Today’s trends are anything but straightforward, with corsets, belly chains, and upside-down bikinis all making waves. Ensuring that your wardrobe is up to date can often mean searching for shoppable items in a sea of puzzling options. Where does one actually buy a belly chain? What differentiates regular gym shorts from fashionable gym shorts? Is shopping for an upside-down bikini as difficult as wearing one? Our column Sourced answers all your market-related questions, as well as offers you an endless source of styles that will make snagging today’s top trends easy, so you can spend your precious time learning about the next wave of trends.
If you burned through Bridgerton‘s first season last year, it’s likely that you haven’t stopped thinking about the sultry scenes between Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page) since — or the Regencycore fashion that has inundated the runways and street style.
With that in mind, it’s only normal for its protagonist — the corset — to be on everyone’s mind again, as the second season of Netflix’s most-watched series premieres. And their popularity is only increasing: According to global shopping and payments service Klarna, purchases for corsets are up 407% over the past two months.
Thanks to brands like Christopher John Rogers, Dior, and Gucci, corsets, both lingerie-style options and more wearable alternatives (which you can wear over shirts and dresses), are available everywhere from ASOS to Net-A-Porter.
Shop the Bridgerton way with one of the on-trend corsets ahead. (Crotchless bloomers not included.)
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