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One of the things that’s most interesting to me about having shoots with photographers (apart from getting to dress up in fancy outfits) is getting to see how other people see me. I have my own image of myself internally, of course, but no one else has access to that. Instead, the way other people see me is filtered through their own experiences, ideals, feelings and priorities. Sometimes, that’s a […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Like so many people around the world, I’ve caught Downton Abbey fever. While I do watch the show for its rich cast of characters and intriguing treatment of the English class system, I mostly keep watching it for the amazing costumes. I’m a total costume drama junkie, and this show gives me my historical fashion fix every week. Though I’m certainly not a […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links   Lace appliqué in progress — each piece has to be individually placed and pinned securely before stitching! As a student in my final year of lingerie school, the past few weeks have mostly comprised of delicately hand-sewing lace appliqué — it’s a technique that features heavily in my final collection, and a technique I consider one of the most exquisitely beautiful in the […]

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Yes, I am finally getting around to writing about this season’s Lingerie Fashion Week and Lingerie Market. I apologize for the delay, but I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks not only going through the thousands of photos we shot (omg… so much gorgeousness), but also really sitting and thinking about and processing trends for next season. One of the things I’ve realized in the last year is that […]

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Lately, there’s been more (and much-needed) conversation on lingerie for older women. The lingerie industry as a whole seems incredibly focused on women in my age group (we’ll just call that ages 18-29), and the ever-increasing popularity of “fast fashion” hasn’t helped to turn that conversation around. I’m six months or so away from being 30, and I know the things I like and the things that fit me have […]

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