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I just can’t even come up with the words to describe my feelings for this gown. If ever there was a dressing gown that embodied Hollywood glamour – that was pure, undiluted, old school, cigarette holder, dripping jewels allure – this is it. The Emerald & Palm Dressing Gown has no shame about being what it is, and what it is over the top, lascivious, inspired luxury. There’s no attempt […]

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[Disclosure: These items were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own.] I wear a lot of pink. Like, a lot. The desk where I’m writing this is pink, my hair is usually a little pink, and yep, most of my lingerie is pink. So naturally, when The Pink Pantaloon Co. introduced themselves, I was all. over. it. An entirely pink lingerie company? Yes, please. All of […]

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While the intimate apparel industry is built on functionality and practicality, my favorite kind of lingerie always has an element of the fantastical. Whether we’re talking operatic dressing gowns or sci-fi inspired bustiers, I love lingerie that tells a story. Years ago, before the bondage trend and the bralette trend, brands were all about the pinup trend. Inspired by women like Dita Von Teese, retailers tripped over themselves to offer […]

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Dottie’s Delights has returned to its self-proclaimed cheesecake roots in this adorable lookbook that is, indeed, sweeter than cake. It’s a candy-colored confection of pinks and reds, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The cherry on top of this delicious new collection? It’s modeled by Vogue and Playboy model Gia Genevieve (a huge deal for a small indie label). The collection is titled “Soda Shop” and was inspired by the […]

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Disclosure: I received these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. With the holidays officially here, you may be hanging stockings by the fire or donning wooly socks to warm your chilled toes. Today I’m reviewing Gio Stockings, which are of an entirely different nature. Gio’s nylon stockings are made in England on original Reading knitting machines, “just as they were made in the 1960s.” […]

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We’ve covered plus size panties and bras several times at The Lingerie Addict, but today I wanted to cover your options if you are above the standard plus size range. Panties that come in a 6X or higher can be harder to source, making it a severely underserved market. Luckily, several companies have come to the rescue and produced panties in a wide range of sizes, some up to a […]

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Dottie’s Delights has always had an incredible talent for designing collections that pay homage to the retro aesthetic while remaining accessible and modern. This season designer Stephanie Kuhr has moved beyond her popular mid-century aesthetic to include silhouettes derived from the 1920s and 30s for her most glamorous collection yet. Just as in the 1927 silent film Metropolis for which the collection was named, the collection has one foot in […]

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Please note that some of these photos may be NSFW. Playful Promises has done it again, putting out a flawlessly executed lookbook that perfectly captures the glamorous, playful spirit for which they are known. In an exciting triumph for the brand, blonde bombshell (and Playboy model) Gia Genevieve and famed editorial photographer Tatiana Gerusova came together in NYC to shoot the brand’s newest lookbook. This is a huge deal for […]

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This blog post contains images which are NSFW. There is a saying in the fashion industry that everything old is new again, and this is perhaps no more true than in the world of lingerie. The basic silhouette of the bra and panty has remained unchanged for decades, and a global, interconnected intimate apparel industry (run by only a handful of major companies) means less variation in both style and […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Now that the weather’s growing colder (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway), I’m thinking more and more about seasonally-appropriate autumnal accessories. This is peak robe season for me. It’s cool enough that I’ll want to throw something over my shoulders in the morning or late at night, but not so cold that I’m spending all my time in fluffy fleece lounge sets. This is […]

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