Upcoming Events


"Dear Ann (and Ron/a and Monica, too!), A heartfelt thank you to the three of you for joining us at  Northwest Leather Celebration 2008 to present and vend. Your energy and efforts were much appreciated and added greatly to the ambiance, elegance and overall caliber of the event. I have been hearing nice things about your class. Two of the people who attended made a point of commenting to me later how much they not only enjoyed and appreciated it, but also how wonderful they think you  are!  I hope they all order corsets very soon! Thanks again for everything! My best to Ms. Monica and Ron/a, too! Warmly, Margaret, on behalf of smOdyssey's Northwest Leather Celebration 2008"


Southern Comfort Conference - We'll be lecturing this year but not vending, on Thurs Sept. 2 at 10 am and at 1:30 pm at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Perimeter Mall, Atlanta. We look forward to our fifth visit! If you would like a personal fitting appointment around this time in the Perimeter Mall area, please call 415 587-3863 or email us: inquiry@romantasy.com  Register at http://www.sccatl.org.


Corset Soiree July 25, 2009 - Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco - We gathered a small but mighty and corseted group for an evening of celebration for the graduation of Katrina Nicholson, our waist training student who dropped 15 pounds and about 2" in her waistline in three months -- but achieved a healthier lifestyle in the process--her main goal! Let us know if you would like to receive a personal invitation to our next Soiree.
Crown Plaza/Perimeter Mall, Atlanta, Southern Comfort Conference
Weds. thru Sat., Oct.1 thru Oct. 4, 2008
(please call or email for private corset fitting or image consultation appointments available Tues Sept. 30, 8 am to 3 pm; Sunday Oct. 5, 2 pm - 4pm; Mon. Oct. 6, 9 am to 5 pm).

We will present our brand new workshop and a repeat one from last year, at this fun and friendly transgender conference. We are repeating at 10:30 am on Thursday, "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat" and at 2 pm the same day, our new one, "So You've Been Around the Block and Still Get Clocked: Women Advise on Polishing the FTM Presentation." Drop by the ROMANTASY exhibit to see our new team member Jill's unique, historical corsets, other new styles, and be measured for your custom corset or skirt. View Jennifer left in Sharon's gorgeous silk overbust corset with Debutant Skirt, and Michelle modeling her Simple Pleasures cincher (look for Jennifer and Michelle, each wearing her brand new stunning corset ensembles at the banquet). Hope to see you in Hotlanta this year! Want to attend the conference? Register at http://www.sccatl.org.

ROMANTASY vends and presents at BayCon '08 "Adventures in Space: A Pirate's Tale" at the Hyatt Regency in San Jose, May 25-27, 2008

BayCon is the San Francisco Bay Area's main Science Fiction Convention. It is held over Memorial Day weekend in San Jose, California.
Check out ROMANTASY's fantasy corsets and ensembles assembled for this dress-up occasion and come join us! Presentation to be announced soon! Register at:  http://www.baycon.org/

See fantasy applique "Dragon Corset" by Sharon McCoy Morgan left for ideas on corset ensembles to wear for the pirate theme!

Northwest Leather Celebration, May 16-18, San Jose

Spearheaded by our fave corset client/couple from the South Bay, Margaret and Erich invite you to join them at the first-ever Bay Area leather conference, with details soon to be posted.   We will present our 'Basics of Style" workshop (Time: 4pm  Sat, May 17, 2008  Location: 2nd floor ballroom "Peak" of the Domain Hotel, 1085 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA) focused on the transgender client, however women will most likely also enjoy the fashion update!  Info: http://www.northwestleathercelebration.com/


Esprit (northwest transgender) conference May 11-18, 2008 Pt Angeles, WA

We will not be able to join you this year but will come next! Great conference. Info:  www.espritconf.com

Bay Area Event :  Transgender San Francisco Monthly Meeting, Thurs., April 24, 7:30 pm, Cathedral Hill Hotel, Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA (no fee; open to public)

