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When it comes to indies, Dottie’s Delights is an unabashed fave. I don’t know about you, but a lot of the news – both in America and abroad – has me feeling depressed. Every day, every hour even, there’s a new headline even more shocking than the last. It’s hard not to feel like you’re trapped in some kind of bizarre reality where the only news is bad news. It’s […]

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Playful Promises’ “Ageless Fashion” photoshoot is one of the campaigns I wanted to cover earlier this year, but didn’t have the time to write about. However, I couldn’t possibly let 2017 end without sharing these pictures. If you’ve been reading this site for any length of time, then you know Playful Promises is one of my favorite lingerie brands. That distinction isn’t just because of their products. It’s also because […]

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When books about the lingerie industry are being written decades from now, Harlow & Fox will be remembered as the brand that paved the way for luxury full bust lingerie. No, they were not the first brand offering lingerie for larger busts at their price point. Other European labels have been making 3-figure bras for awhile. However, Harlow & Fox was the first to emphasize a luxury story as opposed […]

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One of my favorite things to do is to follow up with a brand we covered in their early days, and see how or if they’ve evolved. After years of writing about intimates, it’s become very easy to tell which designers have a strong point of view. Even if you disagree with some of the details or the execution, there’s something to be admired about a brand having a perspective […]

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Maude Nibelungen is the rare sort of designer who can make you completely rethink lingerie. Nibelungen’s garments play with the very concept of intimate apparel, drawing on a timeless and familiar crafting technique – knitting – and transforming it into something avant-garde and revolutionary. Indeed, it’s impossible to divorce Maude Nibelungen’s garments from how they’re made or even to truly appreciate them without some personal knowledge of the textile arts […]

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