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, […]
A warm welcome to Shannon, TLA’s latest columnist, who will be focusing on the intersection of plus size and LGBTQ-focused intimates. Shannon is an art historian, sewist, bulldog owner, queer person, and femme dandy. She’s invited TLA readers to write to her with their article suggestions at [email protected] You can also find her on Instagram @rare.device. We were able to hire Shannon as a direct result of the TLA Patreon. […]
Maude Nibelungen is the founder and designer behind her eponymous avant-garde knitwear label Maude Nibelungen. Whether you are a lingerie novice or expert, you’ve probably heard of the “lingerie as outerwear” trend. It’s an easy trend to understand; with the variety of beautiful underthings available and the amount of money one can spend on them, it only seems logical to want to share these purchases with the world. Lingerie as […]
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I hate wearing pants. Truly. I live my life in slip dresses, vintage skirts, flirty loungewear, and cute cut-offs. I also live in New York City, where commuting means at least 30 minutes of walking and sitting on public transportation in below-freezing temperatures for 3 months out of the year. But I don’t have to compromise my comfort for the warmth of a pair […]
Fashion is my form of personal self expression but I can recognize that it doesn’t exist in a bubble. There’s something about my personal style that needs to be seen and heard. I know that for me at least this stems from existing in a body that is so often invisible in fashion. And that invisibility definitely carries over to lingerie as well. Over the past few years, incorporating lingerie into my personal style has been empowering. Even though I totally got into the camisole and jeans combo in the early 2000s, I never thought I would reach the point where I feel most myself wearing a sheer shirt that shows my bra.