Join Ann and her models at the rollout of her brand new presentation:  "So You've Been Around the Block and Still Get Clocked? What Women Have to Say About Honing the MTF Presentation".  You may order an advance copy of this Power Point annotated presentation, or our prior one  "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat", for $15 (available May1) email:  inquiry@romantasy.com


I.F.G.E. (southwest transgender) conference April 1-5, 2008 Tucson, AZ

We will also not be able to join you this year. Have a great conference! Info: www.transeventsusa.org

Kyrie Designs Boutique120 Tustin Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 722 2979, Sat., December 8
Join Ann, Ron and Robby at this glam and cozy boutique, with owner Kyong Wilson, to learn about corseting and how you can achieve weight loss and waistline inch reduction in a few short months of wearing a well fitting custom corset. Learn how to match corsets as outer wear with sporty or elegant evening wear. Fashion show and refreshments. No charge.

Crown Plaza/Perimeter Mall, Atlanta, Southern Comfort Conference
Weds. thru Sat., Sept. 12-15

Ann will present her two brand new workshops at this fun transgender conference, "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat" and "Stylish Embrace: The Romance of Corsetry."  Drop by the Romantasy exhibit to be measured for a custom corset, or email us now to set up a private fitting appointment in the hotel (even if you are not attending the conference). Hope to see you in Hotlanta this year! Want to attend the conference? Register at http://www.sccatl.org/

San Francisco - Independence Day Corset Soiree (RSVP by June 30)
Sat., July 7th, 2007, 7:45 pm sharp.

Join us at San Francisco's favorite dance venue, The Tonga Room (bottom level) of the famed Fairmont Hotel top of Nob Hill (no dates required--singles very welcome!).  Dress up and wear your corset or finest cocktail attire, plan to join in the celebration of the graduation of Brett and Beth, two of our waist-training students who have lost substantial body fat, weight and/or waistline inches while following ROMANTASY's waist-training program!  No guaranteed seating, so arrive early at 7:45 pm. Door Prize Drawing at 9:30 pm; must be present to win. Please view our photo gallery of past Soirees which always draw wonderful corset enthusiasts and friends from as far away this time, as Brett who hails from Detroit, Michigan! RSVP required by June 30; $20 per person includes admission and hors d'oeuvres; all drinks are Dutch Treat!

Pt. Angeles, WASH - May 13-20, 2007 - Esprit '07 Conference, Red Lion Inn, Pt. Angeles, WA
We will return for our fourth visit to Esprit to renew friendships, and present two brand new workshops, "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat" and "Stylish Embrace: the Romance of Corsets for Fashion and Discipline". You may find further info on the conference at: www.espritconf.com. Please join Romantasy there and learn about the magic of the great North West and this magical group!

Dom Con LA - Los Angeles - April 5-8, 2007, Los Angeles Hilton Hotel LAX (LA Airport district)
Join Romantasy at this fun and swinging event, a wee bit edgy so be prepared! Topic? Consensual, sane and safe erotic play on the edge of S&M! We will be vending our more edgy corsets and presenting our new workshop "Stylish Embrace: Corsetry for Fashion and Discipline." Check it out at: http://domconla.com/
Santa Monica, CA - April 4, Weds., 7:30 pm - Farthingale's Boutique, 3306 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 7:30 pm
RSVP for this exciting night exploring the topic of how to convert temporary waist reduction into permanent weight loss, at this brand new corset boutique in Southern Calif. Clients Robby and Ron join Ann, with Sue Nice, ROMANTASY's custom corsetmaker, to show slides, model, and tell real life success stories of waist training with corsets, and how to go about it safely and sanely. Ann's book and Power Point presentation will be available for sale and custom orders are possible after. $30 admission; RSVP is required:  310-392-1787 or e-mail sales@farthingalesLA.com.
San Francisco - Saturday, January 27th, 7-11 pm TGSF Presents: Cotillion 2007 "Putting on the Ritz" Regency Center Grand Ballroom, 1290 Sutter Street Information:  www.tgsf.org, lisa.dummer@tgsf.org
Ann has been invited to serve on the Judges' Panel to select the next Ms. and Mr. TGSF, key spokespeople for this Bay Area premier transgender association. Please join her at the Cotillion where this important annual competition is held. This year promises a return to elegance, with tables for more intimate socializing and even a dance floor! Entertainment galore, including ballroom dancing demonstrations! It provides a perfect occasion to wear that new corset ensemble and show off a brand new trim waistline!




