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November 2011

While the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is often seen as an hour-long commercial for America’s most famous lingerie store, the show also features work from smaller, more independent artisans.  While corsets were shown prominently on the runway both this year and last year, Victoria’s Secret isn’t really known for making the kind of authentic, steel boned corsets we know and love.  So when Victoria’s Secret wants to use a corset […]

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I’m pretty comfortable with lingerie now, but I remember how intimidating the world of intimates was when I first became interested in it. All those brands…all those prices…all those materials….I had no idea where to start. And I was way too uncomfortable (not to mention way too broke) to stop by my local lingerie boutique. If this sounds a little bit like you (or even if it doesn’t), Bare Necessities […]

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In case you’ve managed to miss the media circus surrounding the world’s most famous lingerie event, the annual Victoria’s Secret Holiday Fashion show happens tonight, November 29th, at 10 pm EST on CBS. Since I live on the West Coast, I won’t be able to live tweet the show, but I did want to show you some of my fave looks in advance of tonight’s viewing. And don’t forget to […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. It’s Holiday Shopping Season and that means it’s time for our annual holiday lingerie gift guides. With the recession still more or less in full swing, this year has been hard for a lot of people. But that doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of gorgeous lingerie. I completely understand what it’s like to be a lingerie addict on a budget…and that’s why […]

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Today is the 2nd annual Small Business Saturday, when shoppers all over the country (if not the world) make a pledge to support small and local businesses on one of the biggest commercial weekends of the year. Here at The Lingerie Addict, we believe in supporting small and independent lingerie businesses too. So many people in the lingerie industry, from designers to boutiques to bloggers (like myself!) are small businesses […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Over 30 Black Friday/Cyber Monday/Small Business Saturday Lingerie Sales! Up to 65% off select Hanky Panky in their private sale. Ends 11/29/11. 45% off orders of $50 or more at Dirty Dolls Lingerie with code Holidoll2011. Ends 11/28/11. 40% off online and in-stores at Betsey Johnson. Ends 11/27/11. Up to 40% off select items at Bare Necessities. Ends 11/29/11. Up to 40% off in-store […]

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By: Laura The Swiss brand, Hanro, has been known since 1884 for creating simple, elegant underthings using mostly natural fibers. Back in the day, it was an innovator in circular knitting technology, which could create garments with no seams. In more recent times, it has become the go-to for super soft camis and underwear that are understated, feminine, and reliably tasteful. The quality of it’s Swiss-made lace and european-production is […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m spending today away from the computer being thankful for my parents, my boyfriend, my friends, and my readers. Come back tomorrow for our annual list of Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales.I hope you and yours are having a very happy holiday. ~ xoxo, Treacle

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By: Kristina A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of sneaking a peek at some new collections from a select group of lingerie companies. From every day basics, to functional shapewear, to luxury fashion – it was a fabulous feast for the eyes! With the holidays quickly approaching I have selected a few styles that may end up on my personal Christmas list this year (for those who […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By: Pyppa Strumpet & Pink Knickers Without any doubt winter is definitely upon us, and its time to wrap up more than ever.  But this doesn’t just mean an extra scarf or some suede gloves. This means wrapping up from the inside-out. So in this article I’ve highlighted my top 5 lingerie and loungewear buys to keep you warm through the winter. Whether you’re […]

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