En Plein Air: Handmade Lingerie & Corset Pairings from Orchid Corsetry

Orchid Corsetry was a brand I very much admired when I was just beginning to come into my own as a corsetiere, when they were going by “Desert Orchid.” This year their “En Plein Air” collection encompasses not only craft corsetry (handmade in Shropshire), but also lingerie stylings of bras, panties, and harnesses. Though corsets […]

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20 Pieces of Affordable Plus Size Lingerie from Target

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Editor’s Note: This post was updated on 4/29/15 with additional selections. If you don’t live in a lingerie mecca and you don’t like shopping online, then you’re probably familiar with the lingerie offerings of both Walmart and Target. Today I’m curating items from the more fashion focused of […]

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Review: Chantal Thomass Rendez-Vous Triangle Bra, Knicker and Camisole

Photo by Chantal Thomass

Note: The lingerie in this review was purchased with my own money and all opinions are my own Chantal Thomass is one of my all time favourite lingerie designers. Several of her sets feature heavily in my everyday lingerie wardrobe and her lookbooks regularly give me heart palpitations. Imagine my reaction when I discovered that […]

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Introducing Divamp: Couture Costume Design

Even if you’re not into fantasy wear, it’s hard to deny the theatrical fabulousness of Divamp. Barcelona-based designer Boyd Baten has created a line of over-the-top wearable armor that is equally at home on an opera stage as it is at the Black Rock Desert of Burning Man. Part glam gladiator, part futuristic fetish, Baten’s […]

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Ebay Lingerie Roundup: Bridal Lingerie

AGENT PROVOCATEUR SOIREE Gene Ivory Guipure Lace Corset 3 (M) $988.88 BN, OF

Hi folks! I do hope you enjoyed the past few weeks’ departure from normal ebay roundups, but for today’s post we’re going back to classic roundup structure. Bridal lingerie is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, and it’s coming to you this week in honor of my best friend’s engagement.. :) […]

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Lingerie Exhibition – Undressed: 350 Years of Underwear in Fashion

Lingerie is both a necessity and an indulgence. For many centuries in european history, lingerie has aided women in shaping our bodies for the fashions of the day. We have been cinched in, uplifted, flattened, and padded all in the name of fashion. In my understanding, our expertise in¬†lingerie today is shaped from a knowledge […]

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Book Review: How to Find a Bra That Fits

Disclosure: I received this book free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. How to Find a Bra That Fits, by Liz Kuba, is a simple self-published tome that aims to educate the American market about bra fit and sizing. It contains basic information about bra styles, sister sizing, breast shapes as […]

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Kansas Bans Using Welfare to Pay for Lingerie: Why That’s a Problem for Poorer Women

Kansas, that rectangular-shaped state smack dab in the middle of the continental United States, is making headlines this morning for passing several new rules regarding the spending of welfare benefits. According to the Associated Press, Kansas’ State Legislature has enacted the most restrictive/prohibitive rules in the country for those receiving cash assistance. You can view […]

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