Hotel & 5th Avenue

The Plaza Hotel & Fifth Avenue

Blush tones and feminine details are here to stay! Undoubtedly a statement piece, my corset breathes a sweet…

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Charming Collinsville

Charming Collinsville

Collinsville is a historic village in New England and located along the banks of the Farmington River in…

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A Stroll Through Central Park

A Stroll Through Central Park

One of the most recognizable locations in Central Park and New York City is the Bethesda Fountain with the…

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Happy Blogiversary Champagne Corsets!

Happy Blogiversary Champagne Corsets!

One year ago I launched a brand new blog called “How to Wear Corsets in Real Life.” It is very important for…

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My Birthday at the Plaza Hotel's Club Rose

My Birthday at The Plaza Hotel’s Rose Club

In celebration of my birthday in early June, I spent the evening at The Plaza Hotel’s Rose Club in New York…

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Summer Horseback Riding

Summer Horseback Riding

One of the things I loved most about growing up in New England was when my parents used to take my siblings…

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A Day at the Spa

A Day at the Spa

Have you ever felt the need to take a “me day” to rejuvenate your spirit, release tension and simply unwind?…

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Spring is in Full Bloom

Spring in Full Bloom

Enter the season in full bloom in our Multicolor Tropical Floral Lace Champagne Corset. A must-have for the…

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Kick Back & Enjoy The Show

Kick Back & Enjoy the Show

Don’t you just love tilting back, kicking up your feet and sinking into the premium comfort of power…

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A Fairytale Wedding

The bridal gown is one of the most important dresses a woman will wear and as a designer, creating the dress…

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Welcome Warm Weather

Welcome Warm Weather

This time of year is tricky when getting dressed. The weather in New England is so unpredictable I don’t…

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Destination Hartford Exclusive

Get all the details and updates from Stella's exclusive interview with Innovation Destination Hartford.…

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Enchantment Under the Sea

Enchantment Under the Sea

I spent an afternoon at the aquarium and was able to get close to the most beautiful animals in the sea. With…

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Ready, Set, Spring!

Ready, Set, Spring!

Now that winter is officially behind us and spring is here who else is looking to transition their wardrobe…

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Flamenco Ferocity

Flamenco Ferocity

Expressing myself to the world through my personal style is what being a Fashion Designer means to me.…

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Modern Romance - Je T'aime

Modern Romance

Classically confident and irresistibly sensual, this lipstick red plush velvet corset is all I need to make…

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Love, Kisses, and Valentine Wishes

Love, Kisses, and Valentine Wishes

Whether you’re single or taken, if you have a special Valentine’s Day date, or if you’re planning a…

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Champagne Goes to Oxford - Part 2

Champagne Goes to Oxford – Part 2

Saturday night there was a dinner gala with the option to wear a corset and get as dressed up, or not so…

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Champagne Goes to Oxford - Part 1

Champagne Goes to Oxford – Part 1

Imagine a weekend traveling to Oxford, England where Corset Makers from around the world gather, share…

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Super Star Style

Super Star Style

I can’t believe we’re at the start of a new year once again! Over the past few weeks I have really reflected…

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Champagne’s Holiday Party

Champagne’s Holiday Style Guide

The Holidays are officially here! I have to admit, this really is my favorite time of the year from spending…

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Truth About Corsets NYC

The Brutal Truth About Corsets

Over the past few months I have been doing extensive research on ready-to-wear corsets. I’ve sampled known…

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Stella in La Révolution Corset

Utilitarian Chic

In the blink of an eye fall is coming to an end and the winter season is fast approaching us. Before New…

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Style in a Cinch!

Style In A Cinch!

Do you like to draw attention to your curves but still unsure about wearing a corset? Or perhaps you want to…

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A Wedding In The Park

A Wedding In The Park

Surrounded by flowers in full bloom, the leaves on the trees changing colors slightly, and the temperature…

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The Lingerie Journal Spotlight

This month, The Lingerie Journal features Champagne Corsets and Designs and corsetiére Carol Stella with an…

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Frightening Fashion

Frightening Fashion

Halloween is just around the corner and there's nothing more menacing then chains and skulls to get you in…

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Champagne's Ultimate Superhero Guide to Halloween

Champagne’s Ultimate Superhero Guide to Halloween

If you could choose a superhero, who would it be? What superpower do you prefer to have? Today, I need…

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A Great Pairing

A Great Pairing

The end of summer when the days are sunny and best with white, and when the nights are cool and best with…

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New England Farms

New England Farms

I wore this corset paired with green denim pants and tennis shoes for a very comfortable day at the farm. I…

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Corsets & Cupcakes

Corsets & Cupcakes

One of the greatest things about waist training is portion control. So yes I can certainly eat all of my…

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How to Wear Corsets in Real Life

How to Wear Corsets in Real Life

I’m taking MY handmade, couture corsets to the street. I hope to inspire you to make corsets an essential…

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You deserve bespoke

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This February you can read about Champagne Corsets & Designs on inkct.com and in ink magazine.  The…

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Hartford Welcomes Champagne Corsets

Stella gets a warm welcome back to her home town as Champagne Corsets comes to Connecticut. Carol Stella…

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Corset Care

Proper care will extend the beauty and life of your corset. Natural oils, perfumes and deodorants will begin…

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Corsets 101

The parts of a Corset - Vol. I, Part 1 To have a basic understanding of corset owning, caring and designing,…

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Everyday

More and more women are embracing the idea that the corset does not have to be a piece of formal attire in…

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For Men

The corset has more uses than you might think. Not just for women, fashion, art and style, not just for…

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LGBT

Our culture is finally beginning to respect and accept the Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender community. Just…

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Corset History

The true origin of the corset is unclear, but the corset has been an important article of clothing for…

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Health

A corset is a garment worn to hold and train the torso into a desired shape for aesthetic or medical purposes…

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Burlesque

Burlesque, cabaret and vaudeville, these performance arts have been a part of our lives for centuries and…

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Costume

From stage and theatre to Halloween and costume parties and from ren faire to television and cinema, corsets…

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