San Jose, CA - Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, 2-6 pm  
"Stylish Embrace: Corsetry for Fashion and Discipline," a seminar with Ms. Ann Grogan
Back Room of Pierce Ink, 48-B Race St, San Jose. RSVP suggested to: www.smodyssey.com
COST: smOdyssey & reciprocal members: $15; Non-members welcome: $20

A lecture-powerpoint presentation-demonstration by Corset Mistress Par Excellence, Ms. Ann Grogan, President of San Francisco's well-known and respected ROMANTASY Exquisite Corsetry (www.romantasy.com). Exquisitely corseted and waist-trained to 18.5", Ann and her partner Rona will offer tips and techniques for safe lacing, as well as to achieve more serious and permanent body modification thru waist-training your sub. Selecting the proper style corset is essential to successful waist-training, as are the degree of lacing, proper nutrition strategies, and waist-specific exercises. Audience members will be invited to demonstrate various lacing techniques and essential exercises.

Ann and Rona will be available after the formal presentation for questions, to take custom measurements for your personal waist-training corset, or to set up a private fitting appointment in San Francisco for a more in-depth examination of corsets (consultation fee of $75 will be waived for audience members). Her book, "Corset Magic: A Fun Guide to Trim Your Waist and Figure," and two corset catalogs will be available for sale.

San Francisco - Thurs., October 26, 2006 - The TGSF Social -  Cathedral Hill Hotel, Van Ness Avenue and Geary Blvd., social at 7 pm, presentation at 8:30 pm.
We offered, for the first time ever, a new workshop titled "How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat: A Genetic Women's Perspective for Those MTFs Who Wish to Pass". The local Transgender San Francisco organization invited everyone to join in for cocktails at 7, followed by our interactive program, then afterwards, help ROMANTASY evaluate the new workshop and practice new techniques learned.
Atlanta, GA - September 19-24, 2006 - Southern Comfort Conference Sheraton Colony Square Hotel, Atlanta
This was our second trip to Atlanta and we found that same Southern Hospitality we received In '04. Sharon McCoy Morgan, our Georgia corset maker joined us again. We taught our Corset Diet class again. We took private fitting appointments in our hotel room before and after our conference exhibit and commitments. You can find further info on the conference at www.sccatl.org. Please view our photo gallery.

"Both your classes are some of the best I attended at the conference.  You know their were so many beautiful girls at this conference but there were still so many that needed you fashion and color advice and even though you had a good turn out for that class there should have been so many more that could have benefited by it. I had not heard the whole class before and I learned things I did not know so I know looking at many of the girls at the conference could have benefited by your talk"  Stacy, Seattle (9/26/06)

Pt. Angeles, WASH - May 14-21, 2006 - Esprit '05 Conference
We presented three workshops, including our new "The Basics of Style and Fashion" which debuted at First Event in January '05. You may find further info on the conference at: www.espritconf.com. Please join us next year, in the mean time we invite you to view our photo gallery.
Philly, PA - April-4-8, 2006 - I.F.G.E. Convention
transgender conferencePhilly Airport Hilton Hotel
ROMANTASY was invited to present two seminars and vend at this famous conference in the Philly area.  Those who owned a ROMANTASY corset or have waist-trained successfully, were invited to attend Ann's seminar on The Corset Diet (Thurs. Apr. 6, 3:30 pm), and share your experiences. The other workshop was: The Basics of Style. (Fri Apr. 7, 9:15 am).
  March 2006 - Interview with Owner Ann Grogan about the ROMANTASY Gender Image Salon service, to run in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper by reporter Edward Guhmann.

