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We hung our virtual shingle 13 years ago with a truly beautiful website (thanks to 5d Spectrum ) and the goal to make durable, unique, beautiful custom corsets of the highest quality.  The latest incarnation of our website is www.exquisiterestraint.com

Here’s all the social media you can take… hopefully you’re using a few!

Find us on:
Facebook:  exquisiterestraintcorsets
Instagram: exrezcorsets
Twitter: ExRezCorsets
Tumblr: exquisiterestraintcorsets.tumblr.com
Etsy: exrezcorsets.etsy.com

We offer many sample corsets and new items at special prices in the ExRezCorsets Etsy Store.
Click on any thumbnail below to visit our Etsy Store.

Please contact us with any questions.
After 13 years on the web, we truly appreciate each and every one of you! <3
Stay Beautiful,
Simone, Owner and Designer
Exquisite Restraint Corsets

Exquisite Restraint proudly creates corsets for the TG/cd Community

Some of my first corsets were underbusts and waist cinchers created for our TG/cd girlfriends.

The lovely Vena in a fave photo by Lithium Picnic... find her::: http://www.madaboutvena.com/

The lovely Vena in a fave photo by Lithium Picnic… find her::: http://www.madaboutvena.com/

This valuable experience helped me perfect my patterning and fitting skills for many body types, giving me the satisfaction of creating something that made someone feel beautiful, a bit transformed and able to present the silhouette they desired in clothing they loved. After 13 years, it is still heartening to provide this valuable service to women and men who want to be laced up and have their waist nipped in.

Exquisite Restraint is available in Los Angeles for custom fittings. We can also create a corset for you by email and ship your corset to you. And lastly, we have some specials in the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store.  Just look for listings with “Pick Your Size” in the title and we provide info on ordering from our Size Charts.

Write to us with any questions or concerns or contact us on Etsy.

Stay Beautiful,
Simone
Owner and Designer,
Exquisite Restraint Corsets… True Corsetry for Women & Men since 2001
www.exquisiterestraint.com
http://www.facebook.com/exquisiterestraintcorsets
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ExquisiteRestraint
http://instagram.com/exrezcorsets
https://twitter.com/ExRezCorsets
http://exquisiterestraintcorsets.tumblr.com/
https://myspace.com/amoeba_jane/photos
….Yep! We left a ton of great photos on Ye Olde MySpace!!!

 

New Holiday Etsy Corset Listings and Etsy Corset Couponcode

We’ve relisted two lovely waist cinchers in the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store.
Our favorite silver spiderwebs and a versatile flower print on black satin.

Our fave silver metallic spider webs on black in theExREz Corsets Etsy Store

Black Satin Waist Cincher with silver metallic embroidered Spiderwebs

Want 20% off? Use couponcode KRAMPUSKORSET if you’ve been naughty…. or nice!
Order one as a gift and we can help the lucky recipient pick their size.

Stay Beautiful,
Simone
Owner and Designer,
Exquisite Restraint Corsets… True Corsetry for Women & Men since 2001
www.exquisiterestraint.com
http://www.facebook.com/exquisiterestraintcorsets
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ExquisiteRestraint
http://instagram.com/exrezcorsets
https://twitter.com/ExRezCorsets
http://exquisiterestraintcorsets.tumblr.com/
https://myspace.com/amoeba_jane/photos
….Yep! We left a ton of great photos on Ye Olde MySpace!!!

Black Friday Corsets on Etsy!!!

Happy Turkey Day!
Enjoying your family and friends while shopping from the comfort of your home?
We have a couponcode for the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store… get 25% OFF all listings in our Etsy store!!!
Shop from Wednesday evening through Monday, December 1st, midnight.
Use couponcode BLACKEXREZ for 25% OFF all listings!

 

Write to us with any questions or concerns or contact us on Etsy.
Couponcode expires December 1st at midnight.

