Disclosure: This garment was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Marjolaine is one of those lingerie brands I recall seeing in all the high-end lingerie shops, but somehow never got around to trying. When I was only 16, I recall their slips and robes hanging inside Rigby & Peller and being enamored with the artistry of that complex lace appliqué. 70 […]
Luxxie Boston isn’t a brand I’ve heard of before, but I’m already quite in love. The initial collection is small, consisting exclusively of silk gowns, chemises and robes that could easily double as outerwear. However, I believe there’s something to be said for focus. In an era where every brand tries to do a little of everything, I admire a company for picking a niche and sticking with it. Luxxie Boston’s silk lingerie feels like that for me.
One of the things I love most about running TLA is discovering new brands. There’s just something viscerally thrilling – electric almost – about finding a label with that unquantifiable “it-factor.” Even if it’s their very first collection, even if they’re still working through their exact vision, you can just tell who’s on the way to something unique and interesting. I love that moment. I live for that moment. And […]
Disclosure: This lingerie was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. I’m fully prepared to put my hands up and admit that I’m a bit of a lingerie snob. Generally speaking, only the luxury side of the industry ever attracts my attention. It’s the exquisite fabrics and attention to detail that I love about lingerie, and they’re features that tend to be entirely lacking in the more […]
For this months project, How to Make Your Own Slips, I will be using this Vogue pattern. Before we start, I think it is important to note that both of these slips are drafted for small busted women. I will include some alterations that will allow you to make your own slips to fit a larger chest, but they are not supportive and will not look as pictured on the packaging. […]