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 […]
Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Bettie Page Lingerie by Playful Promises. Josephine Baker. Dorothy Dandridge. Eartha Kitt. Lena Horne. Joyce Bryant. Billie Holiday. Tina Turner. Iman. These women were the faces of glamour in my childhood. Beautiful, iconic women who were not only Black, but also massively talented and gorgeous to boot. They were a balm to me, an answer to a society and a culture that made it […]
Is there anyone more iconic in the lingerie world than Bettie Page? The “Queen of Pinups” has been an influence on American culture for generations, inspiring trends in beauty, fashion, and art. It’s hard to imagine a world without her; nearly everyday, I run across a Bettie Page reference of one kind or another.
I just can’t even come up with the words to describe my feelings for this gown. If ever there was a dressing gown that embodied Hollywood glamour – that was pure, undiluted, old school, cigarette holder, dripping jewels allure – this is it. The Emerald & Palm Dressing Gown has no shame about being what it is, and what it is over the top, lascivious, inspired luxury. There’s no attempt […]
Dottie’s Delights has returned to its self-proclaimed cheesecake roots in this adorable lookbook that is, indeed, sweeter than cake. It’s a candy-colored confection of pinks and reds, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The cherry on top of this delicious new collection? It’s modeled by Vogue and Playboy model Gia Genevieve (a huge deal for a small indie label). The collection is titled “Soda Shop” and was inspired by the […]