Cake Maternity have been on my radar since my pregnancy over 5 years ago, so I was overjoyed when they offered to send me one of their new, non-maternity bralettes to try out. These designs are part of their new sub-brand Sugar Candy, which claims to be “the only seamless, wireless range of bralettes for busty women”.
While I love Lydia’s design aesthetic, the main reason I enjoy her social media is her commitment to inclusivity when it comes to those she creates for. Every piece of lingerie is made to your own measurements, which you provide during the ordering process.
Wearing lingerie is one of my favourite ways to show myself some love, and while everyone will have different ideals of the type of underwear they feel best in, here is a selection of designs which just happen to be more explicit about reminding you to love yourself!
The idea of period pants has always highly appealed to me. I came across British brand Cheeky Wipes a few months ago and couldn’t say no to such low prices. Wuka, ModiBodi and Ruby Love all kindly offered to send me underwear to try out too.
While some relish the moment of being able to take your bra off as soon as you walk through the door, some fuller-busted people prefer to avoid going completely sans support. Bigger busts can sometimes be uncomfortable to work around while sleeping.
It’s definitely winter now in the Northern Hemisphere, especially here in Scotland where temperatures are regularly dipping below 0°C come nighttime. This means that silken robes and lace styles are being overlooked in favour of warmer options. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to fully renege on feeling stylish!
It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Playful Promises’ designs. They are probably one of the most prominently-featured brands in my lingerie collection, as their aesthetic and size range works so well for my taste and body type. Still, it’s been a while since I have been this obsessed with any one piece of lingerie.
After discovering how difficult it was for her plus-size niece to find stylish swimwear, Olga Caro was inspired to begin research into designing for plus-size bodies and eventually founded the company with young women like her niece as the target demographic.
In July I was lucky enough to visit Croatia and having sized out of last year’s swimsuits, I knew straight away that I wanted the Heka Swimsuit, named after the ancient Egyptian deity of magic and medicine. Priced at £35, this is an incredibly reasonable purchase for something which is made to my measurements.
Silk is one of the most popular fabrics used in lingerie design – prized because of the beautiful way it drapes over the body, alongside its soft feel and versatility. Year round, silk is a wonderful fabric to wear next to our most sensitive areas due to its hypoallergenic nature, sweat wicking properties, and ability to keep cool in warm temperatures as well as vice versa.