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Steampunk waist cinchers are a great way to bring out the most in your outfit. They are adaptable and multi-dimensional in the sense that they can look great as part of many different Steampunk outfits such as a Steampunk pirate or even as part of a more elegant style. This article will help you to pick out the right Steampunk waist cincher for you.
So what is a waist cincher? Well, a waist cincher is a thick/wide belt that is worn around your waist. They are made from elasticated fabric and are worn to create the illusion of a smaller waist. Essentially working as a more comfortable type of corset. Short corsets are essentially what they are, with elastic in the back and some sort of closing on the front such as clasps. As well as giving a slimmer look, they are also known to give extra back support. However, most importantly they will look great as part of your Steampunk outfit and offer a slightly more comfortable alternative to the typical corset.
Corsets and cinchers are an important aspect of women’s Steampunk fashion. They are quite a popular addition to any Steampunk outfit as they are extremely versatile and can easily bring the Victorian fashion element out within your clothing. Wearing corsets and cinchers on top of a blouse for example adds an extra level of badassery that will suit your character at your next convention well. They tend to be in either brown, black, or cream when looking at Steampunk options due to the Steampunk colour palette.
So with the varying options available, let’s take a look at some of the best waist cinchers available on the market:
This waist cincher is beautiful. It is made of cowhide with brown leather stitching and brass hinges on the front and also brass studs and loopholes where the cincher can be tied at the back. It is quite a slim cincher, looking more like a wrestling belt than a corset, but the style will look great at your next Steampunk convention. The…