Archive of ‘Photoshoots’ category

Holiday Party Lingerie Sweet Nothings. (c) Tessa Flannery

Lingerie Looks for Holiday Parties: Underwear and Outerwear

I have had SO much fun planning this post, y’all! I’ve never devoted a ton of time/photography budget to “solution” pieces: nothing wrong with them, they’re just not what makes me excited about lingerie. It is, however, an undeniable fact that a lot of “special occasion” clothing merits specific undergarments, whether it’s strapless dresses, clinging […] Read more…

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

Women of Prophecy: Circe

We came to Aiaia, which is an island. There lived Circe of the lovely hair, the dread goddess who talks with mortals. -The Odyssey ‘I gave her an embossed gold cup to tell me all she knew of Circe, daughter of Helios, witch of Aiaia.’ ‘Well?’ ‘She said that a man named Odysseus, born from […] Read more…

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

Women of Prophecy: The Lady of Shalott

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…

Broad Lingerie: Lingerie for Your Life

[This post is sponsored by Broad Lingerie] I’m really excited to share today’s post with you, commissioned specially to mark Broad Lingerie’s 2nd birthday. If you’re not following Broad Lingerie’s blog, written by Broad Lingerie’s own Shavaun, or social media channels, I really think you’re missing out! Based in Toronto, Broad Lingerie specializes in offering expert […] Read more…

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

Broad Lingerie: The Black and White Edit

[This post is sponsored by Broad Lingerie] I’m really excited to share with you today a taste (hee, unintentional cake reference, but I’m keeping it) of an upcoming collaboration with Broad Lingerie. If you wear larger cup sizes and haven’t yet read their outstanding blog, or if you’re not yet following Broad’s excellent Instagram, you’re […] Read more…

Women in Power: Celestial Queens. Photo (c) Michi Rezin, retouching Catherine Day.

Women in Power: Celestial Queens

Welcome back to Sweet Nothings after a long break! When it came time to put together a special photoshoot for the holidays, I knew I wanted this year to be different. I wanted to collaborate with new artists both behind and in front of the camera, and I wanted to draw inspiration not from mythology, […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings for Bluestockings Boutique, wearing Bettie Page Lingerie. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Happy Anniversary to Bluestockings Boutique: Celebrating Ethically Made Lingerie

[Today’s post is sponsored by Bluestockings Boutique, an online lingerie boutique specifically focused on serving the LGBTQIA+ community.] I am so excited to partner with Bluestockings Boutique to celebrate their second anniversary! Lingerie retail is hugely challenging at the best of times, but it’s much harder, as founder Jeanna Kadlec has written about in her blog, when […] Read more…

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