Belinda Chorley – Celebrity Corsetiere

| June 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Belinda Chorley Celebrity Corsetiere, I recently had the pleasure of interviewing British designer and corsetiere Belinda Chorley, owner and founder of Beyond Burlesque. Equipped with a witty sense of humour and a great deal of insight into a world of supposed glamour, glimpsed by a select few; this gifted couturier left me feeling both impassioned and inspired.

Hitched Couture Helena dress

Gaining recognition in the 80′s as stylist for mainstream bands and artists at the forefront of British pop-culture, such as the Pet Shop Boys and Dead or Alive; a decade later Chorley successfully ran an award-winning fetish and club wear store named ‘Snog on Rocks’. One might argue that ‘Snog on Rocks’ and the repopularisation of corsets during the late 80′s/early 90′s (sparked by the likes of Madonna and Cyndi Lauper) was a catalyst for her later exploration of said restrictive wear. Her clear, unquestionable dexterity, ensured a working relationship with Dame Vivienne Westwood, now spanning over two decades.

Kiera Knightley

Westwood’s renowned ‘Gold Label’ collection providing the designer with a rare, illuminated platform, to showcase exclusive designs of exceptional proportions. Angelina Jolie, Kiera Knightley, Helena Bonham Carter, Nigella Lawson, Leona Lewis and the lovely Dita Von Teese, are but a few of the A List celebrities who’ve been spotted in her gloriously chic creations.

Belinda Chorley – Celebrity Corsetiere

About BB – Beyond Burlesque is a specialist bridal and occasion wear brand, contemporary couture for women who want to look sexy and confident. The label was launched in 2008, driven by the design and production skills of designer Belinda Chorley, ably supported by a network of couture talent and specialist suppliers.

Beyond Burlesque garments are unique creations draped around a corset base exquisitely engineered to enhance the female silhouette. All Beyond Burlesque garments are tailor-made through fittings and design consultations in Crouch End, north London.

When you make an appointment with us, you will meet personally with designer Belinda Chorley to try different styles and discuss the garment you desire. Consultations are free and with no obligation.

Belinda Chorley – Celebrity Corsetiere Article and interview by Gabriella Enriocco  @covermeinhoney

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