San Francisco - Halloween Corset Soiree
Sat., October 22, 2005, 7:45 pm sharp.

Join us at San Francisco's fave holiday party (no dates required!).  Turn your corset into a costume to compete for a prize, and purchase raffle tix for Raven's Ribbon Corset, plus nine other great prizes. No guaranteed seating, so arrive early at 7:45. Drawing at 8:30 and also band's first break; must be present to win. Please view our photo gallery,

San Francisco, - Mr. and Miss Gay Pageant
Sat., October 15,
2005, 7 pm
Ramada Inn, 1231 Market St., San Francisco

Join the fol-de-rol at the San Francisco Mr. and Miss Gay Pageant.  ROMANTASY has been invited to be one of the judges this year, so we hope you will support this fun event and candidates who raise a lot of money for worthy community causes throughout the year. Tickets for the public  ($15 no reserved seating) may be purchased now and at the door. Simply drop by Marlena's Bar located at 488 Hayes St., SF. (415) 864-6672.   Doors open at 6 pm, pageant starts at 7 pm.
  June 23 and 24 2005 - Discovery Health Channel 12 noon and 1 pm, then 9 pm and 10 pm EST
Discovery Health Channel airs Part I of a two-part series featuring (in Part II) our Gender Image Salon. Please check your TV guide to determine the coming air dates for the upcoming series on the sex change process. View filming of our Salon with student Michelle, below.
Atlanta, GA - September 20-25, 2005 - Southern Comfort Conference
(Appearance cancelled due to health reasons; look for Romantasy at SCC '06!)
We are looking forward to our second trip to Atlanta and that Southern Hospitality we received last year. Sharon McCoy Morgan, our Georgia corset maker will join us again. You may find further info on the conference at www.sccatl.org. Please view our photo gallery.
   Corset Soiree -Saturday, May 28 2005
Our merry crowd met at 7 pm sharp at the Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St Nob Hill, San Francisco. We danced the night away in the Tonga Room (Terrace Level), to celebrate the graduation of two students from our corset waist training program. Please view our photo gallery.
Pt. Angeles/, WASH - May 15-20 - Esprit '05 Conference
We presented three workshops, including our new "The Basics of Style and Fashion" which debuted at First Event in January. If you have a ROMANTASY corset, let us know as we'd love to invite you to assist with workshops or model at exhibits. You may find further info on the conference at: www.espritconf.com. Please join us next year, in the mean time we invite you to view our photo gallery.
Ann and MichelleCorsetry 101 Boston, MASS - January 19-23, 2005 - First Event Conference sponsored by the Tiffany Club of New England
We enjoyed our first trip to Boston (and met and survived our first blizzard up close and personal!) to present our corset exhibit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Woburn, Mass. We were delighted to also present four workshops "Corsetry 101" (repeated twice); "The Corset Diet"; and our new offering, "The Basics of Style and Fashion". Here's the friendly vendor coordinator (also our new corset client and great friend) Michelle Morrison, and Ann. Please view our photo gallery.
Los Angeles, CA - Saturday, January 8, 2005 - Tri Ess Dinner Presentation
We were pleased to be invited to address the Tri-Ess chapter in Los Angeles on our Corset Diet, and join them for dinner. Thank you Tri-Ess member Michelle Mara (our client) for arranging for our visit, and Corene Rigby (pictured) for assisting with our presentation. We met client and long-time loving friend Christine there, and made many new friends. Linda Wade, President of the chapter (pictured) was a gracious hostess. Our ROMANTASY associate and corset expert, Robby, joined us for the presentation. Please view our photo gallery.
Atlanta, GA - September 27-October 1, 2004 - Southern Comfort Conference
We had always heard about this fabulous, huge conference and we finally made it! Forty-eight registrants came to our Corset Diet workshop and we brought home oodles of new friends, and great corset orders, too! We met our corset maker Sharon McCoy Morgan for the first time and welcomed her assistance at our booth. Thanks to Melissa Lake, Cat and other organizers for their warm welcome. Cat said:

