Ann with Maury Povich, after
appearing on his TV show 1998

MEDIA CREDITS
    International
  YouTube Posting: A short slideshow of some of our candid corset images of happy ROMANTASY clients from our friend Dave in Canada: http://www.youtube.com/v/kBpyGoaRiOA
 
TELEVISION & RADIO
    National
   
  • WRFN Radio Free Nashville, May 11, 2006, interviewed for "The Nashville View" by client LauraBeth, and colleague Roxanne, on corsetry for the transgendered. Also streamed on TransFm, Boston.
  • Discovery TV Health Channel, April 3 and 4, June 5 and 6, 2005, featuring the ROMANTASY Gender Image Salon as part of a two-hour series on sex change process, “SeXchange”
  • Discovery TV Travel Channel, March 1,2, and 7, 2004, “Eye of the Beholder” airing in the USA and England
PRINT - MAGAZINES and ONLINE
    International
   
  • An article in the London Independent from 1997, featuring our friend and model Pandora Gorey, of tight-lacing corset fame! 
  • Fashionable Lingerie (Russian fashion magazine), June 18, 2007 Issue, "Fashion Industry"  http://www.modnoe.ru/-- Proving that Eastern Europe and Russia have a keen new interest in modern-day corsetry, Ann was interviewed about her business, her periodic Corset Soiree parties in San Francisco, and her book.: Corset Magic: A Fun Guide to Trim Your Waist and Figure. If you read Cyrillic, check these pages out:
    http://www.modnoe.ru/image.php?img=/magaz/mb/kmb26/KMB_26_Page_065_resize.jpg
    http://www.modnoe.ru/image.php?img=/magaz/mb/kmb26/KMB_26_Page_020_resize.jpg
  • Silhouette (London transgender magazine), Issue 5, October, 2003, reprint of article from ROMANTASY’S book (1st ed. to be published 2004), Corset Magic: A Fun Guide to Trim Your Waist and Figure - Permanently!
  • Body Magazine (New York City), magazine for lingerie dealers, featured ROMANTASY as a vibrant custom corset retailer with a large web presence, in their Feb. issue.
    National
   
  • See our Letter to the Editor printed in the online McPete Sez newsletter August, 2008, "For the Reader" section:
    http://www.mcpetesez.com/august12008-2.htm or the Romantasy website here.
  • Body (NYC magazine for the lingerie wholesale trade) - February, 2008 issue featured an interview with owner Ann, "Waist-Training Sheds Weight".
  • ROMANTASY has been reviewed in the third edition of the Schmap San Francisco Guide, the latest update in a series of 200 digital travel guides profiled by the Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Time Magazine and many more.   To see the review for Romantasy, please visit:  http://www.schmap.com/reviews/112326541
  • Pt. Angeles Daily News, "Esprit Gala returns to Port Angeles", May 18, 2006 by Andrew Binion, featuring our  "Basics of Style" workshop presented at the Esprit (transgender) annual conference.
  • Peninsula Daily News, Pt. Algeles, WA, May 18, 2005 - "Transgender visitors gussy up for Esprit Gala" by Andrew Binion (featuring our "Basics of Style" workshop)
  • Transgender Community News (Pennsylvania Renaissance Transgender Association) March 2003 Issue, reprint of article from Corset Magic
  • Hustler Forum, May 2002, “Bound to Please: The Erotic Allure of Corsetry” by Don Vaughn Penthouse Online Variations, February 2001
  • All the Beautiful People! (The Official newsletter of the Carolina Trans-Sensual Alliance), March 1998 “The Benefits of Corsetry,” by Ann Grogan
    Bay Area
   
  • Bay Area Reporter On the Web, Vol. 36, No. 4 January 26, 2006, "TGs Celebrate at Cotillion" showcases Ms. TGSF '06, our corset client and friend, Jennifer Anderson, who won the title this year, and also our corset client and friend, outgoing Ms. TGSF '05, Jennifer Siohban Kennedy. We were pleased to be asked to advise the new Ms. TGSF prepare for competition, on the issues of fashion, stage presence, posture, and articulation of her goals for the organization.
  • Xpress Online (San Francisco State Online Magazine), April 3, 2002, “Break out the Fainting Couch” by Kim Hayden
  • Weil Sacramento Business Journal, AUGUST 11, 2002, "Comeback of the Corset" by Kelly Johnson
  • SF Observer, April 2000, "Corset Retailer Sees New Sales Venue's Potential" by Justin
PRINT - NEWSPAPERS
    National
   
  • Pt. Angeles Daily News, "Esprit Gala returns to Port Angeles", May 18, 2006 by Andrew Binion, featuring our  "Basics of Style" workshop presented at the Esprit (transgender) annual conference.
    Bay Area
   
  • The Channel (SF transgender newsletter), March 2004, reprint of article from ROMANTASY’S book, Corset Magic

  • San Francisco Examiner, February 2, 2003, “Designing on a curve: creating a corsetry niche in The City’s fashion industry” by Thomas Roderick

  • San Francisco Examiner, February 12, 2001, article on the place for romantic shopping, by Anne Crump

  • Sacramento Business Journal, August 11, 2000, “Comeback of the Corset” by Kelly Johnson

  • San Francisco Observer, April 2000, “21st Century Technology Boost Sales of Ancient Garment ” by Justin Weil

  • San Francisco Downtown, February 2000, “Fit to be tied” by Brooke Leigh Hansen

SEMINARS, FASHION SHOWS, & PRESENTATIONS
    National
   
  • Esprit Conference, May 2005, Pt Angeles, WA Red Lion Hotel, “The Corset Diet”, “Basics of Corsetry”, “Basics of Style” presentations
  • Tiffany Club’s First Event, January 2005, Crown Plaza Hotel, “The Corset Diet,” “Corsetry 101,” and “The Basics of Style and Fashion”
  • Southern Comfort Conference, September 2004, Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, “The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover without Surgery--Or Suffering!”
  • Mensa National Conference, July 2004, Las Vegas Paris Hotel, “The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover without Surgery--Or Suffering!”
  • Lifestyles National Conference, July 2004, Las Vegas Stardust Hotel, “The Secret Eroticism of Corsets”
  • Esprit Conference, March 2004, Pt. Angeles, WA Red Lion Hotel, “The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover without Surgery--Or Suffering!”
    State
   
    Local
   
  • Carla’s Beauty Magic Day, September 18, 2004, San Jose, “The Corset Diet” and “Let Your Light Shine”  fashion show
  • Cal Dreamin’ ‘04, April 2004, San Jose, “The Corset Diet--An Extreme Body Makeover without Surgery--Or Suffering!”; also Cal Dreamin’ April 27, ‘98, ‘00, and ‘02


 

"All my Children" soap opera star Susan Lucci wore our silk chiffon maid's outfit topped by my very own custom PCP cincher on January 8, 1999.  WE LOVE YOU SUSAN!  YOU LOOKED OH-SO-SEXY! (Photo:(c) Jeanette Vonier 1998)