Women of Prophecy: The Lady of Shalott

Sweet Nothings 2018 holiday: The Lady of Shalott. (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

The Pre-Raphaelites loved the Lady of Shalott. Oh they loooooved her, couldn’t get enough of her, painted her multiple times, continually re-conceiving and reworking her story and image. Even Tennyson published two separate versions of his great poem, one in 1833 and one in 1842. The Lady of Shalott is loosely based in Arthurian legend […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings 2018 holiday: Cassandra. (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Women of Prophecy: Cassandra

A Trojan priestess lies sleeping in a temple dedicated to Apollo. Apollo sees her lying there, desires her, and assaults her. She awakens and cries out, pushing him off of her. He grants her the gift of prophecy, hoping she’ll accept his advances in return. She resists him still, and he rapes her. Afterwards he […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Elomi Sachi Bra and Brief

Review: Elomi Sachi Bra and Full Brief

[Elomi generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] One of the best full bust/plus size lingerie sets of the last five years? Yes. A unique take on an increasingly ubiquitous trend? Yes. Incredibly comfortable and well-fitting? Yes. Available in black as […] Read more…

My Cup Runneth Over Swing It Sister Top L'Orange, Small-Large B-K

Supportive Sleepwear for Fuller Busts

Seeing as how it’s been a while since the last time we did one of these, and also there are some new players in town, I thought it was time to run another roundup of sleep clothes and loungewear that are designed to accommodate fuller busts. Obviously fullbust folks are perfectly able to sleep in […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings x Ellesmere Lingerie. Photo (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Review: Ellesmere Blue Fig Collection

[I received this set as a gift. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] WHYYYYY has it taken me so long to get this review, up, I keep asking myself, because let’s just get this out of the way now: this is one of the most gorgeous, […] Read more…

Rougette 'Phoenix' Bralette in Blue Floral Lace, 32-42 DD-F/FF-G. Rougette is a sister brand of Tutti Rouge, offering slightly simpler styles with a lower price point. Most of the collection is made up of wire-free bralettes and bodysuits in soft stretch mesh and lace.

Wire-Free Bras and Bralettes for Fuller Busts

While most of the PR flash around bralettes is starting to fade in favor of, well, just blatant lies from buzzy startups, I still get lots of questions from folks who wear DD+ cup sizes who are curious to see if there are wire-free options that will work for them. Many of us love underwires for […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Bluebella MORE Artemis

Review: MORE by Bluebella Artemis

[Bluebella generously provided the Artemis set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] A few seasons after their initial DD-G launch, Bluebella has debuted some lovely new collections for their MORE fuller bust range. The MORE range retains the feel of Bluebella’s core ranges while […] Read more…

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