I own a lot of lingerie. People have different words for what I do: collecting, curating, or straight up hoarding. Lingerie is my job, but it’s also kind of my life. It’s my passion and my hobby. I make it. I study it. I write about it. And, of course, I wear it. My collection is probably nearing four figures of garments now. Each piece in my collection has a […]
It’s going on 2 years since I started the TLA Patreon, and it’s become an integral part of keeping The Lingerie Addict online. You see – the more we discuss indie designers, the more we discuss diversity and inclusivity, and the more we discuss the ways the intimate apparel industry can improve…the more the industry pulls away. As I said in the original post introducing our Patreon, independence is TLA’s […]
Here it is: the finale, the coup de grâce, the closer to 2016. Speaking personally as Editor in Chief for a moment, I take our best lingerie brands of the year post very seriously. I start making notes on certain companies as early as January, “checking in” on them, so to speak, throughout the year.
If you’ve been watching the news lately, no matter where you are in the world, it’s likely that you’ll have heard about ‘Brexit’. It’s the portmanteau name given to the ‘British Exit’ from the European Union (a political union of 27 European countries comprising of common economic, foreign, security, and justice policies). On June 23rd 2016, the population of the United Kingdom (including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island) had […]
This is a journey following the life of not just a custom corset, not just a bridal corset, but one of my own wedding corsets. (Yes, I had two.) I feel so incredibly fortunate (dare I even say blessed?) to have what I truly believe is one of the most beautiful and unique corsets in the world. For my wedding reception, I wore a corset that was a collaboration between […]