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   Measuring for a corset:

If possible have someone else measure you. You should wear a good (new) bra. Please, measure in centimeters, *those are the little numbers on your measuring tape, please do not convert inches into metric for this* - centimeters are more accurate. Please let me know if you are aware of any particular figure features or concerns. 

1 Bust_______measure across the nipples, all the way around

2 Under the bust_______measure just under the bust, tightly all the way around your chest

3 Waist_______Tie a string or belt around your waist to determine the narrowest spot, measure there, all around

4 Hip_______Measure all around about 4 inches below your waist line

5 Side_______Measure from your armpit to your waist line, this will determine the length of your corset


Please let me have your height ________


If you need a specific corset style - ______________

or let me pick the right style for you _____________

Please let me also have your age:__________(I won't tell)  



City: ____________________________ State & Zip: __________

Phone Number: (____) _______________


Ordering Your Corset:

To Order:
To add your corset order to the waiting list, please send a deposit of at least $95 together with your measurements and shipping address (click here to fill our your measurements via a printer friendly version or send via e-mail).

You may pay by check (preferred) or through Paypal.com. The turn around time for corsets is usually about 12-13 weeks, but up to 16 weeks in spring and summer. You can have your corset rushed for an additional $50, this includes an upgrade to Express shipping if necessary; then the deposit has to be at least $145. RUSH orders will be turned in 4 weeks after receipt of the order and deposit, unless there are exceptional circumstances. Please check for time needed on RUSH orders which require hand-detailing.

We charge a flat fee of $8 for shipping and handling (US), inquire for shipments of more than one corset.

Most items ordered from Originals by Kay are returnable for full or partial refund or store credit. The amount of the refund depends on the timely return of the items and their condition upon arrival here. Shipping cannot be refunded. Check refunds can only be made once your check has cleared my bank (usually 2 weeks after receipt). If you have paid for your item through PayPal and if you require a refund (not a store credit), I will retain 4% of the payment to cover the fees I am charged by Paypal.

Paypal payment:

If you prefer to pay using the PayPal service, please include the measurements in the message box provided there. If the email address for the PayPal account is different from your usual email address, please let me know! Please make payments to KGnagey@aol.com

Check Payment:
If you prefer to pay by check, please mail checks and measurements to:

Originals by Kay
721 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
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