20 Corset Outfit Ideas That Will Take Your Street Style Game to The Next Level
Dating back to the late 1400s, the corset is a controversial garment with a rich history that has slowly but surely made its way back into our closets! The last time we saw the revival of the waist-snatching and bust-defining top was back in the 90s. Just like many other trends of that era, like tartan fabrics, tailored suits and band T-shirts, the corset quickly rose in popularity. Bella Hadid and Hailey Bieber are some of the big names who have turned the undergarment into their street style staple. Fashion houses like Fendi and Alexander McQueen have also cemented the star status of this fashion item which has become the highlight of their latest collections. Undoubtedly daring yet incredibly chic and as it appears – timeless, the corset has become the latest street style obsession we simply can’t get enough of! If you too want to rock the streets like a Hadid, browse through our selection of the hottest corset outfits and get inspired for your next GRWM outfit check!
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Street Style Corset Outfit Ideas
The corset may be a garment of historical importance, but it’s safe to say that its design has changed drastically over the years. Heavily influenced by fabric innovations and current fashion leaning more towards comfort and function, the diversity of this item has become unparalleled. Whether it’s worn as a statement piece or an accessory, the corset never fails to add a touch of effortless sophistication to any outfit. Keep reading and find inspiration for styling one of the biggest fashion trends of 2023!
Mix & Match Patterns
Pattern matching is an intricate art form which, when executed right, has an awe-inspiring effect. Take one of the most prominent trends of the year – tartan – and pair it with a contrasting vertical stripes corset. Adding a white button-up shirt underneath will break up the two patterns and balance out their intensity.
90s Grunge Corset Outfit Ideas
Add some edge to your street style by pairing a black leather biker corset with baggy cargo pants. The slimming effect of the corset allows for pairing with wide-leg trousers which adds more dimension to your outfit.
Pair your Corset with Joggers
Who said that joggers can’t be stylish? This monochromatic look breaks down all boundaries and simply oozes comfort and effortless elegance. A textile corset top can easily be introduced to your everyday style. The simple design and comfortable soft fabric make it incredibly versatile. If you want to take it up a notch, simply add a pair of high heel shoes to the mix and you’re ready for brunch in the city!
Add a Pop of Color
I’m thrilled to see some of my favorite 90s trends coming back this year, and this outfit is their absolute embodiment! Oversized baggy denim jeans and tailored pieces like this striped shirt are definite essentials in any street style capsule wardrobe. Neons are going to be HUGE this year, so this hot pink corset with matching sunglasses is spot on! The bedazzled details and the sparkly Prada bag add a sense of playfulness and overall – this outfit is a win in my book!
Express your bold personality with unexpected texture and pattern combinations. Take notes from this textbook execution of a satin flower pattern corset layered on top of a knitted vest paired with an oversized denim jacket. The trick here is to find some coherence within the colors. This is why the plaid pencil skirt looks so well in this mix. It’s a neutral color that individually works with every single piece of the outfit.
Layer on Top of Outwear
Only suits allowed in the office? No problem! Simply layer your corset on top of your blazer. This look may not be at the top of the comfort and practicality scale, however, it’s a statement not many people would dare to make!
Tie-Dye and Chrome
Rules are meant to be broken and this outfit shows us how to do it in style! This two-color tie-dye textile corset seems to mix unexpectedly well with a pair of metallic high-waisted pants! Casual at the top and party at the bottom – we’re absolutely here for this mismatched moment!
All-White Summer Look
This white crochet corset top is a stunning reimagination of the classic silhouette that’s perfect for the warm summer months! The baggy parachute pants we keep seeing all over social media are not going anywhere just yet! Make sure you get your hands on a pair because their styling potential is wide, and we have the receipts to prove it!
Check Out More Ways to Style a Corset
Vintage White Garter Corset Paired with a Leather Coat and Checked Trousers
Red Underbust Corset Layered on Top of a Drop Down Shoulder Blazer
Hot Pink Suit with a Metallic Gray Corset
Black Vintage Underbust Corset and Bodychains Worn on top of a Blue Tailored Suit
Matching Black Velvet Mini Skirt and Corset on Top of a Flared Shirt
Date Night Outfit Idea – Black Corset Paired with High-Waisted Flared Pants
Casual Street Style Outfit – Sheer Corset, Baggy Blue Jeans and a Leather Jacket
Faux Leather Underbust Corset on Top of a Long Flannel Dress
Vintage Baby Blue Corset with a 50s-Inspired Headwrap and Pearl Necklaces
Black and White Outfit with an Underbust Corset on top of an Oversized White Shirt