Stay Beautiful,
Simone
Owner and Designer,
Exquisite Restraint Corsets… True Corsetry for Women & Men since 2001
www.exquisiterestraint.com
http://www.facebook.com/exquisiterestraintcorsets
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ExquisiteRestraint
http://instagram.com/exrezcorsets
https://twitter.com/ExRezCorsets
http://exquisiterestraintcorsets.tumblr.com/
https://myspace.com/amoeba_jane/photos
….Yep! We left a ton of great photos on Ye Olde MySpace!!!

The Exquisite Restraint Underbust available on Etsy

The underbust corset is probably the most useful and versatile of corset styles. When properly sized and constructed with durable materials, it is a necesssity for tight-lacing and waist training.

We are offering our underbust at a great price, only in the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store.

One from the vaults of Darenzia photographed by Christine Kessler

One from the vaults of Darenzia photographed by Christine Kessler

This is the corset you want to wear as a foundation garment under your wedding dress to lose those last couple of inches.

In your favorite color, the underbust is also stunning as outerwear and always brings wanted attention and curiosity.

Fabric choices in silk dupioni in the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store

Fabric choices in silk dupioni in the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store

 

Please visit the ExREz Corsets Etsy Store, open since 2008, to see our many offerings of in-stock corsets and our classic Underbust at a special price.

 

Interested in a lovely, uniquely designed underbust that goes beyond solid colors? Write to us!

Lovely friends Brie and Jaime modeling their custom underbusts at the Antebellum "Cinch Me" Corset Art Show, May 2014

Lovely friends Brie and Jaime modeling their custom underbusts at the Antebellum “Cinch Me” Corset Art Show, May 2014

Write to us with any questions or concerns. We hope to create something beautiful for you!

Stay Beautiful,
Simone
Owner and Designer,
Exquisite Restraint Corsets… True Corsetry for Women & Men since 2001
www.exquisiterestraint.com
http://www.facebook.com/exquisiterestraintcorsets
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ExquisiteRestraint
http://instagram.com/exrezcorsets
https://twitter.com/ExRezCorsets
http://exquisiterestraintcorsets.tumblr.com/
https://myspace.com/amoeba_jane/photos
….Yep! We left a ton of great photos on Ye Olde MySpace!!!

Your HALLOWEEN CORSET!

It’s almost September, and you know what that means….
Time to plan for HALLOWEEN!    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for most of us…. or Everyday Is Halloween, if you prefer.

Contact owner and designer, Simone, with your design ideas now as orders may take 6  to 8 weeks, depending on how much candycorn the Sweatshop Elves consume. We don’t want you to miss out on any Halloween parties!

Live in Southern California or visiting soon? Schedule a custom fitting! Email Simone to discuss paying a deposit and having a mock-up of your corset ready for your fitting.

We also have many wonderful samples corsets on sale in the
ExREzCorsets Etsy Store          https://www.etsy.com/shop/ExquisiteRestraint
AND a special on our classic Underbust .  This corset is also available in Plus Size and our classic TG/cd style.
Use couponcode EXREZCORSET for 15% at checkout when you purchase through Etsy.

All of our corsets are constructed with proper, durable corset materials.
Make this the Halloween you finally get that corset you’ve always wanted and will continue to wear long after Halloween.
Click our Etsy collage to visit the ExREzCorsets Etsy Store

Do you own an Exquisite Restraint Corset? Call for Corsets! Art Show Opening May 18

One can not live by sewing alone…
I have co-curated “Cinch Me,” the corset themed art show which opens Sunday, May 18 in Hollywood, California.

Do you own an Exquisite Restraint Corset that I created for you?
Do you live in Southern California?

I would be honored and elated if you would come to the Opening of “Cinch Me” at Antebellum Gallery wearing your corset.
May 18 5pm to 8pm

Do come at 5pm… I hear tell of a topless, corseted ukulele player…performers…. a cash bar… I have a feeling Rick Castro, owner and curator, is going to keep us busy!!! The three hours will fly by! The cigarette smokers out front are going to miss all the fun!

