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Paloma Casile

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. In late February, I attended my first CURVEXPO New York to report on trends for plus size lingerie. Previously, I’ve attended CURVEXPO Las Vegas and other major retail tradeshows as a buyer. Therefore, I was familiar with what to expect as a plus size woman: lots of pretty things not made in my size. Armed with that awareness, I set out to find […]

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One of my favorite things about the Curve Expo show, which happens twice a year in Las Vegas and New York, is discovering young brands from around the world that offer a fresh new take on design and inspire viewers to expand the notion of what lingerie is and can potentially be. Of course there are the established brands that we all know and love headlining these shows and drawing […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. The recent photograph released by La Perla of their Light and Shadow bra on model Ming Xi is such a graceful,¬†beautiful image. Whilst the model herself is a beauty, the bra is pure elegance. The name Light and Shadow draws your attention to what the designer has hidden and also what is shown off. Notice the perfect placement of embroidery and¬†shape of the […]

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It’s not going to shock anyone when I say this, but I have a pretty extensive lingerie collection. While some of my purchases do wind up on TLA as lingerie reviews (speaking of which, I plan to get back to doing those soon), the vast majority of what I buy never makes it onto the blog. Rather, I just add it to my general lingerie body of knowledge. That way, […]

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One of the things I love most about having a prescence on social platforms like Tumblr and Pinterest is that it exposes me to so much young design talent. Brands that would never make it into a lingerie trade journal or into an established lingerie boutique are still able to show their collections to the entire world. And the lingerie industry is all the better for it. One such young […]

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