corsetiere


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cor·se·tiere

 (kôr′sĭ-tîr′)
n.
One who makes, fits, or sells corsets, brassieres, girdles, and similar undergarments.

[French corsetière, feminine of corsetier, corset-maker, from corset, corset, from Old French; see corset.]

corsetière

(ˌkɔːsɛtɪˈɛə; kɔːˌsɛt-)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a woman who makes and fits corsets

cor•se•tiere

(ˌkɔr sɪˈtɪər)

n.
a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments.
[1840–50; < French corsetière, feminine of corsetier; see corset, -ier2]
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She found fault with her friend's dress, and her hairdresser, and wondered how she could be so chaussee, and vowed that she must send her corsetiere the next morning.
The lineup includes gemologist and jewelry designer Janina Dizon-Hoschka; milliner, fashion designer, and corsetiere Mitch Dulce, whose works have been featured in American TV shows Gossip Girl and The Carrie Diaries; and Australian-born fashion blogger, host, and model Kim Jones.
The Shop That Isn't There A few yards from the school yard gate Was Madame Wilson's Corsetiere, And I was sent there from age eight Two or three times every year To pick up Miss Black's corselette (A corset topped off with a bra), A pale pink garment of some weight.
Their move from a shabby Upper West Side street to an elegant apartment on the East Side, however, was financed not by Adler's science but by Melanie's skill as a corsetiere with her clientele from the most exclusive society.
Rigby & Peller's June Kenton, who became Grantee of Royal Warrant as Corsetiere to the Queen in 1982, said: "There is a common misconception that only large breasted ladies need to be concerned about a well fitted bra.
As corsetiere to Her Majesty, Rigby & Peller have fancy pants sussed but are branching out with a new range of everyday underwear, Essensuals.
As corsetiere to Her Majesty, Rigby & Peller have the fancy pants sussed but are branching out with a new range of everyday underwear, Essensuals.
She was an office worker in Smiths Dock before becoming a housekeeper and then a corsetiere until she retired.