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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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Disclosure: This item was purchased for me to review by The Lingerie Addict. All opinions are my own. Do you believe in love at first sight? If you don’t, you’re wrong. It absolutely exists. I know because it happened to me the first time I saw one of these feather-covered, sheer dressing gowns by Boudoir by D’Lish. Sigh. The designer behind these robes, Catherine D’Lish, is somewhat of a jane-of-all-trades in […]

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Note: These pajamas were purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purposes of review. All opinions are my own. In all honesty, silk pajamas were never really something I wanted. It goes without saying I’m a fan of silk: no other fabric quite compares to its flow, sheen and lustre. A good quality silk is the epitome of luxury. Yet to me, silk is incongruous with the act of sleeping. […]

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After a few years of attending CURVEXPO here in New York, everything starts looking a little identical. I tire of the same brands producing the same styles in new colors every year. Unless it’s something I would personally love to wear, it’s hard for me to keep focus. Luckily, designers seemed to be a little more adventurous this season. Maybe they’ve realized making the same bland t-shirt bras every year won’t guarantee sales. […]

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Disclosure: I purchased these trousers with my own money. All opinions are my own.  Luxury is a term thrown around so liberally in the fashion industry, it’s almost lost its meaning. The term can be applied to everything from mass-manufactured synthetic satin to hand-finished silk. One could easily argue it’s fast becoming obsolete. Luxury’s original meaning of excess and attention to detail cannot easily be applied to most contemporary lingerie brands. […]

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