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Cora Harrington

I don’t usually write about behind-the-scenes procedural stuff on TLA because 1) I don’t think it’s very interesting to most people and 2) sometimes our procedures change and I don’t want to publicly commit to something until I’m absolutely sure I can stand behind it for the long-term. However recently, I made a big change to the way The Lingerie Addict handles product reviews. I sincerely believe this change is […]

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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Bettie Page Lingerie by Playful Promises. If you’re just looking for the lookbook and fit notes, scroll to the bottom! Josephine Baker. Dorothy Dandridge. Eartha Kitt. Lena Horne. Billie Holiday. Tina Turner. Iman. These women were the faces of glamour in my childhood. Beautiful, iconic women who were not only black, but also massively talented and gorgeous to boot. They were a balm to […]

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Sam Conover is the owner of Broad Lingerie, a brick and mortar boutique in Toronto, Canada, that specializes in bras and swimwear for fuller busts. When Sam’s not working she spends her time making art and thinking about vintage plastics. Once upon a time I decided to listen to the little voice in my head that whispered “imagine opening your own lingerie store.” My store is now over a year […]

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Though it’s not a phrase you hear very often anymore,  a “lovers’ lane” was once a secluded spot used especially for making out. Think of those scenes in movies where there’s a couple in a car on a cliff overlooking a brightly lit city at night. The idea is a mood is set for intimacy and romance because you’re far away from everyone else. Well, Lover’s Lane is bringing that […]

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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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