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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Lingerie Fran├žaise. For centuries, French lingerie has captured the sartorial imagination. After all, the French were the first to bring the concept of structured underpinnings to the European courts. From then on, French ideas on corsetry were considered an essential part of the codes of women’s fashion. Even today, in a global marketplace where one can buy almost anything, French lingerie is still considered […]

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At some point I’m going to get back to publishing in-depth lingerie thinkpieces about important lingerie industry news, but for now, I just can’t get over all the gorgeous lookbooks running showing up in my inbox. Karolina Laskowska is a longtime TLA fave (and also a writer for the site). After announcing the end of her lingerie line this past spring, I was worried she might never design again. To […]

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Maude Nibelungen is the rare sort of designer who can make you completely rethink lingerie. Nibelungen’s garments play with the very concept of intimate apparel, drawing on a timeless and familiar crafting technique – knitting – and transforming it into something avant-garde and revolutionary. Indeed, it’s impossible to divorce Maude Nibelungen’s garments from how they’re made or even to truly appreciate them without some personal knowledge of the textile arts […]

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Wow, 2017 really got away from me. At the beginning of the year, I felt extremely confident about being able to both write a book and also keep to TLA’s regular posting schedule. Turns out I was naive. So, so naive. A book is a ravenous, jealous beast that will devour all your time and energy and then some. And while I feel truly blessed and fortunate to have been […]

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Rose is a gender enigma and lingerie enthusiast interested in how art, especially fashion, collides with social movements. S/he is working on a fantasy novel about queer youth (and is also a former columnist at The Lingerie Addict). Serena Rees, the co-founder of Agent Provocateur, who has been absent from the lingerie world since the sale of the brand in 2007, has been making the news lately with the launch […]

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