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Review: Timpa Duet Lace Demi Bra & Bikini

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Note: I purchased this bra with own money. Timpa and Journelle are unaffiliated with this review. A perennial favorite for smaller busted lingerie consumers, Timpa is a brand I’ve been wanting to try for awhile. I’ve heard a lot about their classic lace ‘Duet’ range, and almost all […]


Vintage Style Bras For Large Cup Sizes: A Quest

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I’ve spent the past year getting more and more involved with vintage and vintage reproduction clothes, as well as the vintage fashion community. At this point my daily wardrobe is made up of almost entirely vintage reproduction dresses, so in some ways it’s amazing that it’s taken me this […]


Sale Lingerie of the Week: Secrets in Lace Flirt Babydoll

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Sometimes, you just want to go back to the basics with something plain, simple and fun. Despite their name, babydolls are an incredibly versatile item of lingerie. When I’m answering questions from readers who want something a bit more boudoir-friendly but that doesn’t seem too risque or inaccessible […]


Ebay Lingerie Roundup: Birds and Beasts

BaB AP kimono

My love of animals started when I was a kid, watching Steve Irwin and Jeff Corwin poking their noses into dodgy tree trunks or caves, hoping to give us a chance to see some rare, beautiful creature; or teaching us that every predator has a softer side. In the spirit of shows like those, the […]


66 Lingerie Sales for the Week of 9/13/14

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Is your business running a lingerie sale? Send it to! Note: (Online only) Sales must be received by Friday at 12pm PST for inclusion in that week’s sales post. There is no charge for inclusion in the weekly sales post. This is a listing of more recent sales. For a […]


I.D. Sarrieri A/W 2014, Couture and Luxury Lingerie at its Finest

I.D. Sarrieri has long been a favorite of TLA, topping year after year of Holiday and Valentine’s Day lingerie shopping guides. Since 1992, this decadent Romanian luxury brand has been making the kind of lace lingerie that dreams are made of. Their A/W 2014 is no exception, combining exquisite fabrics (embellished metallic silver Chantilly lace!) […]


Why Corsets Are Expensive

This post is partially a follow-up to something I wrote a long time ago, a post called, “What Is “Reasonable” Pricing?”  Even shapeless, off-shore factory produced, polyester fabric and plastic boned corsets are often considered “expensive” by corsetry neophytes in this fast fashion world of Forever 21 and H&M.  Well-established corsetieres who have been handcrafting […]


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