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Maternity and nursing bras have come a long way in the last several years. It wasn’t so long ago that there were very few options, and these were bulky, utilitarian, and thoroughly unattractive. Years ago when I was pregnant, I actually burst into tears when the woman at the maternity store shoved a handful of beige, matronly bras in my face. Not only was I wrestling with the huge changes […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Editor’s Note: Non-U.S. prices are converted to USD. When it comes to talking about gorgeous lingerie, women who are pregnant or nursing are often completely left out of the conversation. For years, there’s been this attitude that it’s inappropriate for a woman who’s pregnant or nursing to want beautiful underpinnings. And while this post, like everything we write on TLA, isn’t about telling […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As a woman who has always had a proclivity toward color, prints, and patterns, it’s hard for me to wrap my mind around the prevalence and abundance of beige bras in stores and drawers. (Notice I didn’t say “nude.” That’s for another conversation!) Sure I own the “mandatory” one or two to wear under nearly sheer white tops for work, but that’s where it […]

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Today’s Designer Interview is with Lorna of Lorna Drew Maternity Lingerie.I first met Lorna nearly six months ago at the Salon International de la Lingerie in Paris, and I have not been able to get her line out of my mind. She has one of the most exciting developments I’ve ever seen in maternity lingerie — a ‘responsive’ bra that adjusts to fit and support a Mom’s breasts both before […]

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Today’s Ask the Addict feature comes courtesy of two Lingerie Addict readers, Janelle and Alice. Here’s what they had to say: “Hey there! Any references for nursing bras that aren’t devastatingly ugly?” ~ Janelle “I just adore your site! It’s been such a great source of inspiration and information over the past year. But I’m pregnant (!) now, and suddenly find that my lovely lingerie collection no longer fits. Can […]

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