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Marianne Faulkner

This is a journey following the life of not just a custom corset, not just a bridal corset, but one of my own wedding corsets. (Yes, I had two.) I feel so incredibly fortunate (dare I even say blessed?) to have what I truly believe is one of the most beautiful and unique corsets in the world. For my wedding reception, I wore a corset that was a collaboration between […]

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I’ve been aware of Sian Hoffman’s work for quite some time, but she really caught my attention last spring. Her work really stands out to me, with a signature look which feels kinky and retro, and yet very relevant and very sexy. It comes as no surprise, then, to learn that the image which caught my eye was shot by Tim Bret Day – known for his work with Agent Provocateur. The locations, styling, and lighting […]

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Disclosure: I received this item free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. The Stylish Fox has been selling hosiery online since 2010. Retina Vita Bassa is their first foray into private label products. Working with an Italian manufacturer, they designed and created these low-rise fishnets with a lace waistband. I field tested these fishnets to see how they held up – pun intended! The fishnets arrived wrapped in […]

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Disclosure: I received this item free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Robes and loungewear seem to have picked up momentum over the past year. I’ve certainly caught the bug, and have taken to wearing silky lingerie robes as luxe cardigan alternatives for daywear. This Fringe Robe in silk chiffon by Norwegian Wood ($299 CAD / roughly $219 USD) is delightfully versatile for such a statement piece. Like many […]

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Disclosure: I received this item free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Decadent Designs is a Toronto based alternative fashion line creating handmade womenswear. Though they aren’t a lingerie brand, Decadent Designs does offer several “neck corset” designs which fit well in the lingerie accessories niche. Today I’ll be reviewing the Lace Neck Corset, which shares certain similarities with traditional corsetry. The collar is well proportioned, with pleasing lines […]

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I’m a little addicted to corsets. It’s not enough that I make my own, I feel compelled to collect some of the gorgeous work created by my colleagues. In my collection, I have several Sparklewren corsets. A Sparklewren corset is an art piece as much as a garment and I admit some of them I treasure purely for their aesthetic value – they’ve rarely seen wear. The notable exception is […]

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As we embrace the fresh start offered by the new year, there’s a solid chance that a few of you out there are contemplating some new lingerie purchases, and that just might include a new corset. Maybe you’re planning to take up waist training, or you just want to invest in updating your lingerie wardrobe. You might even be getting a jump on your Valentine’s Day planning. Whatever the reason, The Lingerie Addict […]

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Note: The lingerie in this review was purchased with my own money and all opinions are my own. Mosh and Dottie’s Delights are unaffiliated with this review. I have to admit, I am the kind of person who buys holiday gifts for herself as well as for others. Last year, I treated myself to some lingerie, including the Sheer Show Pantsuit from Mosh + Dottie’s Delights. I’d been eyeing this piece for […]

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Disclosure: I received these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. With the holidays officially here, you may be hanging stockings by the fire or donning wooly socks to warm your chilled toes. Today I’m reviewing Gio Stockings, which are of an entirely different nature. Gio’s nylon stockings are made in England on original Reading knitting machines, “just as they were made in the 1960s.” […]

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Disclosure: I received these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Seemingly overnight, San Francisco snapped from Indian summer to the briskness of late fall. No more sundresses and flats – hello scarves, turtlenecks, and of course… cute tights. Fiore hosiery sent me three pantyhose samples to review, retailing from $6.95-$8.95. I also have one pair of Fiore tights which I had already purchased. Fit Fiore […]

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