Whether you're seeking full-on Georgian drama and a well and truly snatched waist or simply a nod to trend with a lil' ruched satin detail, this week's team edit has it all.
Oh hi there, sorry we didn’t see you past our boobs being hoisted to high heaven thanks to IRL Bridgerton cosplay- 2021 is looking up! Regencycore is still going strong and its decadence is one that has transcended the high street. The likes of ASOS, & Other Stories and Zara have been flooded with endless corset-style variations, both in steamy underwear form as well as ready to wear tops that simply need a pair of killer jeans, heels and the Covid-19 pandemic to disappear. We can dream.
Corsets are well and truly here to stay in 2021, withfigures from Lyst showing searches for corsets to have spiked by 123 per cent since the show first aired in December. Whether you’re seeking full-on Georgian drama and a well and truly snatched waist (Kim K at the 2019 Met Gala we’re coming for you) or simply a nod to trend with a lil’ ruched satin detail, this week’s team edit has it all.
This style certainly isn’t something in my comfort zone or anything I’ve ever dabbled in before so looking for something I’d be totally comfortable wearing within this trend was key! I found 3 items all varying in degrees of Bridgerton-esque style. First was this gorgeous spring summer white dress which I’d pair with a hat and sandals! I love how crisp and fresh it is.
Next, I liked this velvet style top, which I thought would be nice with some mom jeans or flares.
Lastly is a very stripped down corset-style sweater but still has structure in it. I thought this would be a nice nod whilst also not going too wild.
This outfit is giving me major Summer vibes when fingers crossed we will be able to socialise with friends more again! I love the corset trend and I think it’s super wearable for day and evening wear. I’ve gone for this lovely icy blue corset from Collusion, paired with baggy jeans and some Nike Air Force, it’s a super cute but casual look!
I am so here for all the Bridgeton inspired fashion that is popping up everywhere. Although, at nearly 9 months pregnant a corset is obviously not an option, come next summer I could definitely see myself embracing the trend. Reformation does some really gorgeous modern takes on regency styling, I love their simple dresses and corset tops that look super cool paired with some relaxed jeans and trainers.
Let’s get one thing straight, I am absolutely never wearing anything remotely like a corset in the comfort of my own home, this outfit is one for the first night out or first boozy brunch when we’re able to! I love this wine coloured corset with balloon sleeves and think it would look great with some slightly less formal jeans, with clack and gold accessories. I can’t wait to put an outfit together that more than one person will see!
In my head when I hear corset I think boob plumping, waist tightening red and black sexy clothes only to be worn in the bedroom. So I’m shocked to find out that these are actually daywear.
I’m manifesting being allowed to go to a pub again so I’ve gone for the classic ‘jeans and a nice top’ look ready to be on the wines. Added in some accessories to be the new chic me that I’ll be when we’re out of lockdown.
A sweetheart neckline is as close to corset styling I’m going to get because let’s face it, I rarely wear a bra and a corset screams BRA to me. As much as I’m here for Regencycore, I don’t need my boobs to be tethered to my lingerie, not now, not in lockdown. So, thank you but no thank you. As a subtle nod to the sultry under garm, I’ve gone for a ribbed jumper with a boudoir neckline, so I can team it with my tailored trousers, a blazer and sneakers and not give the DPD driver too much to talk about.
I’m not going to lie the thought of wearing a full-on corset about 12 months into only elasticated clothing feels a bit of a stretch (literally, the fabric will be bursting at the seams) but I LOVE this trend so I’m open to giving it a try. This look is something I’d be wearing if I was hitting the town and frequenting a trendy wine bar on the regular- the thought is almost laughable but I can SEE IT! Black feels very chic and that is an emotion I haven’t felt for a long time so this look feels v exciting. Also, this corset is like a micro hint at the trend because it really does look quite comfortable and non-restrictive, so maybe it will be okay after all!