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In Spring 2008, I wrote my first ever blog post about lingerie. The name of that blog was Stockings Addict, and I wrote under a penname Treacle. Yet from that one article, The Lingerie Addict has grown to become one of the leading websites for lingerie information in the world, with nearly 15 million visitors to date. We’ve published over 2,000 articles, covering intimate apparel for trans and nonbinary folks, […]

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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Yandy I love loungewear. Whenever someone tells me they’re new to lingerie but want to give it a try, loungewear or sleepwear is the first thing I suggest, for four reasons: Sleepwear is size-flexible. Most lingerie, but especially bras and knickers, requires you to know your exact size or measurements. And, for a lot reasons, ranging from size variation between brands to an uncertainty […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Online bra fitting is practically a religion these days. There are private Facebook groups where you can upload photos of yourself in your bra to get personalized advice and forums with pages upon pages of information to accompany very specific measurement suggestions. Sometimes it feels like finding the “perfect” bra size means picking up an entirely new hobby. But bra fitting truly doesn’t have […]

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Let’s talk about cheap bras. Bra pricing is a sensitive subject – on both sides. Brands, factories, and designers (the production end) as well as customers, buyers, and retailers (the consumer end) all have strong feelings. And all those feelings are valid. It doesn’t help that there’s so much stigma attached to bra pricing (and poverty and affordability in general) that conversations about bra prices are often read as classism or […]

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Lingerie is arguably one of the most complex categories of clothing. Very few other garments require quite the same level of accuracy, attention to detail, and skilled human labour. Understanding lingerie construction and quality can be a minefield, even if you have some sewing skills. This series will cover some of the most common stitch and construction techniques used in contemporary lingerie, with the first part covering the most common […]

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