I just remembered that I forgot to post the last video in TLA’s corset series with Lace Embrace to the blog! In this video, Melanie Talkington, the founder and chief corsetmaker behind Lace Embrace, shares how to lace up your corset. Even if you’re already familiar with corset lacing, it’s a great refresher. I know it’s been a minute since I laced up one of my own corsets, and I […]

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I’m not sure how I heard first heard of Nettle’s Tale. Maybe on Twitter. Or perhaps Bustle. All I know is that I’ve had them bookmarked for a little while as an example of a company doing this inclusivity thing right. Made in Vancouver, BC, Nettle’s Tale has an appropriately Pacific Northwest mood. Super chill. Very casual. Completely unstructured. While I sometimes like to imagine myself as a glamorous poolside […]

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I don’t know about you, but I love the idea of a mesh dress. Obviously, it’s perfect for outerwear as part of a layered look, but a sheer dress is also excellent as lay-around-the house loungewear. Universal Standard’s Thames Fog Dress is a recent discovery, but I’m already plotting how it’d look in my wardrobe. The black or plum would be great paired with a more opaque slip or chemise […]

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Shopping for lingerie and sleepwear, as opposed to bras, can be freeing as you’re less limited by traditional requirements for functional elements. You aren’t bound by the need of endless seaming and underwires because the intent of the item is different. However, it can still sometimes become a microcosm of what it’s like to shop while fat, period. Retailers tend to latch onto an aesthetic, usually well behind the popularity […]

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Nubian Skin’s 2014 debut was a watershed moment for the lingerie industry. After years of campaigns like “What’s Your Nude?” being ignored (if not outright mocked), here was a lingerie brand created by a woman of color for other women of color. And the response was explosive. Not only was Nubian Skin featured in O Magazine, Ebony, Self, and Allure (not to mention MTV, The Los Angeles Times, Elle, and […]

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Today’s guest post is by Stella, a graduate student in forestry, who will be returning to full-time tree care following the completion of her degree later this fall. When I started a job in late April working for a tree care company in a major metropolitan area in the Northeastern U.S., I was told what brand and color of pants to wear, which brands of boots would work well, and […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. The real trends for plus size lingerie aren’t coming out of boutique brands and luxury labels. Rather, it’s the inexpensive, “sexy” brands of the industry that are daring to meet the needs of the growing population of size 14+ people. And while there are certainly some valid reasons for why plus size bras have to look a certain or why new brands can’t immediately […]

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Lingerie (and, by association, swimwear) can feel so serious at times. There are “official” trends. An “official” color palette. Another “official” look. I got a bit wrapped up in that, and as a result, lost sight of the the stuff that first made me interested in all this. Things like discovering new brands, sharing them here, and actually talking with people what we like right now. Since I’ve loosened up […]

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Yes, it’s more corset videos! I told you we did a lot. ^_^ These two cover putting and taking off a corset, respectively. Think of them a bit like Corsetry 101 videos…especially if you prefer to watch someone practice a skill instead of reading a blog post about it (I admit, I tend to be biased towards blog posts, but I’m learning that certain things just don’t lend themselves well […]

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