The modern lingerie industry contains multitudes. Consumers have more to choose from than at any other time in lingerie history, from size and price to style and design. And with online shopping, your physical location is less of a hindrance than ever. However, it must be remembered this wasn’t always the case. There used to be a time when you could only buy relatively homogenous lingerie from your local shops. […]
In my last post about Australian lingerie line Honey Birdette, I dove into the brand’s controversial history and explored some of the reasons why so many people refuse to shop with them. As TLA’s resident “ethical lingerie columnist,” I find business and manufacturing ethics fascinating, and I normally try not to buy lingerie that many people would consider “unethical.” But today, I’m wearing it. The Kukuro collection is a best-seller […]
Honey Birdette is a high-end Australian intimates brand that launched in 2006 as a luxurious, woman-friendly brand selling hypersexy lingerie. Today, it’s an AUD$2 billion company, selling extreme push-up bras, high-end sex toys, and buckets of oozing sexuality. Though they haven’t yet taken over the States in the same way they did in Australia, the label now has a few stores in California, and offers free shipping and free returns […]
So I’m sitting here, drinking a glass of rose champagne (not the expensive stuff, you know, but nice enough that it feels like treat). And I’m thinking about old happy hours with my friends Sweets and Jeanna. I’m also thinking about how it’ll be weeks – if not months – before I can see them in-person again…despite us all living within a few miles of each other. There’s an odd […]
When I saw JBC Lingerie’s new lookbook, “DAD I’M GOING OUT,” pop up on my timeline, I was in awe. I saw models in a range of shapes and sizes all sporting badass lingerie and an IDGAF attitude. JBC Lingerie tapped into a level of inclusion rarely seen in lingerie.