Rock the Corset Trend

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There’s a trend that’s popping up all over the place, from the runways to the streets. It’s the cinched waist, best represented by the corset. Although it can be a flattering look, it takes quite some know-how to pull it off.

But if you fancy trying this trending style, we’ve taken the guesswork out rocking the look. Whether you like the tailored look with a corset or a lace-up corset over a dress, there’s a version or two for you.

We’ve assembled 9 outfits to inspire you, as well as all the details for similar pieces that will help you recreate the look yourself. For a cinched-in Spring, check out these looks.

The wide cotton corset over a dress

Layer a wide, cotton corset over a dress with a nipped-in waist for a sleek silhouette.

A lace-up corset over a blazer

Choose a slimmer lace-up corset to wear with a tailored blazer to enhance your figure.

Gingham with a slim corset-style

For a simple expression of the look, try a slim lace-up corset over a dainty gingham dress for the maximum in the feminine.


The tailored look

Pair a button-down shirt with a wide corset for a classic tailored look.

Flouncy and feminine

Pull a corset over a tunic blouse and flowy skirt for a flirty look.

The structured look

Pair tailored separates and add a bustier to pull it all together.


This fresh white dress has a built-in corset to emphasize your shape.

PVC meets power suit

Take your power suit to the playful level with a PVC corset and nail the plastic trend.

The feminine utility

Topping a utility jacket with a lace-up corset is fashionably feminine.