The subject of pricing is perhaps one of the most emotionally fraught topics in the lingerie world. Consumers are often convinced they’re paying too much for lingerie, while brands and retailers frequently believe their margins are too small. Furthermore, it is true that margins in the lingerie industry are among the narrowest in the fashion world; an absence of automation combined with specialty fabrics and hire R & D costs all mean that lingerie is incredibly expensive to produce…far more than a t-shirt or a pair of jeans.
Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Editor’s Note: Many of these items are likely discontinued and unavailable by now. However, it’s always worth checking the stores to see what’s currently in stock. When it comes to lingerie, plus size customers are a consistently underserved demographic. Not only are there fewer pieces to choose from, the items that are out there aren’t always very good quality. While buying custom (such […]
Alexis’ amazing guest post about lingerie and cosplay a few weeks ago got me thinking. Though I’ve never attended San Diego Comic-Con, I do attend Dragon*Con and Emerald City Comicon and Portland Comicon pretty regularly. And while I don’t think of myself as a “cosplayer” (in my opinion, that implies a level of skill I simply don’t have), dressing up is definitely part of how I have fun at these […]
Leg Avenue, a company that used to be known primarily for, well, cheap hosiery, lingerie, and Halloween costumes, stepped up their game a few seasons ago by debuting a new pinup-inspired lingerie collection. That collection, which proved to be a big hit, has gone by a couple of other names since then, notably as the “burlesque” collection. Well, this past season, Leg Avenue decided to rebrand the entire series (and […]