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As we enter the last few days of 2016, it’s time to take a look back at our favorite brands, lookbooks and blog posts of the year. These year-end roundups are among my favorite articles to put together. I spend so much time planning for the next post or project, that I don’t always get to look back and treasure an especially good article or photoshoot or brand campaign. Some […]

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This past Sunday, I got to meet burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese. I wasn’t alone, of course.┬áDita was doing a meet and greet at Dark Garden Unique Corsetry to promote her Von Follies lingerie line as well as her perfumes, both of which are exclusively available within San Francisco at Dark Garden. Dark Garden has been Dita’s “go-to corsetmaker for the past 15 years,” and I’ve been working there for […]

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It’s been a while since my last installment on corset care, 3 Reasons to Unlace Before Unbusking Your Corset, and today’s feature on cleaning a corset has been a long time in coming. Some of the tips in here will be repeated from the first Corset Care 101 piece; as they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! What can you do to minimize the need […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. We talk a lot about the fashion of lingerie here on the blog, and, for me at least, that often means talking about things I’m not necessarily wearing. Like most women, I have brands and styles and colors I go to again and again and they don’t always make an appearance when I’m sharing photos from an upcoming collection or writing a review for […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Last year, I wrote an article about one of my personal passions — comfy knickers. I know a lot of people talk about the comfort factor when it comes to bras and shapewear and hosiery, but to me, comfortable underpants are pretty important too. I hate knickers that bind and twist and bunch and dig, and since there’s about a 12 inch difference between […]

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