I could NOT conclude 2017 without talking about the new Bettie Page Lingerie campaign featuring Violet Chachki of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame. Playful Promises has had a stellar year with a series of gorgeous collections and innumerable press accolades. The foundation the brand has built for the past decade or more is finally paying off as everyone else notices why true lingerie addicts have loved this company for years. Playful […]
Rose is a gender enigma and lingerie enthusiast interested in how art, especially fashion, collides with social movements. S/he is working on a fantasy novel about queer youth (and is also a former columnist at The Lingerie Addict). Serena Rees, the co-founder of Agent Provocateur, who has been absent from the lingerie world since the sale of the brand in 2007, has been making the news lately with the launch […]
Estelle X is a queer Chinese-American smut creator and lingerie enthusiast based in San Francisco. She styles, models, and photographs her work on estellex.com. Taking photos of yourself in your underwear can be an intimidating prospect, but you don’t need expensive equipment or professional media experience to create images that make you feel good about yourself. When I started documenting my lingerie collection a year and a half ago, my […]
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.
Disclosure: the pieces in this article were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Whenever I can, I prefer to buy my lingerie from indie designers, mostly because I can be more certain that their products are made ethically. Urban Outfitters is far from being an indie retailer and their history of dubious labor practices and problematic marketing has turned me off of […]