I Wasn't Sure How to Wear a Corset, But Think I Figured It Out

I’ve been trying to wrap my mind around how to wear a corset for a while now. The trend is definitely here to stay, but how exactly are fashion girls pulling it off? Sifting through street style photos, it occurred to me that it all comes down to layering. Whether you add yours over a tailored blazer and jeans or use it to cinch a dress, it’ll look coolest when added as a shape-defining piece. Here, see 11 fashion girl–approved corset outfits you’ll want to repeat.

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Step up the blazer trend by adding a leather corset over one.

Add some shape to an oversize dress.

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Break up a monochrome outfit with another color.

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PVC is everywhere right now.

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Bella Hadid is also a fan of this style.

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Taking suiting to another level.

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Fashion-forward and cool.

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Unexpected leather corsets are the runaway hit on the street style scene.

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Add a waist-cinching effect.

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You can also try a corset underneath your jacket.

Go for a monochrome look.