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Preview of 2008 collection

Scoundrelle's Keep is offering a limited line of steampunk clothing to accent our custom corsets.

August 1st, 2008 (This coming Friday), We will be holding our first full fashion show, as a part of Kakkoi Con in Minneapolis, MN. Seven outfits will walk the runway, introducing our new clothing styles! In celebration of this momentous occasion, we are also offering 10% off all of our custom corset orders, through August 3rd, including our Charlotte line of economy cinchers! Please look behind the cut for other preview photos.

Contact us today at scoundrelle@gmail.com for all of your custom corset and clothing needs!

Heather Luca


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Jul. 27th, 2008 04:41 pm (UTC)
Those are absolutely fabulous! I really, really like the first one. What is that one going for?

Edited at 2008-07-27 04:41 pm (UTC)
Jul. 27th, 2008 04:45 pm (UTC)

I typically charge around $330 for that corset (a Sabine style) for long distance orders, custom made to the individual's measurements.
Jul. 27th, 2008 04:44 pm (UTC)
Your designs are absolutely gorgeous!
Jul. 27th, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
Really gorgeous, I love the first one. :)
Jul. 27th, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
Lovely. 8-]
Jul. 27th, 2008 05:12 pm (UTC)
On the one in the 1st picture,

Could you make that as a waist chincher for a guy? and what measurements would you need
from me. (thinks it would go great with my brown kilt)
Jul. 27th, 2008 05:54 pm (UTC)
Theoretically its possible, but I'd have to redesign the yoke for a male figure, and that's best done in person. You don't happen to be local to Minnesota, hmm?
(no subject) - chiefted - Jul. 27th, 2008 09:46 pm (UTC) - Expand
Jul. 27th, 2008 05:37 pm (UTC)
ohhhh...i want =[
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:50 pm (UTC)
Most of my designs will be going up for sale after my 2nd fashion show on September 26th. Watch for sales posts! :)
Jul. 27th, 2008 05:49 pm (UTC)
I ADORE the last one!
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:50 pm (UTC)
The very last photo is one of my Charlotte cinchers, available for the penny-pinching, fashion friendly crowd :) It is made from the same materials as the corset dress in the photos just above it. I love them both, and wish that they fit me!
(no subject) - obsydian - Jul. 29th, 2008 11:35 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - scoundrelle - Jul. 30th, 2008 01:03 am (UTC) - Expand
Jul. 27th, 2008 06:02 pm (UTC)
Oh baby! Can't WAIT to see your stuff on Friday!!!!

Also, a question: What grommet setter do you use, and do you love it? I make so much stuff with lace-up details that I think it would be a good investment!
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:31 pm (UTC)
It is without a doubt one of the best investments I've made (aside from a Juki industrial sewing machine). It is an Osborne grommet setter, and I got it from Farthingales (www.farthingales.on.ca)

I do offer rental time for my grommet setter as well, so if you have 00 grommets you need to set, you can come over to my place and rent it per hour or whatever, for a nominal fee.
(no subject) - milkypop - Jul. 29th, 2008 07:14 pm (UTC) - Expand
Jul. 27th, 2008 06:04 pm (UTC)
those are just beautiful, and the photography is lovely. I wasn't at all sure what to make of kakkoi.
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:49 pm (UTC)
Kakkoi will be fun. One week till craziness ensues!
Jul. 27th, 2008 06:09 pm (UTC)
Vey nice clean lines!! Love the simplicity which shows off your draping and patternmaking skills. Too bad you're in Minnesota, so I can't see it in person.
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:44 pm (UTC)
There will definitely be more photos to follow, and from what I hear I will be able to get a good video of my runway show as well, so hopefully everyone will be able to see it!
Jul. 27th, 2008 06:10 pm (UTC)

*chin drops*

That brown corset is LOVELY. I wish I could carry off underbust corsets. Having been blessed with extra amounts of cleavage, I'd look like a porn reject. That corset though....I'd want it anyways.
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:44 pm (UTC)

