Earlier this month, I reviewed a new company aiming to “disrupt” the lingerie industry. Much of the intimate apparel industry is relatively old-fashioned, but in reviewing this company, I discovered that just because someone re-invents something, doesn’t mean they’re making it better. In fact, sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest impact. I couldn’t help but wonder: could small tweaks to existing lingerie styles make a successful new product?
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I hate wearing pants. Truly. I live my life in slip dresses, vintage skirts, flirty loungewear, and cute cut-offs. I also live in New York City, where commuting means at least 30 minutes of walking and sitting on public transportation in below-freezing temperatures for 3 months out of the year. But I don’t have to compromise my comfort for the warmth of a pair […]
Disclosure: I was sent this lingerie to review free of charge. All opinions are my own. I’m one of those people that absolutely despises wearing tights; to me, there’s nothing more uncomfortable than those pinching waistbands and baggy crotches. Discovering stockings and suspenders in my early teens was somewhat of a revelation: all of the comfort that I’d been missing in tights but with added glamour. Consequently, after all these […]
Seven and a half years ago, I wrote my very first lingerie blog post on the Falke Lunelle Thigh Highs. Since then, I’ve bought and worn these stockings at least a dozen times, and they continue to enchant me. Almost a decade later, I still remember the rush of excitement when I first saw those embroidered peacock feathers. Despite a lifetime of wearing tights and pantyhose, I had no idea hosiery could look like this. For me, legwear had always been about practicality — propriety even. But these stockings were something altogether different. They were sensual. Beautiful. Artistic. Indulgent. Glamorous. I was like Alice, and these wer
Dottie’s Delights has always had an incredible talent for designing collections that pay homage to the retro aesthetic while remaining accessible and modern. This season designer Stephanie Kuhr has moved beyond her popular mid-century aesthetic to include silhouettes derived from the 1920s and 30s for her most glamorous collection yet. Just as in the 1927 silent film Metropolis for which the collection was named, the collection has one foot in […]