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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 […]

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Please note that some of these photos may be NSFW. Playful Promises has done it again, putting out a flawlessly executed lookbook that perfectly captures the glamorous, playful spirit for which they are known. In an exciting triumph for the brand, blonde bombshell (and Playboy model) Gia Genevieve and famed editorial photographer Tatiana Gerusova came together in NYC to shoot the brand’s newest lookbook. This is a huge deal for […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. No one does silver screen glamour better than What Katie Did. Even if you’re not one for vintage-inspired fashions, it’s hard to deny the charm and appeal of retro lingerie. There’s a polish and sophistication that encourages the wearer to hold their head higher and put a little sashay in their step (a six-strap garter belt and silky stockings will do that to […]

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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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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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It’s been several years since The Lingerie Addict published one of its most popular articles, Everything You Need to Know About Pin-Up Lingerie. And the trend just isn’t slowing down. There’s a certain charm in pin-up lingerie where sexily sculpted bullet bras and girdles are tempered with whimsy and sass. Few brands capture this playfulness as successfully as vintage inspired brand Lucy B Lingerie. They were last year’s best pin-up/retro […]

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TLA’s long love affair with Kiss Me Deadly goes way back. Their retro inspired pieces show up again and again in lust lists and lingerie picks of the week, for good reason. Kiss Me Deadly has such a unique point of view, translating vintage silhouettes in a way that is not only modern but unapologetically strong and empowered. Each season their lookbooks (featuring the iconic Morgana) are hotly anticipated, transporting […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Today’s guest post is written by Elinor of The Nylon Swish, one of my favorite new reads for vintage and retro lingerie. Many of you know that I used to be a stockings blogger, and though I don’t wear girdles and garter belts as often as I used to, I can still understand their intimate appeal. However, I also know girdles can be kind […]

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La Figurelle is a new line of shapewear out of Ireland designed by Geraldine Courtney. Frustrated by all the bland, boring, beige shapewear out there, Geraldine wanted to design a line that was pretty and feminine and romantic, but that still offered practical, comfortable shaping. La Figurelle’s current range consists of bras, waist-cinching briefs, bodysuits, and corselettes. The shapewear is available in sizes S thru XXL while the bras are […]

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