I totally understand. I made one of the Sabine corsets for myself a couple of years ago, and with F sized breasts I looked like I belonged in a Hentai.
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Jul. 27th, 2008 06:32 pm (UTC)
Wow~ I really want that first corset :). That brown skirt is quite delicious as well.
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:48 pm (UTC)

OT but i love your victorian bunny :)
Jul. 27th, 2008 06:38 pm (UTC)
The first picture is amazing.
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:48 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I was almost a photographer... then I fell into fashion :)
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Jul. 27th, 2008 07:48 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much!
(no subject) - ferox - Jul. 27th, 2008 08:00 pm (UTC) - Expand
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:50 pm (UTC)
May I ask if you have a website, so that we can see further examples of this gorgeous work? It'd be great to know how we can purchase your stuff!
Jul. 27th, 2008 07:52 pm (UTC)
sure thing - www.scoundrelleskeep.com

I don't have the apparel portion of the website running yet, as these posts are just a preview to whet the appetite of those out there who are interested :) I hope to have most of it up and available by the 8th of August.
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Jul. 27th, 2008 07:55 pm (UTC)
Amazing! beautiful in design and execution. I look forward to seeing more!

Do you ever experiment with asymmetry in your designs?
Jul. 27th, 2008 08:04 pm (UTC)
XD your brown skirt is exactly like a long version of an underskirt I'm making!!

can't wait to see it all in person! <3
Jul. 27th, 2008 08:18 pm (UTC)
I want to know your secrets @A@

I'm plannig a corset in the future (not for steampunk) and I'm afraid it's gonna end up a wrinkled mess. I know to buy steel boning, but I've seen even some boned corsets turn out wrinkled. ;~; Help a brother out?
Jul. 27th, 2008 10:33 pm (UTC)
Go lurk around corsetmemories, they know (almost) all the answers :)
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Jul. 27th, 2008 08:37 pm (UTC)
Now THAT'S how it's done!!
Jul. 28th, 2008 03:48 am (UTC)
Aww, thanks! I'm glad to see I'm doing it right. Its very natural to me, I've been doing steampunk for myself for so long... Its nice to be able to share it with others.
Jul. 27th, 2008 08:37 pm (UTC)
OMG that's stunning. When I graduate from school and get a job I'm going to invest in a nice corset.
Jul. 28th, 2008 03:47 am (UTC)
I'll be waiting :) I love making this stuff!
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Jul. 28th, 2008 03:47 am (UTC)
*grins* I have some nice black pinstripe fabric in stock.....

*tempts you with shinies*

thanks for the kind words :)
Jul. 27th, 2008 09:23 pm (UTC)
Oh my God, that first corset is absolutely gorgeous!
I'm so tempted to buy that right now, but college tuition is coming up right around the corner D:
Jul. 28th, 2008 03:46 am (UTC)
If you have any extra in your student loan, let me know *winks*

naw, corsets aren't school supplies. no matter how you look at it. LMAO.
(no subject) - mokonekochans - Jul. 29th, 2008 06:03 pm (UTC) - Expand
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Jul. 28th, 2008 03:45 am (UTC)
www.scoundrelleskeep.com is the online store. I work from home to keep costs down, but as demand grows, we'll see where it all goes. I've been making corsets for clients for 5 years now, and only recently expanded to feature my steampunk designs. I've been designing steampunk fashion for myself for 6 or 7 years, and its nice to finally share it with others!
Jul. 27th, 2008 10:18 pm (UTC)
there are no words... merely drool and a supreme wish i had someone to buy these for... absolutely FANTASTIC design.
Jul. 28th, 2008 03:43 am (UTC)
thanks so much! im sure many a pretty lady would love to have you buy one of these for her :)
Jul. 28th, 2008 12:35 am (UTC)
I'm wishing I had the money right now to get one...
Jul. 28th, 2008 03:43 am (UTC)
*grins* keep me in mind when you reach a windfall :)
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