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Lingerie of the Week: Dollhouse Bettie Lace Cocoon Robe

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As some of you know, I've been traveling a bit lately for Lingerie Market, the semiannual tradeshow circuit where brands view product and place orders for next season (in this case, Spring/Summer 2015). While the focus of market is on goods for the upcoming season, some brands also bring what's available for this season along as well (those are called "immediates"). While I've seen Dollhouse Bettie's Lace Cocoon Robe on their site for weeks now, it wasn't until I viewed it in person at the last couple of tradeshows, that I realized it was a "have to have it" item.



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Items like this tend to be a bit controversial or hit-and-miss when it comes to the general lingerie-buying public. While I see a robe reminiscent of the Ziegfeld Follies (I love those photos by Alfred Cheney Johnston), other people may only see the "impracticality" of yards and yards of sheer, delicate lace. But this isn't meant to be the kind of robe you wear to get warm or cover up after a bath. It's meant to be a glamorous, luxurious indulgence. The kind of robe you'd wear in a boudoir photoshoot, for instance, or, if you're especially stylish, could even wear out and about with your "regular" clothes.

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Like the rest of Dollhouse Bettie's in-house line, this robe is ethically produced at their San Francisco headquarters. It's also shockingly inexpensive for what you're getting. I fully expected a price point near or above the $200 range; instead, it's a comparatively reasonable $128. That's not inexpensive enough to buy off the cuff perhaps, but it's certainly well-priced for an affordable splurge or holiday present. And again, it's produced fairly and ethically in the USA. Because of the loose, voluminous construction, this piece is also one size fits all.

What do you think of Dollhouse Bettie's Cocoon Robe? Is this something you would wear? Please share your thoughts!


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Cora Harrington

Founder and Editor in Chief of The Lingerie Addict. Author of In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie. I believe lingerie is fashion too, and that everyone who wants it deserves gorgeous lingerie.

4 Comments on this post

  1. Catherine says:

    I love this cocoon robe, I would love to own it. I bet it would make a gal feel like a million dollars when she wore it. I have a picture of it pinned on my Lingerie Love Pinterest page, along with the matching waspie skirt front, waiting for the day I save up enough to buy both.

  2. Courtney says:

    Seriously gorgeous! And not bad for the price, either.

  3. anon says:

    This robe is the most.

  4. Amber says:

    I bought this pretty much as soon as it was released. My first ever Dollhouse Bettie purchase. This robe is seriously gorgeous, photos do not do it justice! It’s so well made, super comfy, and I just love to lounge around in it! I did a review of it on my blog if you’re interested in reading more. I can’t wait to add more DB to my collection, their pieces are gorgeous, very good quality, and this robe is so unique, I don own anything else like it. I also love that each piece from their collection is made in the USA!

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