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Disclosure: This bra was purchased for me to review by The Lingerie Addict. All opinions are my own. Adina Reay is a luxury, full-bust lingerie line. The UK-based brand crafts beautifully-made bras for fuller-busted people, without looking like most other bras in this size range. Simple seam details, delicate hardware and unique fabric choices abound.  As a full-busted person who sister sizes into numerous luxury brands that aren’t available my […]

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“Please, don’t call it lingerie.” With those words, Rosamosario is quick to distinguish itself from the rest of contour fashion. This is a request, but it’s also a warning. Rosamosario is a lifestyle, not a lingerie collection – albeit a lifestyle rooted in couture techniques and an intimate knowledge of the body. Perhaps appropriately, the Italian intimates scene has undergone a bit of a renaissance. While labels like La Perla […]

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From its history to its fit techniques, there are so many things to love about lingerie. However, when I go to Curve New York every year, there’s one thing I’m consistently drawn to: embellishment and surface design. The lingerie industry is rather conservative, in many ways, but intimate apparel gives print designers the chance to do things a little differently. You might not wear a shirt printed with profanities to work, […]

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Recently, someone in the Lingerie Addict Facebook group asked if lingerie brands could design custom lace. I started typing out a response, but quickly realised it’s a very complex question to answer. One about which I have entirely too much to say. The fashion industry as a whole tends to be quite closed off to customer education, so there isn’t a whole lot of public information about manufacturing or fabrics. […]

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This may surprise you, but I don’t buy a lot of lingerie anymore. At least, I don’t buy as much as I used to when I first started blogging. Like most people, I have my tried-and-true favorites I buy again and again (such as the Natori Feathers). And also like most people, I’m reluctant to try a new brand if I can’t be confident of the fit and quality. There’s […]

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