Jeanna Kadlec is the owner of Bluestockings Boutique, the first-ever lingerie boutique geared to the LGBTQIA+ community. She lives in Brooklyn. When I first opened my store, Bluestockings, in April 2015, I wanted to exclusively stock brands that shared my commitment to ethical manufacturing. In my research, I learned the reason so many companies moved their manufacturing from the United States and Europe to Southeast Asia, China, Morocco and Latin […]
Last year, I skipped doing the Valentine’s Day Shopping Guides. Between moving to California, traveling to the Salon International de la Lingerie in Paris, and then attending Curve in New York, I just felt too overwhelmed. But I realized, right around the time I usually would have been writing the guides, that I missed doing them.
Sophie Hines is a brand new Etsy find. Her soft bras and crop tops are an intriguing play of opposites – strong lines paired with plush fabrics, unfussy femininity paired with tomboy appeal, and effortless comfort paired with on-trend details. These structural, strappy bralettes are unique from others on the market in their use of wide elastic strapping that reads equal parts utilitarian and fashion forward. The collection as a […]