I’m so very proud of the mix of photography, drawing and sculpture, in this show, with the high brow next to the low brow, the fetish next to the foolery, craftsmanship and diabolical craftiness… I am grateful to the artists for their work:
Rick Castro, Steve Diet Goedde, Dave Naz, Thom Foolery, Barry Morse, Marta DeCosta, Daniel Hoyt, Asa Fox, Tommy O, Jen Miller, Amber Skowronski, Meaghan O’Keefe, Trish Gum…..
And corsets to be modeled by lovely people:
Ms. Xanthia Pink, Scarlett River, Izzy Schizophrenia, Matty Morbid and Guy Perry…
Readings, Scandal, Corruption, Bodywork, Amusement:
Violet Maven, Darya Teesewell, Clint Catalyst, Barry Morse, Matty Morbid…

Antebellum Gallery
1634 N. Las Palmas
Hollywood, CA 90028
323.856.0667
Rick Castro, owner and curator

ANTEBELLUMSIGN

And P.S…… if you own a corset by another designer, wear it! We celebrate ALL CORSETS! Just get your butt to my art show! : )

Feel free to contact me and hope to see you there!!
Stay Beautiful,
Simone and Exquisite Restraint Corsets
simone ( at) exquisiterestraint.com

Fetish photographer extraordinaire Tommy O blows us away with his photos of Xanthia

Fetish photographer extraordinaire Tommy O blows us away with his photos of Xanthia wearing Exquisite Restraint Corsets

Simone of Exquisite Restraint Corsets teaches corsetmaking at The Sewing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

Simone of Exquisite Restraint Corsets teaches corsetmaking at The Sewing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

A corseted Ron Athey photographed by Rick Castro

A corseted Ron Athey photographed by Rick Castro

Steve Diet Goedde's classic image of Masuimi Max

Steve Diet Goedde’s classic image of Masuimi Max

“Cinch Me” Corset Fetish Group Art Show

I have co-curated a group art show with Rick Castro, owner of Antebellum Gallery in Hollywood, California!

“Cinch Me,” a corset-themed art show in all mediums, will open May 18.
Antebellum, the only fetish gallery in America, is an eclectic treasure and one of my favorite places.  My first visit to Antebellum was for a silent art auction for an artist friend.  Rick and I became acquainted discussing New Orleans artist George Dureau and his important influence on Robert Mapplethorpe’s work and of course, Jack Fritscher’s Mapplethorpe biography, “Assault With a Deadly Camera.” As I saw the worn copies of “Drummer” in Rick’s extensive book collection, I got a a bit of idea of what Antebellum is all about and have only scratched the surface.

I am very excited and humbled to have been given this opportunity.
Now… ON WITH THE SHOW!

 

ANTEBELLUMSIGN
PRESENTS

CORSET FETISH
“CINCH ME”
Emily Dave Naz
(artist~ dave naz)

curated by
SIMONE C. WILLIAMS
&
RICK CASTRO

featuring artists

STEVE DIET GOEDDE  stevedietgoedde.com
MEAGHAN O’KEEFE openwoundfx.com
THOM FOOLERY  theartofthomfoolery.com
MARTA DECOSTA  small-builder-art.tumblr.com
BARRY MORSE
JEN MILLER  locopuff.deviantart.com
RICK CASTRO  castrorick.tumblr.com
SIMONE C. WILLIAMS exquisiterestraint.com
TRISH GUMM
AMBER SKOWRONSKI   amberskowronskiillustration.tumblr.com
TOMMY O  tommyofetish.com
DAVE NAZ  davenaz.com
DANIEL HOYT  dangerninja.com
ASA FOX
AND MORE!

