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One of the most fascinating things I ever learned about the lingerie industry is that different countries carry different products. That is, even if the same umbrella company has a presence in multiple places (like Wacoal or Triumph), what’s available to buy in each country can (and likely will) vary. When you say that aloud, it makes perfect sense. After all, the American preference for beige, contour cup, t-shirt bras […]

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Today’s guest post was written by Emma Parker, Founder and Director of Playful Promises, a UK-based lingerie label known for trendy designs that manage to be vintage-inspired yet thoroughly modern. Some time ago there was an article on the Lingerie Addict that raised some concern in me. It was well-meant and intended to help people make better ethical choices when purchasing lingerie. However to me,  it read as a list […]

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Pillowbooks were titillating works of art created in ancient China as illustrated guides in the art of seduction. They were used to embolden and empower, encouraging adventure, individuality, and a love of beauty. It is this love of erotic storytelling that inspires Beijing-based luxury label, Pillowbook. In a series of well edited collections, the brand takes us on a tour of Chinese and Vietnamese locales where love and ambition reign. […]

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Singapore label, Mileti Swimwear, was the brainchild of two globetrotting friends who, inspired by their extensive travels, decided to create a line of statement-making swimwear. And make a statement it does, with bold fabrics and daring silhouettes meant to turn heads. Exotic prints, sequined embellishments, and lots of shimmering golds come together in a collection that is effortlessly glamorous. There’s a definite 70s vibe here, with many of the pieces […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. The recent photograph released by La Perla of their Light and Shadow bra on model Ming Xi is such a graceful, beautiful image. Whilst the model herself is a beauty, the bra is pure elegance. The name Light and Shadow draws your attention to what the designer has hidden and also what is shown off. Notice the perfect placement of embroidery and shape of the […]

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