double layer fabric corset in black brocé and whit satin, it is laced in the back and has no font busk. it is mend to use it as a body shaping belt over a dress or some thing like that. it can be laced tight but not as tight as a standard corset, a belt corset will be pulled in between the ribs and the hip bone and will be uncomfortable to wear. also the shape will be spoild.