Review: Panache Olivia

Sweet Nothings reviews Panache Olivia. Photo: Studio Rezin

The lovely new Olivia collection from Panache made it onto my list of My 10 Favorite Bras, so let’s talk about why! [I purchased this set from Bare Necessities under my real name with my own money. Neither Panache nor Bare Necessities is affiliated with this review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] APPEARANCE Introduced […] Read more…

Maraki Intimates Carapace Cross Front Bra and Carapace Hi Risers

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 6/24/2015: Maraki Intimates “All Hot Air”

This lookbook is presented mostly without comment, except for little moans of longing. Okay, a little more comment: Maraki Intimates is based in Australia, the official launch is supposed to happen soon, bras will be available in sizes 8-14 D-G (30-36 D-G UK) in prices ranging from AUD$109-130 (about $85-105 in USD), knickers are available […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Ewa Michalak SM Amorek. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Ewa Michalak Amorek

Remember how I was all “I’m 30 now, I’m trying to make my lingerie drawer more sophisticated, what would Miss Fisher wear, I’m now into darker colors and elegant lines and fancy lace and less about the brights and the frills and the froof”? I liiiiiied to youuuu. [I purchased this set under my real […] Read more…

Bravissimo Boudoir Beau Poppy

My 10 Favorite Bras

There are a LOT of bras out there. Even (and especially!) in full-bust land: the range of options in cup sizes D-K has grown so, so much in the last 10 years. So where do you start if you’re new to D+ bras? I have general suggestions of good full-bust bras I’ll offer to people […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Claudette Paramour bra and bikini brief. Photo: Lydia Hudgens

Review: Claudette Paramour

Over the last four years Claudette has become one of the most popular full-bust indie brands on the market. Widely praised for their phenomenal colors and signature neon mesh “Dessous” collection, the brand’s appeared at ASOS, Faire Frou Frou, Anthropologie, and other major lingerie and general apparel shops. Unfortunately their launch coincided with my sliding […] Read more…

Bridal Boudoir- Sweet Nothings wears Elomi Maria Basque and Brief

Losing Weight in Public

[This post talks about weight loss, body image, and public reactions to weight and weight loss. Please feel free to skip if you need to!] So this month there’s been an odd uptick in the number of people who commented on my body at the office. My direct supervisor, two of my closest colleagues, and […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Amelia collection by Bosom Galore, 26-34 D-H. Photos: Studio Rezin

Review: Bosom Galore Amelia Bra and Knickers

Since the theme of the week seems to be bridal lingerie (check out this round-up of more full-bust wedding lingerie from Tuesday), I’m delighted to share a review of the pink-and-ivory Amelia collection from new small-band/full-bust brand Bosom Galore. Bosom Galore’s founder, Katy, has responded to a gap in the market to bring luxury lingerie to […] Read more…

Willa bra, brief, and suspender belt by All Undone, 28-34 D-GG. £95 (about $145)

The Full-Bust Bride: Gorgeous D+ Bridal Lingerie

So, look, I am the first person to shriek “just because it’s white doesn’t mean it’s only for brides!” A. you can wear white lingerie any time you feel like it, even, brace yourselves, if you’re single (hello fellow singletons!), and B. even if you are getting married, there is no reason you HAVE to wear […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Samanta Lingerie

Meet Samanta: Three Styles from the Iconic Polish Brand

Over the last few months I’ve had the very great pleasure of getting to know Marzena, current Creative Director of Samanta Lingerie, one of the best-known lingerie companies in Poland. Founded by Marzena’s mother 25 years ago, Samanta has grown from a small family company run out of her mother’s home to a major European lingerie house, offering hundreds […] Read more…

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