While every generation has its major fashion moments, the past decade has seen some of the most exciting lingerie trends to ever happen in fashion history. Yet, beneath all that flash and glamour, what’s most interesting is how familiar many of these trends are. Yes, they’ve been reworked a bit and adapted to fit the sensibilities of a modern audience, but as the saying goes, “Everything old eventually becomes new again.”
Earlier this month, I reviewed a new company aiming to “disrupt” the lingerie industry. Much of the intimate apparel industry is relatively old-fashioned, but in reviewing this company, I discovered that just because someone re-invents something, doesn’t mean they’re making it better. In fact, sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest impact. I couldn’t help but wonder: could small tweaks to existing lingerie styles make a successful new product?
Disclosure: I was sent these items free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I talk a lot about lingerie – it’s my job. I write about intricate laces, luxury fabrics and hand-constructed foundations. But no matter how many gorgeous bras, corsets and babydolls I fawn over, when it’s time to do my own underwear shopping, I repeatedly find myself gravitating towards fuss-free, comfy basics. While I […]
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. I’ve made no secret of my undying love for bralettes. Though there are a few fairly basic bralette styles that show little distinction across brands, there are also some great playful designs that make use of soft fabrics and forgo the underwire. Today I’ve done a roundup of several bralettes that bring in a structural element in the form of strappy detailing. I […]
I’ve been eyeing Elma Lingerie for weeks now. It started with their mesh and lace longline bra (which I like to visit on a weekly basis just to say hello) then progressed to their lace crop top with adjustable straps (because wow, the lines of this thing are amazing). And now, like the irretrievable lingerie junkie that I am, I want it all. And I mean all. I’ve been thinking […]