Boudoir by D'Lish Dita Von Teese Collection Holiday Dressing Gown in Celestial Silver (also in Bordeaux, my god I need it)

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Aphrodite

Aphrodite is very much a diva, so when channeling her in your lingerie, go as bold as you desire. I looked for big colors, statement pieces, lots of sparkle, classic burlesque and showgirl shapes, and vivacious trims and embellishments. Red is of course considered the color of passion, but there’s no need to ignore other colors and […] Read more…

Meng Burgundy and Red Silk Kaftan

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Persephone

The juxtaposition of light and darkness in the Persephone myth opens up some great opportunities for interpretation via your lingerie drawer. In compiling this gift guide I pulled designs in keeping with a few different themes: light surrounded by darkness (or darkness interrupted by light), traditionally sweet styles with unexpectedly more hardcore elements, and of […] Read more…

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Women of Myth: Psyche

[Some images in this post are NSFW] Many of the fairy tales and legends we know and love today trace their roots back to the myth of Psyche and Eros (Cupid). The most notable example is Beauty and the Beast, though elements of Psyche’s story appear in the Grimm Brothers’ Cinderella (the impossible task of sorting seeds, […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2016 Women of Myth: Aphrodite. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Aphrodite

Aphrodite is a bit of a handful, to say the least, and I might love her for it. Her birth story kicks things off with a bang: she rises out of the foam on the waves of the sea (said foam produced when Cronus, father of Zeus, cuts off his father Uranus’ genitals and tosses them into the […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2016 Women of Myth: Persephone. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Persephone

It really annoys me that when we think of Persephone (or Proserpina in the Roman pantheon), it’s most often in the context of The Rape of Persephone, an event which has inspired men to make some admittedly jaw-dropping art, but art that celebrates and memorializes Persephone at her most powerless, most vulnerable, and most scared. It’s […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Ewa Michalak BM Klejnot Bra and Briefs. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Review: Ewa Michalak BM Klejnot Bra and Briefs

[Ewa Michalak generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Several weeks ago I received a surprise order confirmation email from Ewa Michalak, followed shortly thereafter by a delivery of two brand-new styles from the Polish full-bust brand’s Fall/Winter collections. Now that these […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Samanta Ollanta A122 Black. Photo (c) Studio Rezin

Review: Samanta Ollanta Bra and Short

[Disclosure: Samanta generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Well, I won’t lie, my heart isn’t really in lingerie blogging right now. I’m still reeling from the results of the US election, trying to come to terms with the fact that […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Avocado Jewel. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Review: Avocado Jewel Bra and Short

[Avocado generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] After having the opportunity to share Avocado’s new website launch and new collections with you earlier this year, I was very much looking forward to trying the brand for myself. When I first […] Read more…

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