What do you do when you can’t find your favourite lingerie brands in your country? Well for one Portugal-based woman named Kia, the answer was to launch her own boutique! The result is Killed In Action, an online store focussed on high-end, high-fashion lingerie.
I know, I know, I said I was going to get my gift guides done nice and early this year, and here I am publishing the first one two weeks before Christmas Eve. But if you still have some present-shopping to do, then this post is for you.
Today’s post is a follow-up to my recent one on gold-coloured lingerie. Because this other classic metallic can be just as beautiful and luxe! And, I would argue, even more perfect for the festive season. There’s just this definite wintery, ice-queen type vibe that comes with silver.
Bijoux Indiscrets is a Barcelona-based brand creating lingerie-adjacent accessories, from pasties to harnesses to delicate body chains. 2018 marks twelve years since they launched, and to celebrate they’ve created 12 Sexy Days, a large and luxurious gift box.
My Christmas tree is up and decorated (yep, I’m one of those people), and this year I’ve gone with a white and gold theme. I love a metallic touch all year round, but it feels especially perfect for the festive season.
Some lingerie-themed-but-not-actual-lingerie ideas. A great way to treat the lingerista in your life when you’re unsure of their size or preferred style! Many of them are also budget-friendly (prices start from around £5) so they’re perfect as stocking fillers or for Secrets Santas too.
Some of you may recall the full-bust lingerie brand Louise Ferdinand, which has now closed down. It was owned by Sandra Palmer, and 1st Man 1st Woman is her new venture. It’s a swimwear brand that launched in 2016, and unlike the earlier lingerie, it’s focussed on a core size range of XS to XL.
I buy and enjoy lingerie at a whole range of prices, from high-street pieces through to the fancy stuff. But the more I learn about lingerie, the more I’ve come to appreciate and desire those finer details you only find from expensive brands. Like many of you though, I struggle to afford them.
I always seem to get around to these trend posts months and months after I mean to. But this time at least that’s a good thing, because what was previously only a minor trend is really taking off this season. So I’ve got lots of looks to show you!
I recently got back from a mini-break to Venice, a belated birthday treat from my fiancé. It’s a place I’ve always wanted to visit, mostly to see all the canals. But when I found out I was going, my mind also turned to one of those other things Venice is famous for – it’s lace.