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Feature: Redefining The Corset

Sinteque in a TO.mTO design

Sinteque in a TO.mTO design

The Corset:  Re-defined & Re-imagined

By: Triston

Berlin, Germany


For over a decade, TO.mTO has produced corsets by hand that have set the bar high while simultaneously following the utmost in quality tailoring traditions. Whether custom designing a corset for a wedding or a fetish ball, TO.mTO has cultivated a following through the attention to the detail and listening to clients to produce unique pieces for the everywoman (and man), from the petite to the curvy to the voluminous.


The woman behind TO.mTO, Tonia Merz, knows her way around a corset.


 TO.mTO corsets

TO.mTO corsets


A perennial favorite among both burlesque performers on stage to the everywoman on the street, Merz has been able to carve her own specific niche in an industry that has been positioned near the frays of fashion and good taste…until now.


 TO.mTO corsets

TO.mTO corsets


 TO.mTO corsets

TO.mTO corsets


These days, it is impossible not to see corsets everywhere you turn. From models on the catwalks all over the world, to music videos from the latest pop star, it is definitely the renaissance of the corset.


Photography courtesy of Jörg Böh (photo I, III); Wild at Heart (II & IV) 


*Triston is a jet-set performance artist, writer and novelist, living between Istanbul and Berlin. You can catch up with Triston on Facebook @TristonNegreaux or on Twitter @ Triston212



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One Response to Feature: Redefining The Corset

  1. Jesica says:

    And such is the beauty of being a woman.

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