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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 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 […]

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My fascination with glamour began with a musical called 42nd Street. The visual spectacle of dazzling costumes combined with dancing was enough to make me dream of either being in a musical, or creating the glamour behind it. Around that same time period, there was another form of glamorous entertainment, known as American burlesque. Whilst musical film and burlesque are different in many ways, they both provide a sense of glamour, […]

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A few weeks ago, in what can only be described as a fit of obsession, I spent several hours scouring Etsy for gorgeous vintage slips and adding them to my favorites list. Though you may not know it, slips were my introduction to the world of vintage lingerie. Affordable, accessible, and heart-meltingly beautiful, vintage slips were my nightwear and loungewear of choice for years. Even now, when I’m feeling especially […]

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Due to the age and delicate components of vintage lingerie, you may find yourself questioning what techniques you should use to wash and care for it. Fortunately, once you find a few tips and tricks that suit your needs, it’s relatively easy. Before you purchase any vintage lingerie keep in mind that, despite the beauty of a particular lace inset or boning in a girdle, not all vintage lingerie will […]

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