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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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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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Note: This lingerie was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. As the bodysuit and lingerie-as-outerwear trends continue to rule the fashion world, one of the hottest looks for 2017 is high neck lingerie. Never one to shy away from trends, I wanted to see how this style worked for a plus size body. I looked no further than Ashley Graham’s lingerie […]

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One of my first lingerie shopping experiences was at Kaori’s Closet Tokyo in NYC. A sweet little boutique on Houston, Kaori’s Closet offered fancifully-decorated Japanese lingerie, otherwise unavailable in the US, and pretty loungewear from international indie lines. With bras covered in engineered floral embroidery, 3D lace appliques, textured elastics, and perfectly-placed rhinestones, the shop was overtly girly and definitely over the top.

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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Audrey Olivia. After decades of neglect, the lingerie industry has finally caught on to the idea that “nude” is more than beige. Suddenly, there’s a veritable cornucopia of brands, new and old alike, offering bras, panties, hosiery and shapewear in a range of deeper, darker tones. However, it’s also true that many of the brands retail at higher, more premium price point. There are […]

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