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Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

  • How long will it take to get my corset?
    All corsets from our shop are made-to-order and take from 3 to 8 weeks to be made, depending on the processing time chosen. Custom orders for overbust corsets and dresses will vary depending on the complexity of the garment.
  • Do you offer payment plans for your corsets?
    Of course! Payment plans are available upon request for any order. However, no finished garments will be shipped to the customer until the full payment is received. Email us at to receive your first invoice.
  • Do you have a retail store?
    No. RetroFolie is an online business based in Quebec, Canada.
  • I want a specific painting on my corset, is it possible?"
    That is our specialty! When ordering your corset through our website, write the name of the painting chosen in the "Choice of painting" box. RetroFolie only uses paintings that are copyright free/public domain. Your corset will either be pattern-matched or not (depending on the style you choose). Placement of the painting will be done at our discretion. If you have any specific request, include it in the "Choice of Painting" box. Visit our gallery for ideas at
  • Which measurements will you need to make my corset?
    Almost all corsets are made-to-measure. Please refer to the guide in the images of each listing and follow the instructions carefully.
  • I want a full custom RetroFolie piece, how do I proceed?"
    If you would like to commission an overbust corset, a dress, or a wedding gown, the first step is to get in touch via our request form.
  • How do I care for my corset?
    If you need to wash your corset, we suggest dry cleaning only. We strongly advise against wearing your corset directly against your skin. Wearing a chemise, tank top or dress underneath will keep your corset safe.
  • What is your return policy?
    We do not offer any exchanges or returns since every corsets are custom fit for each customers. RetroFolie is not responsable for incorrect measurements provided by the customer. We make all corset with the information given.
  • Is everything handmade?
    RetroFolie is a women owned slow fashion business and all our corsets are entirely handmade in Canada.
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