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Shannon

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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While I dream of living my life swathed it silk, on a limited budget such a dream is hard to achieve. Silk is expensive to produce and challenging to sew. Many designs that show off its liquid drape also require larger amounts of fabric, such as cutting on the bias, diagonally to the perpendicular warp and weft threads that make up the woven fabric. Additionally, as I’m plus sized, I […]

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Disclosure: The lingerie in this review was purchased by me. All opinions are my own. I tend to associate UK brand Curvy Kate with bright, playful, and ultimately feminine aesthetics. Their bras, of which I own a good few, tend to use cheery colors, embroidered mesh, and plenty of ribbons and bows. The Victory Bra feels like a slight, but not unwelcome, departure from their signature looks. With plain mesh […]

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A time of celebration, resistance, and community, Pride can also be an incredibly affirming experience for folks whose bodies, genders, and styles aren’t represented in the mainstream. What better time to show off some of the fun, glittery, and glamorous lingerie in your wardrobe? Even better if you can support queer-owned businesses while you do it! I’ve included a number of queer-owned and explicitly queer-friendly lingerie companies here. For me, […]

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For gender non-conforming folks, going to the beach can be fraught with uncertainty. There are few places where so much of our bodies are visible and few garments so publicly gendered as swimwear. Luckily, more and more companies are coming out with options for a range of bodies beyond your typical bikini or board short. There are many androgynous options out there, no matter your style! Here are my summer […]

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