Archive of ‘Lingerie’ category

Freya Minx in Tobasco

Fall 2015 Full-Bust Lingerie Wishlist

This week has been a whirl of lingerie activity as brands, buyers, and press arrive in New York City for the seasonal trade shows. I always get into a weird sort of lingerie-time-zone confusion: it’s hot outside (so very hot), Fall/Winter styles are starting to arrive in stores, I’m looking at Spring/Summer 2016, which won’t […] Read more…

Jessica Collection by Tutti Rouge

Push-Up Bras for Fuller Busts

[Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links] Like my post about seamed bras from a few weeks ago, today’s post is in response to some questions I’ve received from friends and fit clients. Since many full-bust women get fitted into balconette or full-cup bras during their first few fittings, sometimes it can feel like the only styles available […] Read more…

Tango Bra by Panache

Why Do You Love Seamed Bras So Much?

…is a question I’ve been getting with some frequency, and it’s high time I answered it. It’s true, I love seamed bras with all my heart. Seams are the best. Seams make my boobs go round. Seams will never give you up, let you down, run around, desert you, make you cry, etc. Okay, that might […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Panache Olivia. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Panache Olivia

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…

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