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY
VIOLET MAVEN
MATTY MORBID
BARRY MORSE
CLINT CATALYST  clintcatalyst.com
DARYA TEESEWELL  divadarya.com

LIVE MODELING BY
XANTHIA PINK  xanthiapink.com
IZZY SCHIZOPHRENIA
GUY PERRY

OPENING RECEPTION & CELEBRATION OF SIMONE’S BDAY
MAY 18TH
5PM TILL 8PM

$5 COVER

ADULTS ONLY
DanielH Xanthia
(artist~ daniel hoyt)

 No other garment in the history of fashion has inspired as much ire, fascination or conversation as the corset.  Developed and changed over hundreds of years and through many cultures, the corset supposedly left mainstream fashion around World War I, but it never left our consciousness.  The corset saw the light of day as it was relegated to historical re-enactments and theatre/productions.  To a few, it went underground, darkly and sexually, as it became the very thing revered and desired.  As a fetish, corsetry was transformed into modern, or contemporary, corsetry, eschewing all myths of health concerns and the politics of female oppression.
Yes, people still wear corsets in this new millennia.  Yes, men wear them.  As a vessel, the corset holds our deep fantasies and desires.  As boned armor, it fortifies and liberates.
Please join SIMONE C. WILLIAMS of Exquisite Restraint Corsets & RICK CASTRO for a presentation of 
CORSET FETISH!
OPENS MAY 18TH
(ON EXHIBITION THRU MAY 24TH)
AnteContactDetails
ronback
(artist~ rick castro)
goedde-masuimi01
(artist~ steve diet goedde)
guyperry rickcastro
(artist~ rick castro)

Next Beginning Corsetmaking Class with Simone of Exquisite Restraint

I’m proud to announce I will once again teach a Waist Cincher Making Class at the Sewing Arts Center in Santa Monica, California. http://www.sewingartscenter.com/www/?a=classes&id=1347 starting Saturday June 1, 2013.

This class will be 5 Saturdays in a row, from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Go here for more details… http://www.sewingartscenter.com/www/?a=classes&id=1347
(Instructor Simone’s last name is not White… that’s a typo.)

You will be able to alter a waist cincher pattern (provided in supplies) to fit you. You can bring your own exterior fashion fabric. The rest of the supplies are available as a kit. Your required tools and sewing kit are also listed in ”Download PDF” here: http://www.sewingartscenter.com/www/?a=classes&id=1347 Many supplies are not needed on the first day of class, so don’t panic if you don’t have all of them. I will go over many supplies and needs for upcoming classes as we work on our waist cinchers.

Class registration requires calling and speaking to someone, or visiting in person, http://www.sewingartscenter.com/www/?a=classes&id=1347 Please contact Sewing Arts for registration. I am not able to register you for the class. Sewing Arts Center (310) 450-4300
3330 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, California 90405

Prerequisite for this waist cincher class is the Sewing Arts Beginning Sewing or equivalent. You can describe your own beginning (and advanced!) sewing skills when you call to register for the class and inquire. A major requirement would be familiarity and experience with your own sewing machine.

This will be the fourth time I’ve taught this class and I love it! The classtime is intense and a lot of information is given. I believe that you may learn a few things that will help you with other areas of sewing and costume making. We have a lot of fun at the Sewing Arts Center and we are committed to helping you create and make!

Please call The Sewing Arts Center for further info and to register (310) 450-4300

Stay Beautiful, Simone
owner and designer, Exquisite Restraint Corsets… True Corsetry for Women and Men
www.exquisiterestraint.com

Simone of Exquisite Restraint Corsets teaches corsetmaking at The Sewing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

Dark Pin-up Photographer Bryan Barnes in Bella Morte Magazine with our corsets!

We’re so proud of Bryan’s recent interview in Bella Morte Magazine’s Spring Edition 2013… and one of his models, Jessica D. Emery,  is sporting an Exquisite Restraint waist cincher.
See more of Bryan’s art here::: http://bryan-barnes.com/

Click on Thumbnails for a better view and the complete interview.

Photographer Bryan Barnes shoots Exquisite Restraint Corsets

One more tear sheet for Exquisite Restraint!

Get your copy here::: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/562821

Photography by Bryan Barnes

Exquisite Restraint loves Bryan Barnes!

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