Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Fact: people still handmake every single item of clothing we wear – including lingerie. Whether it’s a luxurious $180 silk bra or a pair of $2.50 cotton panties you wear to work, every single item in your underwear drawer was made by human hands. Budget lingerie is priced so low in part because of the low cost of labor in many countries, but also […]

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Jeanna Kadlec is the owner of Bluestockings Boutique, the first-ever lingerie boutique geared to the LGBTQIA+ community. She lives in Brooklyn. When I first opened my store, Bluestockings, in April 2015, I wanted to exclusively stock brands that shared my commitment to ethical manufacturing. In my research, I learned the reason so many companies moved their manufacturing from the United States and Europe to Southeast Asia, China, Morocco and Latin […]

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Note: These products were purchased for me by The Lingerie Addict. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Since writing for The Lingerie Addict, I’ve frequently mentioned my annoyance with the lack of aesthetic variation in plus size lingerie. The selection of trendy or unique off-the-rack pieces is slowly improving from major brands like Torrid and Cacique, but not as quickly as I (or others) would like. In […]

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. The Lingerie Addict’s love affair with Kiss Me Deadly is no secret. They’ve been one of my favorite lingerie brands since the earliest days of the Vargas Dress, and I’ve had the pleasure of wearing their amazing lingerie and swimwear in a number of photoshoots for this blog, including my most recent NYC lingerie editorial. What I love most about Kiss Me Deadly is […]

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Full-bust swimwear lags far behind the growing full-bust segment of the lingerie industry. Only a handful of brands make swimwear designed specifically for DD+ cups. After purchasing a teeny-tiny mermaid-colored string bikini that actually fits me, I was inspired to share the wealth. Fun, full-bust-friendly swimsuits are out there – I promise! And here are 25 of them, just in time for your best summer ever.

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