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Karolina

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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It’s an opinion that’s not always popular in the lingerie community, but I believe there is no such thing as truly original design. Lingerie design, by nature, is limited. There are only so many ways to interpret functional underwear. However, in my eyes that’s not a bad thing. The history of lingerie design is incredibly rich and varied, and I love seeing how techniques and cuts reappear in contemporary design. […]

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Note: This lingerie was purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own. I first discovered La Fille d’O way back in 2012 at the Salon de la Lingerie tradeshow. This was one of my first forays into the industry side of lingerie, and the brand’s graphic designs and unusual shapes made a big impression. Although for a long time the label was firmly out of my budget, I adored […]

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The third part of our lingerie construction series covers seams. As a refresher, the first part covered types of stitch, and the second part stitch quality and linings. Seams are the point at which two pieces of fabric join together. They typically require a ‘seam allowance,’ or a space where the two panels can be sewn together. Seams can also be glued (or ‘bonded’) together for an exceptionally flat finish. […]

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