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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. I try not to be too snobbish about my lingerie. After all, it’s supposed to be fun. But if there’s one place I’ll admit to being a little snooty, it’s garter belts. Try as I might (and I admit to not trying very hard), I will never stop proclaiming the virtues of the vintage style, 6-strap suspender belt. Yes, I know most folks just […]

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There’s a reason I write for a blog called The Lingerie Addict. Besides the amazing community that TLA has introduced me to, I also happen to have a serious lingerie addiction. There is something about lingerie that is so personal and sensual while remaining a functional and a necessary part of my life. It is here that many people have an easier time expressing who they really are, since lingerie […]

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Disclosure: The lingerie in this review was purchased with my own money and all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I’m the first to admit that I’m a little desensitized to lingerie – I spend so much time around it that it takes something seriously special to get me excited. Brands like Agent Provocateur don’t usually capture my imagination (with the exception of their Soiree collection, as […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Kiss Me Deadly (aka: one of my most favorite lingerie brands in all the world) is having a massive moving sale at the moment with items up to 80% off. KMD doesn’t have very many sales (they’re a lot more likely to enclose free gifts instead), and they have never had a sale with this prices this low. Truth be told, they probably […]

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Paying homage to a retro aesthetic while still remaining accessible and modern is a delicate balancing act. Doing so while having a distinct, and recognizable, point of view is even rarer. Such is the talent of handmade, indie label, Dottie’s Delights. From the early days of pointy bras and girdles to her recent ‘Sheer Show’ collaboration with Mosh, designer Stephanie Kuhr continues to impress with vintage-inspired collections that feel really […]

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A good garter belt pattern is hard to find, but fortunately for us, independent designer and pattern maker Sarah over at Ohhh Lulu created a beautiful six-strap style. When I reached out to Sarah to make sure it was okay to use her pattern for this sew-a-long, she kindly provided a coupon code for all of you to use!  Use Addicted15 to receive 15% off your order. The coupon expires March […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Trends come and trends go, but some things last forever. There are certain classics that transcend the confines of time. This holds true even in today’s “fast fashion” culture — whether it’s a specific color or shape that compliments a wide range of people, or a certain fabric or treatment that stands out from the rest. Timeless trends are born to withstand the […]

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Andrée Ciccarelli is a new face in the luxury lingerie market. Making her debut at last season’s Lingerie Fashion Week, Andrée showcased her love of intricate laces and detailed appliques. This well-edited collection is a strong first showing for this made-to-order brand, with several pieces showing promise of a distinctive point of view that will hopefully blossom with subsequent seasons. Delicately sheer lace bras are daringly cut in demi styles, […]

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If you’ve never heard the name Stockings & Romance before, they were a vintage-inspired lingerie brand that has recently gone out of business. I last mentioned them about a year ago, but in a lingerie industry that’s become ever more-crowded, it seems they just couldn’t get the market share to stay afloat. Girdlebound, a specialty retailer of retro shapewear, still has some of their items in stock, and this ‘Seduction’ […]

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I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but Lucy B Lingerie is running a massive clearance sale on all their Bernie Dexter items. There’s quite a few deals to be found (somebody buy this Glamour Doll bra), but the former stockings blogger in me had to feature this Sweet Tart Garter Belt. Though I’m all about breaking the lingerie rules, if there’s one thing I’m a stickler for, it’s the necessity […]

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