The Corset Comeback: How to Incorporate Corset Tops Into Your Modern Wardrobe

The Corset Comeback: How to Incorporate Corset Tops Into Your Modern Wardrobe

Corsets have undergone a remarkable transformation from strict undergarments to stunning fashion statements. Gaâla Paris embraces this evolution with their trendy corset tops collection. Join us in this blog as we explore the captivating designs of Gaâla's corset tops: Eleanor, Amore, and Esme. Embark on a captivating journey through the fascinating history of corsets, exploring their contemporary appeal as chic tops, and master the art of “how to style a corset?” for every occasion.

Gaâla’s cream Esme corset top paired with a high-waisted checkered skirt.


The Evolution of Corsets

From shapewear to fashion, corsets have a rich and intriguing history, dating back centuries to ancient civilizations. They were originally worn as undergarments, designed to create a desired hourglass figure and accentuate the feminine curves. In medieval Europe, corset fashion took on new forms and were made from materials such as whalebone and metal, resulting in extreme waist-cinching and restrictive fashion. 

When Were Corsets Most Popular?

Fast forward to the 20th century, and corsets began to experience a revolution. Fashion-forward women started experimenting with corsets as outerwear, breaking free from the confines of societal norms. The iconic French designer, Jean Paul Gaultier, played a significant role in popularizing corsets as a stylish fashion statement. He introduced Madonna's iconic cone bra corset during her "Blond Ambition" tour in 1990, propelling the corset into high fashion and pop culture.

Pop icon Madonna wearing an iconic cone bra corset during her "Blond Ambition" tour in 1990.


Corsets have taken on a captivating and intriguing role in modern fashion, skillfully blurring the lines between bedroom wear and outerwear. While traditionally associated with intimate attire, modern corset tops have undergone a stylish evolution, transforming into fashionable and versatile everyday wear. Nevertheless, in this transformation, corsets have embraced a touch of daring by expertly striking a delicate balance between sophistication and a hint of risqué, making them all the more appealing to the modern woman.

Gaâla's Modern Take on The Classic Corset

Models posing in corset tops


As we've ventured into the captivating history and evolution of corsets, it's now time to turn our attention to Gaâla Paris's exquisite corset tops designs: Eleanor, Amore, and Esme. Let's delve deeper into their unique features and discover their endless styling possibilities, allowing you to create a statement look that reflects your style and femininity.

Eleanor Corset Top

Brunette girl posing by a Parisian cafe in a silk headscarf and Gaâla black corset top.


Crafted in high-quality upcycled acetate with a comfortable stretch, this exquisite corset top from Gaâla exudes an evening feel with its dramatic sweetheart neckline, making it perfect for special soirees and events where turning heads is a must. The structured design beautifully enhances your natural curves, while silk back laces allow you to cinch the silhouette to your desired preference, ensuring a flattering and personalized fit. The Eleanor Corset Top is designed to flatter both smaller and larger busts.

Amore Corset Top

Paola Cossentino in Italy wearing Gaâla’s crop top and high-waisted trousers.


Embracing the versatility of linen fabric, the Paola Cossentino x Gaala Amore corset top is designed for those with smaller busts. It's the perfect companion for casual outings and brunch dates, providing gentle push-up support and a flattering fit with the addition of adjustable back laces. The linen material adds a touch of relaxed elegance, making it a delightful choice for any laid-back affair. Pair Amore with jeans, high-waisted shorts and trousers.

Esme Corset Top

Paola Cossentino standing against a mirror in Paris wearing Gaâla’s black Esme corset top.


Amore's sister, the Paola Cossentino x Gaala's Esme corset top beautifully balances comfort and style, offering more generous cups for those with bigger chests and Gaâla's signature adjustable back laces. Crafted from the same upcycled linen, it exudes femininity and sensuality, making it a versatile piece that effortlessly transitions from day to night. For a chic daytime look, style Esme under an oversized blazer, and for an evening affair, pair it with a sleek pencil skirt to create a sleek and powerful femme fatale look.

Adjustable Fit with Gaâla's Signature Back Straps

One remarkable feature that unites all Gaâla corset tops is the addition of adjustable back straps. Gaâla understands that every woman's body is unique, and the ability to customize the fit adds a personal touch to each design. This thoughtful detail ensures that every corset top flatters your shape and allows you to move through your day with ease and confidence.

Girl with hair up wearing Gaâla’s Esme cream corset top with adjustable back laces.


The beauty of Gaâla's corset tops extends beyond their feminine design, offering remarkable versatility that allows you to express your style. These corset tops become a blank canvas for creativity, whether pairing with high-waisted bottoms or layering over blouses to create a modern and edgy ensemble, adding a blazer for a touch of sophistication or a flowing maxi skirt to exude a summery and carefree feel. With Gaâla corset tops, the possibilities are boundless, allowing you the freedom to embrace your unique style and make a sexy statement while doing so.

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