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Have you ever seen the same garment in a few different places, but with different brands or no brand at all? Many people assume that means some dubious – or even illegal! – copying going on, but today I’ll let you in on 5 secret industry processes you might have never known about before now! Yes, you read that right! There are at least 5 different ways identical products can […]

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Disclosure: This article includes affiliate links. Mimi Holliday’s recent closure has been on the lips of every Lingerie Addict recently. The brand ran steep discount after steep discount for weeks at a time, clearing everything off the site at up to 80% off. Once you see those kinds of sales…you can’t help but think the writing’s on the wall. A closure is coming soon. A bit of research into Mimi […]

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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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While every generation has its major fashion moments, the past decade has seen some of the most exciting lingerie trends to ever happen in fashion history. Yet, beneath all that flash and glamour, what’s most interesting is how familiar many of these trends are. Yes, they’ve been reworked a bit and adapted to fit the sensibilities of a modern audience, but as the saying goes, “Everything old eventually becomes new again.”

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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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