Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When I think about holiday plus size lingerie, sexy marabou-lined pieces, Santa babydoll dresses, and big red bow satin teddies come to mind. While shades of red, wine, and emerald green may dominate holiday lingerie offerings, there’s another shade peeking its way into the holiday season: gold. Whether it’s a subtle metallic hint in delicate lace or a bra completely covered in gold sequins, […]

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The retail industry is changing quickly and so many ethically-made lingerie lines are slowing production or shuttering completely because of it. It’s expensive to manufacture lingerie in a responsible way and many consumers don’t want to pay the higher rates, instead preferring to bargain shop with discount codes from budget apparel lines. So, I’m not gonna lie. It wasn’t super easy to come up with a beautiful, nicely-sized, not-too-expensive, new-item-filled, […]

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I’ve had so many highlights from 2017, but I think one of my absolute favorite moments was finally putting together my dream of a magazine-style lingerie editorial on TLA. While I’m excited whenever lingerie makes an appearance in a large or mainstream fashion publication, that excitement is often tinged by a little disappointment since one very often sees the same few brands photographed. I know some of that is due to […]

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I could NOT conclude 2017 without talking about the new Bettie Page Lingerie campaign featuring Violet Chachki of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame. Playful Promises has had a stellar year with a series of gorgeous collections and innumerable press accolades. The foundation the brand has built for the past decade or more is finally paying off as everyone else notices why true lingerie addicts have loved this company for years. Playful […]

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Lingerie is, in some ways, the art of making complicated garments look easy. We’ve talked often on TLA (and elsewhere) about how time, research and expertise is involved in making lingerie, but the end result looks deceptively effortless. In some ways, that’s a shame because it means most people aren’t able to fully appreciate just how much care and attention went into their undergarments. The very best lingerie designers – […]

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