How to Style a Corset

How to Style Corsets

With the rise of 19th century-based pop culture such as Bridgerton and Little Women, the corset has officially made it's debut as a top fashion trend. Used even before the Middle Ages, corsets have been utilized as a shapewear solution to thin the waistline for centuries. These garments have a notorious reputation of lacing up a woman and leaving her out of breath. Today, to the relief of all of us girls, they are used as a statement piece in an outfit opposed to a constricting underclothing. Although, they do help give awesome shape to all silhouettes!  

We've styled our Free People Adella Corset Lace Bralettes to create some outfit inspo, so you know just how to buy into this feminine trend! This garment has a bustier silhouette, which was first popularized in the 1950s. Here's how we suggest styling this piece: 

1. Pair With a Graphic Tee

Free People Adella Corset

Capture an everyday edgy look by pairing your corset with a band or retro tee and distressed denim. This looked can be paired with a fun heel or a high top depending on the occasion! 

2. Over a Collared Shirt

Free People Adella Corset

Add a little flair to your workplace garb by throwing a corset over your favorite collared shirt! This combo is perfect to pair with jeans on casual Friday. Plus this look will seamlessly take you from the office to your Friday night plans. 

3. With a Trendy Belt and High Rise Jeans

Free People Adella Corset

Perfect for a night out! Pair your corset top with your favorite denim for a simple look, and take it up a notch with a funky belt and your favorite jewelry. This pairing is sure to turn heads!

The possibilities of a corset top are endless! Blazers, dresses, and loungewear are all options for this statement piece. This trend goes to show that so many styles come back around in different ways. Be sure to tag us in your Free People corset looks at @gliksofficial!

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