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Now that summer’s winding down, and the Fall/Winter lingerie season is ramping up, the lingerie industry is turning its attention towards all things navy, black, and beige. But I’m not quite ready to give up my florals and pastels. With nine months of Seattle rain looming, even a little bit of cheerfulness goes a long way. I first heard about ColieCo through Tumblr, and since I’m actually visiting the UK […]

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Protecting the environment has never looked so good! Danish brand, Underprotection, fuses sustainable materials with fashion-forward design for a collection that you can feel good about indulging in. You may recognize the name from our Lingerie Market trend recap, where their Fleur romper stood out as an excellent example of lingerie-as-outerwear. It is this versatility in their designs that gives Underprotection’s S/S 2015 collection a relaxed accessibility that is really […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. When you work in lingerie, people asking you for underwear-related advice becomes a professional hazard. One of the questions I’m asked most out in the real world is about where to find cute standalone plus size panties. While it’s easy to find lots of cute options as part of a set, great plus size panties that can be mixed and matched are much […]

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When it comes to making lingerie choices you’ll feel good about, I’m here to be your bra-shopping fairy godmother. It’s a misconception that shopping ethically has to be expensive. In fact, it can save you a lot of money! Here are five tips you can resolve to using in 2015 to buy underwear that’s good for you, your wallet, and the world. (And no, “shop the clearance rack” is not […]

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The holiday season is officially here. Since this is the time people traditionally start to think about decorating their houses for the holidays, I thought I’d also make a list of easy pieces to spruce up your lingerie drawer with. These vary in terms of their interpretation of holiday, from extremely literal to understated elegance. Holiday lingerie definitely doesn’t have to be cheesy. All of these panties are from Etsy […]

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Indie handmade label, Clare Bare, seems to have thoroughly embraced her relocation from NYC to LA. Her newest collection, Bend, is beachy, breezy, and thoroughly California-cool. With the dreary, grey months just around the corner, these pieces will add a welcome bit of sunshine and playfulness. Clare Bare is known for simple silhouettes crafted of unique fabrics. Ethically-made of eco-friendly fabrics such as bamboo jersey, designer Clare Heron utilizes hand […]

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Disclosure: This lingerie was sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. To me, there has always been one thing that sets aside lingerie from every other kind of clothing: the detail. In no other area of fashion will you find such attention lavished on the smallest features that most people wouldn’t even consider — whether that be the exact shape and metal tone […]

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When it’s warm outside, the way it is now, I want to live in natural fibers. Cotton and bamboo are fine, but nothing (and I mean nothing) compares to the feel of silk against your skin. It’s light. It’s airy. It’s soft. It’s breathable. And something about it just feels so good. It’s also surprisingly durable… if you take care of it. This Ayten Gasson Classic Silk Bedjacket (speaking of […]

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I’ve been a fan of Ayten Gasson for a long, long time… ever since the days of her unforgettable ‘Phoebe’ silk teddy (it’s the first photo in this blog post — you have to see it). It’s not just the silk that has me enamored of this label, it’s also the story. Ayten Gasson is committed to ethical production and manufacturing, and all of her pieces are still made in the […]

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Ah, summer. It’s a time to relax, spend time with friends, and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. For many it is also a time for adventure, to try new things and make new memories to last a lifetime. Though the economy is not what it used to be, people are still finding ways to vacation this season. Whether it be a jaunt to the beach, a weekend getaway to […]

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