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71 Lingerie Sales for the Week of 6/27/15

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Is your business running a lingerie sale? Send it to! Note: (Online only) Sales must be received by Friday at 12pm PST for inclusion in that week’s sales post. There is no charge for inclusion in the weekly sales post. This is a listing of more recent sales. For […]


Is Making Corsets an Art or a Science?

Pop Antique "Sherbert Doll" bespoke underbust corset, styled with pink sheer blouse and Made By Niki string skirt | Model: Victoria Dagger | Photo © Joel Aron

The craft of making corsets is a rich niche in the world of fashion: hand-craftsmanship and attention to detail allow for both a uniquely personalized and exquisitely made result. Is making corsets an aesthetic art, a feat of engineering, both, or even something more? The Case for Science Fitting and assembling corsets is a unique […]


Indie Corsetiere Spotlight: An Interview with Contour Corsets’ Fran Blanche

Launched in 2008, Contour Corsets by Fran Blanche specializes in the creation of expertly fitted tightlacing corsets. We featured her on The Lingerie Addict a few weeks ago while discussing Corset Shopping for Trans Women. Fran’s approach to corsetmaking relies on utilizing modern materials and the application of her engineering background to build anatomically precise […]


Lingerie from the Heart: An Interview with Origami Customs

When I asked the question “where is the lingerie for trans women?” I hadn’t yet heard of Origami Customs. And thank goodness I have: this online retailer designs lingerie and swimwear for a queer and trans audience. I recently had the opportunity to interview Rachel Hill, the designer/owner of Origami Customs. We talked about lingerie […]


Sale Lingerie of the Week: Bluebella ‘Julianna’ Chemise

Bluebella is a relative newcomer to the lingerie scene, but they’ve already carved out a niche in the domain of budget-friendly lingerie. The lingerie industry, like the rest of the fashion world, is experiencing a hollowing-out of sorts. Luxury brands are doing very well, and inexpensive brands are doing very well…but everyone in between is […]


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