Jeanna Kadlec is the owner of Bluestockings Boutique, the first-ever lingerie boutique geared to the LGBTQIA+ community. She lives in Brooklyn. When I first opened my store, Bluestockings, in April 2015, I wanted to exclusively stock brands that shared my commitment to ethical manufacturing. In my research, I learned the reason so many companies moved their manufacturing from the United States and Europe to Southeast Asia, China, Morocco and Latin […]
The second Holiday Lingerie Shopping Guide is ready to go, and, as the title says we’re upping the stakes a bit with beautiful lingerie gifts from $50-$99.99. I love this price category because it’s low enough to be accessible to many but also high to buy something truly special. For example, today’s tribute to holiday lingerie shopping contains everything from velvet fringed bra sets to dramatic vintage-inspired peignors to luxurious elbow-length lace gloves.
It’s no fun trying to find cute lingerie when you’re a trans woman. The vast majority of lingerie is designed for cis women’s bodies, which makes it difficult to know what will fit well or look good on yours. This is especially true when you’re doing your shopping online. Getting fitted and trying on lingerie at a boutique can be really helpful, but it’s hard to guarantee that any given […]
I’ve talked comfy panties on TLA a couple of times before, but now that it’s been a little over two years since the last article, I believe it’s time for a revisit. The topic of comfortable underwear is one I feel very passionate about. Especially when we’re talking everyday/go to work/run errand knickers, if it’s not, at bare minimum, so comfortable you forget you’re wearing it, what’s the point? There’s […]