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Dark Garden is a icon in the world of corsetry. Founded by Autumn Adamne (a.k.a.  “The Godmother of Modern Corsetry”) in 1989, Dark Garden helped to bring corsets back into modern consciousness. Previously seen as either excruciating torture devices or comically outdated underpinnings, Dark Garden helped to restore prestige and dignity to corsetry. They are one of the great corsetry houses, and their reputation is rightfully world-renowned. However, Dark Garden’s […]

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At some point I’m going to get back to publishing in-depth lingerie thinkpieces about important lingerie industry news, but for now, I just can’t get over all the gorgeous lookbooks running showing up in my inbox. Karolina Laskowska is a longtime TLA fave (and also a writer for the site). After announcing the end of her lingerie line this past spring, I was worried she might never design again. To […]

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So it turns out there’s a demolition going in the apartment right above ours and the constant sound of drilling and banging really does a number on your concentration. I’ve been spending most of my days out of the house for my own sanity, and most of my evenings huddled over my laptop trying to catch up. However, since our furniture hasn’t yet arrived, let’s just say working from home […]

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Editor’s Note: Some of the below images may be NSFW. The lingerie industry doesn’t do a very good job of talking about – or showing – pregnant bodies. Of course, there’s maternity and nursing lingerie, but most major retailers (Figleaves, Nordstrom, HerRoom, Bare Necessities, and so on) don’t use pregnant models to sell these products. We know the body undergoes a massive amount of transformation during pregnancy, and many pregnant […]

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When it comes to indies, Dottie’s Delights is an unabashed fave. I don’t know about you, but a lot of the news – both in America and abroad – has me feeling depressed. Every day, every hour even, there’s a new headline even more shocking than the last. It’s hard not to feel like you’re trapped in some kind of bizarre reality where the only news is bad news. It’s […]

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