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October 2010

With the release of the 2010 Diamond Fantasy Bra from Victoria’s Secret (worth a whopping $2.5 million), everyone’s mind is on expensive lingerie.  And when I say “expensive,” I mean the sort of lingerie where, if you have to check the price tag, you almost certainly cannot afford it. While I maintain my position that ultra-expensive lingerie really isn’t any better than the lingerie us mere mortals buy, I also […]

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Thank you to Independent Fashion Bloggers for featuring Solanah’s guest post on vintage lingerie in this week’s Links à la Mode.  It definitely deserves a few more views.   Also, kudos to OK,  Bowtie whose article about why women should wear pretty lingerie everyday is also featured (both in this week’s IFB links and in my own lingerie round-up from yesterday).  Enjoy!  :) Costume Drama: A Break From All Things Outfit […]

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Take a look at these amazing lingerie articles from around the web. Have one of your own to share?  Please tell us about it in the comments! Sizes, and why we don’t make all of them in the world: The ever-interesting Catherine of Kiss Me Deadly explains why small lingerie houses are unable to make the range of sizes the larger companies do.  Super-informative and brutally honest, Catherine answers the […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Today’s “Look for Less” feature is a luxury lingerie battle royale! In the left corner, we’ve got the Agent Provocateur Gretchen Corset. Constructed from red and black lace, this corset features spiral steel bones, a gold busk, and tulle “hip gores.”  This AP beauty sells for $790. In the right corner, we’ve got the Victoria’s Secret Lace Back Corset.  Also fashioned from red and […]

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One week ago, Victoria’s Secret reminded everyone why they’re the most popular lingerie store in the world and released a brand new iPad app.  In only a few days, it reached the #1 spot on the free iPad apps chart, and the buzz shows no signs of slowing down.  There have already been several reviews for the app, so it may seem strange for me to do one too, but […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Today’s guest post is reprinted with permission from Lady Asenath of the LiveJournal Corsetry Community.  I’ve been a member of this community since long before I started blogging, and I still believe it’s one of the best resources online for anything and everything related to corsets.  I actually met all of my corsetieres (the designers who custom made my corsets) through this community.  In […]

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Today, I am very happy to feature a guest post from one of my personal blogging idols, Solanah of Vixen Vintage.  If you haven’t heard of Vixen Vintage, you must check her out.  Solanah’s outfit posts are one of my few daily addictions.  In her article for The Lingerie Addict, she talks about the 5 essential pieces of lingerie to get that perfect vintage figure.  Thanks for sharing your expertise […]

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And the Winner Is…

The fall lingerie giveaway is over, and I’m super-excited to announce the winner of a luxury silk teddy worth $140 from New York label, Brulee Lingerie. As stated in the original post, I used random.org to select the winner, and the number it gave back was 203.  So congratulations to Lily, the winner of this gorgeous piece of inspired lingerie. Though the next blog giveaway isn’t until December, I’ll be […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. A few more lingerie sales just went live over the weekend, and I though it might be handy to publish an updated post here on the blog.  As always, if you run across a sale I’ve left off the list, please don’t hesitate to share it in the comments! Yummie Tummie at Rue La La P.S. New to Rue La La? Sign up using […]

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So I’ve seen this “25 Things” meme floating about on random blogs all over the internet, and I thought it’d be fun to do the same thing here, especially since I don’t spend many articles talking about myself (it’s all about the lingerie love, after all).  I’m typing these out as they come to me, with no drafts or edits, so I’ll be just as surprised as you are with […]

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