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Autumn/Winter 2017 saw an intimate apparel market inundated with velvet lingerie. While velvet, a plush, luxurious textile noted for its soft, warm “pile” is always a popular winter fabric, this is the first season I recall seeing it in practically every type of lingerie – from bras to knickers to robes to teddies to pajamas. My favorite take on the velvet trend, at least for intimates, is devoré or burnout […]

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I don’t know if you’ve heard, but astrology has apparently taken over the internet, and it’s all star charts, all the time. Even for those of us who don’t know the first about astrology and lean a bit more towards astronomy (hi, that’s me), the stars and other celestial bodies remain endlessly fascinating – familiar and incomprehensible all at the same time. I remember staring up at the sky as […]

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Disclosure: I purchased this garment with my own money. All opinions are my own.  When Meng first appeared on the lingerie scene, I was completely blown away. The prints were like nothing I’d seen before: lush, floral motifs so intricately detailed and with carefully considered placement. The robes and gowns were clearly at the top end of the lingerie market, with metres of flowing silk and expensive digital printing. Founded […]

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Disclosure: This garment was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Marjolaine is one of those lingerie brands I recall seeing in all the high-end lingerie shops, but somehow never got around to trying. When I was only 16, I recall their slips and robes hanging inside Rigby & Peller and being enamored with the artistry of that complex lace appliqué. 70 […]

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I’m really feeling this “witchy” trend happening right now. Not just the design trend, but the general lifestyle shift. Half my friends have a tarot deck and more than a handful have crystals by their bedsides. We’re hanging dried flowers over our beds and setting intentions as we draw ourselves scented baths. It totally makes sense why witchery is such a “thing” right now. When people feel like they can’t […]

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