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The fourth part of our lingerie construction series covers hems. You can read Part 1 covering types of stitches here, Part 2 covering stitch quality and linings here, and Part 3 covering seams here.  A hem is essentially the fabric edge on a garment or piece of fabric. It can be left raw or finished, with numerous finishing options. Certain finishings can be indicative of higher garment quality than others, […]

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Disclosure: The garment in this review was purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own. Murmur isn’t strictly a lingerie brand. Lingerie-inspired would be more apt. The overwhelming majority of their designs are very much outerwear focused, incorporating striking lingerie design elements like fan lacing, 1950 inspired bra cups, quilting, decorative suspenders, and fine lace. Murmur is very much a luxury label, with prices for their signature ‘Sculpt’ […]

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Disclosure: These underwear were purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Sporty, wide-elastic bralette and brief sets have long been a staple of brands like Calvin Klein, but until recently have been unavailable to plus-sized folks. As a fan of the aesthetic, I’m pleased to see more brands offering these options in extended or exclusively plus sizing. I’ve long been devoted to […]

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Disclosure: These items were purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purposes of this review. SavageXFenty is unaffiliated with The Lingerie Addict and/or this review. Last year’s Savage X Fenty launch was a fantastic feat of lingerie marketing. Many said that Rihanna’s new line would “do for bras what Fenty Beauty did for makeup.” Nothing would cost over $100. Bras would come in a variety of nudes. And band sizes […]

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This is an older “Ask the Addict” question from several years ago. I’ve been meaning to turn it into a blog post for ages (a few years is basically forever in internet time), but, as with so many things recently, it got away from me. I received a question from a reader who needed a bra made from 100% cotton or wool. Because she worked with electricity, her bras could […]

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