Wow, 2017 really got away from me. At the beginning of the year, I felt extremely confident about being able to both write a book and also keep to TLA’s regular posting schedule. Turns out I was naive. So, so naive. A book is a ravenous, jealous beast that will devour all your time and energy and then some. And while I feel truly blessed and fortunate to have been […]

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Rose is a gender enigma and lingerie enthusiast interested in how art, especially fashion, collides with social movements. S/he is working on a fantasy novel about queer youth (and is also a former columnist at The Lingerie Addict). Serena Rees, the co-founder of Agent Provocateur, who has been absent from the lingerie world since the sale of the brand in 2007, has been making the news lately with the launch […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you’re plus size and looking for jeans, you can’t just walk into any retailer and expect to find a pair in your size.  Similarly, if you try to find a plus size bra at your local lingerie boutique, you may be hard pressed to find what you need. While plus size shopping in person may still be a challenge, online outlets transformed the […]

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Disclosure: This set was purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own. Amoralle has this way of creating beautifully seductive imagery. The Latvian luxury label’s lookbooks are fairytale dreams. Even their studio product photography seems otherworldly. The last time I bought from the label was nearly 4 years ago. It wasn’t an entirely positive experience, and I had to cancel an order because it hadn’t been shipped after several […]

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Playful Promises has gone from strength to strength these last few years, first making their mark as an affordable, fashion-focused (albeit core-sized) lingerie brand before deciding to come for everybody’s coins with a stellar full bust collection and an equally gorgeous plus size collection. In addition to these incredible (and incredibly well-received) size expansions, Playful Promises continues to show their feminist roots with remarkably diverse lookbooks, ranging from an ‘Ageless […]

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