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silk

I’m writing this on a Friday, dreaming about the weekend, and wondering, as I often do, when I’ll be able to get to Europe again. My last trip to Paris was for the Salon International de la Lingerie. And while I don’t believe any city is perfect, Paris certainly comes close. The architecture, the history, the fashion, the food…it’s my biggest dream to live there one day (and hopefully take […]

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While I dream of living my life swathed it silk, on a limited budget such a dream is hard to achieve. Silk is expensive to produce and challenging to sew. Many designs that show off its liquid drape also require larger amounts of fabric, such as cutting on the bias, diagonally to the perpendicular warp and weft threads that make up the woven fabric. Additionally, as I’m plus sized, I […]

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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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One of my absolute favorite things about running a lingerie blog is discovering new brands. I have my tried and true favorites like everyone else, of course, but the thrill of seeing an item or collection that’s still unknown, that’s still a secret to almost everyone, is unparalleled. I firmly believe an important part of TLA’s mission is to shine a light on those new, often independent, brands. Because otherwise, […]

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Disclosure: I purchased this garment with my own money. All opinions are my own.  When Meng first appeared on the lingerie scene, I was completely blown away. The prints were like nothing I’d seen before: lush, floral motifs so intricately detailed and with carefully considered placement. The robes and gowns were clearly at the top end of the lingerie market, with metres of flowing silk and expensive digital printing. Founded […]

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