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May 2010

Two major things happened tonight, lovely people. One, I got the photos back from my burlesque recital. You can see one of them up above. They’re pretty big files, so I’m sending the rest directly to my newsletter subscribers. Sign up if you want to see them! Two, I danced in my second burlesque show tonight. It was a smaller venue with a smaller audience and the same routine, but […]

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The name Wolford is associated with luxury, class, and elegance, but when people first discover the brand they often wonder, “Why exactly do these stockings cost so much?” After all, hosiery is hosiery, right? And a cheap pair of tights from the drugstore should cover your legs just as well as those from the department store, right? Well… yes and no. While all legwear pretty much serves the same function […]

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One of the things I like most about writing this blog (aside from connecting with other lovers of lingerie, of course!) is discovering new and interesting designers. I look at a lot of lingerie now, and while I love it all (or most of it anyway), not much makes my breath quicken and my heart race anymore. But these tights do. Gal Stern is an Israeli designer who specializes in […]

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So I was in a bookstore with The Boyfriend over the weekend, and ran across the British GQ’s May issue featuring a photospread of Rosie Huntington-Whitely taken by Ellen von Unwerth. And, my goodness, is it delicious! I’ve featured only a few of the shots here; visit GQ-UK’s website for more. P.S. Scroll to the end of the article to find out where you can buy the pieces Ms. Rosie […]

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Today’s review is a bit of a departure from the norm for me. While I do wear and love shapewear, I’m not usually a fan of the modern stuff. It just seems kind of boring compared to vintage-inspired girdles, cinchers, and merrywidows. That’s why I wasn’t sure what to expect when I received the Yummie Tummie Lace Teddie. Composed of a nylon/polyester/spandex blend, the Yummie Tummie teddie bills itself as […]

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