Warning: NSFW image below. I’ve been of a fan of Kiss Me Quick for quite while, probably as long as I’ve been blogging. It’s no secret that I’m a sucker for pin-up, retro, and burlesque-inspired lingerie and Simone Squires, the designer behind Kiss Me Quick, somehow manages to make all her lingerie a lot of fun. If I could buy the item featured in today’s “Lingerie Wishlist” post, it would […]
Once upon a time, Frederick’s of Hollywood was the biggest name in American lingerie. Founded by Frederick Mellinger in 1947 (who, among other things, is credited with inventing the push-up bra, padded bra, and padded girdle), Frederick’s brought scandalously sexy lingerie to the homes of millions of people across America.
Let me start this post by getting the really obvious thing out of the way first: I am now closer to turning 31 than I am to my 30th birthday. My born day is July 1st, and while I am totally looking forward to it (birthdays are cool), it doesn’t have that same momentous sense of occasion that my 30th did. To be perfectly honest, I kind of psyched myself […]
A few months ago, I wrote An Introduction to Australian lingerie. The brands I chose to feature were either relatively unknown in the international market, or unique to Australia in some way. In the last few years, I have observed changes within the Australian lingerie and swimwear industry, which I’m sure are not unique to Australia. Our close proximity to Asia and the need to quickly create and ship products means […]
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. For a full list of our affiliate partners, please see the righthand sidebar of the blog. Here’s another batch of photos from my recent shoot with Old School Pinups (you can see the first set here). These were fun because I actually styled and put together an outfit… as opposed to wearing a pre-made set. The panty girdle is by Kiss Me Deadly […]