"Hi Ann, Thank you so much for being at SCC 2004, and personally for the nice gift (it does make me smell good). I am very happy to pass on to you that I received many, many positive comments about you and Rona from different attendees. Your spark and enthusiasm helped to make not only the Marketplace, but the entire conference, a great experience for a great number." -- Cat Turner, Board of Directors. Please view our photo gallery.
San Jose, CA - Saturday, September 18, 2004 - "Let Your Light Shine" Fashion Show
Ann was invited to present at Beauty Day afternoon, and organized a fabulous fashion show featuring 18 volunteer models, including Faye (pictured). Our webmaster Jamie assisted with dressing the models, and Rona assisted with music and technical matters. Please view our photo gallery.
San Francisco, CA - Friday, September 10, 2004 - Discovery Health Channel Films ROMANTASY's Gender Image Salon
Discovery Health Channel came to San Francisco to film our popular Gender Image Salon. Monica Grace, our makeup artist extraordinaire, joined Ann. After the Salon, Discovery sponsored a shopping trip to Norstrom for our willing student Michelle, and then treated us to a wonderful dinner in a local restaurant. This two-hour educational program on the sex change process will air in 2005. (We met Elizabeth, also featured on this program, at the Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta later in September.)
Las Vegas, NV - Friday, July 9, 2004 - National Lifestyles Conference
Ann presented her workshop "Tight Lacing and Love Making" to 28 interested folks attending the convention in the Stardust Hotel and then took several custom orders. "The best workshop I've attended here!" exclaimed one couple as they exited. Please view our photo gallery.
Las Vegas, NV - July 4, 2004 - National Mensa Conference
The Paris Hotel hosted this fun conference, where our friend and client Joyce Patterson-Rogers assisted with our "Corset Diet Workshop". Please view our photo gallery.
  Los Angeles, CA - June 9, 2004, 6 p.m. PST - KCAL-TV interview with Sue Nice
ROMANTASY Corset Maker, Sue Nice was interviewed on "Nine on the Town."
Pt. Angeles/Seattle, WASH - May 17-22, 2004 - Esprit Conference
We were delighted to join this friendly group of folks to vend and present our "Corset Diet" workshop for the first time. We have recommended this conference over the years to many clients, some of whom we met there. Please view our photo gallery. Suzanne Adams (pictured with Ann), the Esprit Coordinator, gave us a warm welcome, and shared a few courtroom stories with Ann (she's another attorney!), and said:
"Ann presents a professional, tasteful, useful and exciting commodity, and fits in well with attendees at our Esprit Convention. Esprit is the premiere NW America Transgendered Conference, presenting our 16th year in May 2005. Ann and Company are invited back as one of the premier Vendors and personalities that assist us in staying on top of the premiere conferences within our community."
San Jose, CA - April 23-25, 2004 - Cal Dreamin' Conference
We exhibited our corsets and offered our "Corset Diet" workshop at this re-energized local conference. Our webmaster Jamie, attended for the first time, and Roberta Anne came up from San Diego to join us. We made many new friends and were happy to see former clients in attendance as well. Please view our photo gallery.
San Francisco, CA - January, 2003 - The Cotillion
We were proud to be invited to judge the Cotillion by our friend Cheryl Sheppard and were delighted when Kalani (pictured far right) won! Please view our photo gallery.


Please contactor call (415) 585-0760 for the
next periodic workshop date. We also offer workshops at your location, in
a retail shop, home, bookstore, lecture hall, or group meeting place.
  1. Tight Lacing and Love Making---The Romance of Wearing Corsets
  2. The Corset Diet---An Extreme Body Makeover Without Surgery or Suffering!
  3. Corsetry 101---An Introduction to the Best Style Corset for You, and How to Find Your Corset Maker
  4. The Hourglass Figure for Transgendered Men - How to Get It and How to Keep It
  5. Stylish Embrace: The Romance of Corsets for Fashion and Discipline
  6. How to Get Read in Ten Seconds Flat: Genetic Women's Perspectives on How to Enhance the Femme Image for MTFs