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February 2009

                Well, I was going to write an introduction for my upcoming event, Fishnet Stockings week, but I’ve found something better to talk about instead. As you can tell from the title, this entry is the fourth in a series. In all of my previous “Look for less” posts, I’ve had to settle for finding a similar item, something which carried the same […]

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other people’s lingerie blogs

Stuff I’ve been reading lately… Dollhouse Bettie just wrote a great piece on how to choose the right vintage stockings for your height and proportions. Stocking Vixen is a new hosiery blog I’m already hooked on. Sock Dreams has a Sock Journal which is chock full of nifty information about their products. *Photo from Viva Van Story

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While we’re on the subject of sheer mesh onesies, a certain someone I know expressed an interest in the all-but-sold-out Stella McCartney Louise Dancing Bodysuit. Well…if that person is still interested, I’m sure he’ll be pleased to find out that Lille Boutique is currently selling it for 50% off. Happy shopping!

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Never in my life will I be able to justify the extravagance that is a Stella McCartney bodysuit, and believe you me, I’ve come up with some pretty convoluted ways of persuading myself to buy yet another undergarment. But this time, no matter how much I scheme, I simply can’t wrap my mind around paying $200 for what basically amounts to a black mesh leotard…even if that leotard is one […]

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Editor’s Note: As of February 2015, the site for Sheer Nylons appears to be defunct. I didn’t know this, but UK retailer Sheer Nylons (mentioned in this post) also sells vintage lingerie…including some pieces I’ve never seen before. Take a gander at these delectable delights… 1970’s Rago Corselette–34D 1960’s transparent girdle–small (also available in baby blue, psychedelic blue, orange, and black) English Rose longline bra–34C

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Bold, graphic stockings are an ever-popular design trend and this season is no exception. The new twist for spring, however, is hosiery with geometrically inspired patterns. Both Falke and Wolford showcase tights with stylized lines and diamonds as part of their new collections. However at $45.00 and $31.00 USD a pair, respectively, it’s kind of hard to see myself indulging this fad.               So […]

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These gorgeous, retro-styled, diamond print stockings from Sheer Nylons [Editor’s Note: As of February 2015, this site appears to be defunct] are almost enough to make me forget about my six month shopping hiatus. Someone please buy these and tell me how they awesome they are? … Please?

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