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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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Vintage glamour never goes out style. Ashleeta Beauchamp models some of the most stunning retro looks the lingerie industry has to offer. Photography by Lars Kommienezuspadt. Makeup by Erika Reno. Hair by Miss Rockabilly Ruby. Styled by Cora Harrington, The Lingerie Addict. Photographed at The Kingsley House. While I don’t feel at all nostalgic for the 1950s, I have to admit that era, fresh on the heels of Dior’s “New […]

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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Bettie Page Lingerie by Playful Promises. If you’re just looking for the lookbook and fit notes, scroll to the bottom! Josephine Baker. Dorothy Dandridge. Eartha Kitt. Lena Horne. Billie Holiday. Tina Turner. Iman. These women were the faces of glamour in my childhood. Beautiful, iconic women who were not only black, but also massively talented and gorgeous to boot. They were a balm to […]

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. The Lingerie Addict’s love affair with Kiss Me Deadly is no secret. They’ve been one of my favorite lingerie brands since the earliest days of the Vargas Dress, and I’ve had the pleasure of wearing their amazing lingerie and swimwear in a number of photoshoots for this blog, including my most recent NYC lingerie editorial. What I love most about Kiss Me Deadly is […]

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I first met one of the founders of Department of Curiosities at the Oxford Conference of Corsetry. Gerry Quinton, under the label Morua Corsetry & Couture, actually designed one of my favorite pieces – a cream overbust corset with golden stars made of fragmented glass. I was honestly delighted when I first heard the news of her new lingerie label. Corsetry is a bit of niche area, inaccessible and intimidating to many. Loungewear on the other hand…well, who doesn’t want some of that?

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