I want to say that I just heard about Madame Sher custom made corsets but for some reason I had major deja-vu when seeing their site so maybe I just relearned about them? However, I know I haven't made a post about them yet so I here goes. :)
For awhile now I've wanted a corset. I have a major flabby belly after gaining 65lbs in my pregnancy, yo-yo dieting for years, and now major weight loss. My mid-section isn't necessarily large but just really soft and pudgy, which means finding jeans that don't give me a muffin top while also stay up is a near impossibility!
However, buying one for my specific body type sounds like a near impossibility! I read a nice post over at the Lingerie Addict: Corsetting for your Needs. The problem is that I have too many variables to keep track of! I have a long torso, large butt (but no real hips to speak of), and a very large bust. So how in the world do I manage to fit all of those? Well, a custom made corset seems like the answer!
Then I saw in the comments that there is a professional corset maker right here in Brazil that even makes custom corsets with cups built right into them! The wonder! They even have a shop where I can go in and measure myself in Sao Paulo! I was about to start screaming with excitement, well, until I saw the price...
It looks like the cheapest ones start at around $700 (R$1300!!!!), so definitely not something I can afford right now. :( Honestly, it wouldn't be something that I'd even consider until I hit goal but still... I'm not sure if I'll even be able to afford one then.
But the corsets themselves are gorgeous, like insanely gorgeous.
Now you might be able to see from the middle picture (with the blue corset) a concern of mine. It really looks like the cups are too small for the model because the center gore does not lay flat. I've looked through a number of the pictures and, unfortunately, it seems to be a common issue.
Now, some look like the fit is impeccable
Now, I know that you can send in your measurements yourself or if you live nearby make an appointment for them to measure you. One of the measurements that you're required to send in is your bust
I'd love to talk to the owner and pick her brain but consider the price of the corsets and the fact that they've been featured in many fashion magazines, I have a feeling that she wouldn't have time a talk to a blogger such as myself (unless I was actually buying one!).