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The power of an exceptionally well-executed lookbook cannot be denied. Through superb styling and a creative lens, it becomes a vehicle for storytelling. Rather than being hemmed in by producing biannual lookbooks to promote Spring and Fall collections, Between the Sheets releases seasonal lifestyle campaigns that evoke a wonderful sense of nostalgia, cozy interludes at home and lazy weekends away. They have us pining for these moments of escape from […]

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It’s rare when a lingerie brand makes a debut that is so distinctive, so unexpected, that you just know they’re going to be big. Marie Yat is an exciting new label that blends the line between lingerie and unisex underwear, creating androgynous pieces that are sleek and sophisticated. Designs are deconstructed to promote a sense of individuality, with perfectly imperfect details such as ripped bindings, graphic cutaways, and asymmetrical piecework. […]

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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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The best luxury lingerie is more than just fine materials and stellar craftsmanship. It is an Experience with a capital E. It thrills, excites, and seduces the senses. It is a feast for the eyes and the flesh. Edge O’Beyond is such a label. Decadent lace bras and knickers are transformed into showcase pieces through the innovative use of detachable jewelry chains that turn the body into works of art. […]

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The last steamy days of summer call for easy-breezy lingerie. Lightweight bralettes made special with touches of silk and eyelash lace really up the glamour factor. Top them with delicate chains and crystals that catch the sunshine, and it will feel like the romance of summer never ends. A dreamy new collection by New York-based Uye Surana is an ode to everyone’s favorite season. Titled Luminary City, designer Monica Wesley […]

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In an industry that usually plays it safe, shying away from bold prints and silhouettes and compromising on sizing, Playful Promises is breaking the mold. This independent brand has been slowly growing, developing a distinctive point of view while embracing its commitment to expanding its full bust offerings. Their Spring/Summer 2016 collection is a delightfully fashion forward blend of retro and modern, whimsical and classic, edgy and romantic. Several core […]

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The air is warm, the sun is shining, and it’s Lingerie Market Week in New York City! Twice a year, the Curvexpo lingerie trade show comes to the Big Apple and buyers from up and down the East coast converge for a whirlwind three days full of lingerie, loungewear, and swimwear. It can be a bit overwhelming — you can assume there will be little sleep this week between the […]

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Disclosure: I received these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I have a lot of love for Playful Promises. Their campaigns are wonderfully cheeky and far as I’m concerned, they’re one of the few independent lingerie brands that are successfully and consistently producing fashion forward and high-quality pieces, at a price point low enough for the occasional guilt free lingerie treat. It’s a brand […]

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We’ve been big fans of Alexandrea Anissa for the last year or so. A youthful and unique perspective, coupled with an irreverent attitude, has made this brand one of the top five lingerie brands Cora wants to try this year. Adding further to this indie darling’s charm? A commitment to designing for and photographing multiple forms of diversity. In an industry that caters primarily to thin, white women, Alexandrea Anissa’s […]

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Disclosure: I received these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Nightprowl London is a British luxury boudoir brand, specialising in sensual pieces with exquisite textiles: French laces, Austrian embroideries, devoré velvet prints and silk satin. The colour scheme is firmly monochromatic; with the exception of a single ivory bridal range, all of Nightprowl London’s designs are in black. Given how effortlessly sexy and classic […]

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