*Made in 2 layers of sturdy cotton duck canvas and top layer in stuning silk brocade, with period correct pattern, a very rare fabric!
*white linen lining
* the skirts/tabs covered with leather
* linen ties at the shoulder straps and at the back.
* spiral lacing at the back and at the front, using linen lace
* boned with synthetic whalebone - sturdy and mimicking the qualities of the original whalebone well.
*back lacing and front reinforced with steel bones
* hand worked eyelets for lacing
* generous boned stomacher
*the stomacher has a top pocket in the lining - handy for a handkierchief, money or a phone....
Bespoke stays like these start from £450.
Stays, with closed back, and with the front open to maximum measure: at chest - 34", waist 30", side length 8".
Can be made both smaller or bigger - the double set of lacing allows for quite a versatility!
Best suited to natural measurements of chest 36-40, waist 30-34. Here shown on a size 12(34F) -
Stays, just like corsets, should be comfortable and not restrict your movement. It will take a few wears for the bones to mould to your body, so please do not lace too tight!
UK postage, insured and tracked, inculded.
Please note that wearing an incorrect size or incorrect use of a corset/stays might result in health issues. They can be beneficial in certain conditions - but detrimental in others, so if you have a back/ spine/rib condition please check with your doctor prior to purchasing one. A well fitted corset should feel like a hug and should not cause any discomfort.
If you need a corset/stays to help with any issues, please consult and order bespoke with a profesional medical corsetiere who would be able to design the amount of support suitable to your needs.
It is recommended that only ladies over 18 years old wear and buy corsets.
Prior Attire will not be liable for any medical issues caused by incorrect fit or incorrect/prolonged wearing etc of our corsets/stays.