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…

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…

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