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Sparklewren

At first glance, it may seem a bit strange to have a £500 corset as this week’s Sale Lingerie of the Week. Yes, it’s been reduced from £1200 (just over $1700 USD) to less than half that (just over $700 USD), but that’s still an undeniably lavish sum for most people. Yet Sparklewren is undeniably worth it. If you’ve dreamed of owning a Sparklewren creation, and if her couture designs […]

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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 skill set. The underlying anatomy of the wearer must be carefully considered, fabric grainlines and […]

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There have been so many beautiful corset photos and design concepts coming up on my Facebook feed lately! I simply had to compile a handful of my favorite designs and news items into a post for you. I just adore everything about this Sian Hoffman photo by Tim Bret Day. The hair, the set, the pose, and especially that corset! This quirky panty girdle features an ouvert rear, attached garters, […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Whilst I’m sure a lot of us identify as lingerie addicts, my problem goes a little deeper and hits the bank balance even harder: I’m a luxury lingerie addict. I’ve found that the further I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole of the lingerie world, the more discriminating and picky I’ve become about the pieces I choose to add to my wardrobe. Luxury lingerie isn’t […]

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For the third year in a row, independent lingerie designers across the UK have joined forces for the cross-promotional Lingerie Lovebomb, a celebration of innovative design and non-corporate (and very often woman-owned) lingerie brands! TLA has been covering the Lovebomb event since 2012, and it’s really exciting to see that this campaign is still around, especially in an era where collaboration is more the exception than the norm. While the […]

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