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 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.
Aerie’s latest campaign is going viral, and you’ll love the reason why. The lingerie brand is sending a clear message of body positivity and inclusivity. Presented on their website and all of their marketing are models who have a variety of medical disabilities or illnesses.
Ever since the explosion in bralette popularity, I’ve spotted more than a few brands labelling something as a bralette when it’s clearly not. And it annoys me, because it spreads misinformation and confuses consumers about what a bralette really is.
It’s hard to be an American with a lingerie addiction. I’ve often lamentedhow the limited number of lingerie storefronts in America means we face the perils of online shopping more often than not. So when I found out I’d be living in Paris for six months, I was elated to shop in one of the lingerie capitals of the world.
If you’ve never tried silk lingerie, you’re missing out. I used to wonder if there was really such a difference between real silk garments and their polyester satin and chiffon lookalikes, except for the price tag. Then I finally caved into my curiosity and trust me, the two are worlds apart.
2017 was a rather eventful year for me to say the least. I completely redesigned my website, quit my job to write about lingerie full-time, visited my first lingerie trade show, saw the inside of a lingerie factory for the first time, and was honoured to be named on Lingerie Insight’s latest Power List…
I know I’m cutting it a bit fine here, but welcome to my final lingerie gift guide of the year. Only 6 days to go now! This list has been, as always, the most fun one to collate because it’s the no-holds-barred, price-is-no-issue lingerie gift list.
Previously on the blog I’ve discussed what the difference is between counterfeiting, knock-offs and trends, and whether it’s ever okay to produce (or buy) ‘copycat’ lingerie. Copying is rife within…
Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by Camille. I realised recently that after all this time blogging about underthings, I’ve never really spoken about why. Why do I love lingerie? Why…