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March 2010

Lots of yummy burlesque goodness to report from last week, my lovelies! Not only did our class get an amazing lecture from burlesque legend, Joan Arline aka “The Sexquire Girl,” I also attended a stellar burlesque show featuring the incomparable Immodesty Blaize (pictured above). Finally, I learned how to apply makeup for the stage from Seattle favorite, Ben Delacreme. I have no idea how I’m going to cram all this […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Today’s “Ask the Addict” featurette comes from Kristine, who’s inquiring about a waist cincher with garters that actually cinches, and mastectomy bras for a curvy friend. Thanks for your questions, Kristine! If any of you have a lingerie-related question, send it to the.lingerie.addict@gmail.com. I love getting messages from readers, and I try to respond to every one! Q: 1) Any recommendations for waist cinchers w/ […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I can’t be the only person who fell in love at first sight with the lace and satin vintage-inspired bodysuits featured on the Dolce & Gabbana’s runway for the S/S 2010 show. For a little while, I entertained the thought of buying one of my very own… but then I did a bit of research and realized they cost a jaw-dropping (and utterly unaffordable) […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. It used to be that women were expected to cover their “baby bumps” with muumuu-style dresses right up until the due date. Nowadays, though, expectant mothers desire (and deserve!) to look and feel good throughout their pregnancy. Today, I’m featuring 10 different lingerie sets from five amazing brands: Agent Provocateur, Belabumbum, Cake Lingerie, Figleaves, and HotMilk. In fact, this lingerie is so fantabulous, I found […]

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Back in January, I signed up for a Burlesque 101 class at Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. Unfortunately, I caught mono about halfway through and had to drop out. Thank goodness Indigo Blue was kind enough to let me re-enroll in the next course, which began this month. I just finished my second class, and I’m more excited than ever about creating my character, developing my routine, and performing the […]

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