Pistachio Ice Cream and Pistachio Lace

This is the first time I’ve ever been inspired to bake something new because I was just so damned excited about new underwear. So I’m gonna lead with that: This is the Antoinette basque by Masquerade (one of Panache’s sister brands, sometimes known in the US as Harlequin, just to make navigating the US vs. […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Peek Brooklyn, Reviewed!

I recently had two scheduled days off work, and I figured I’d take the time to clean my apartment and see friends and catch up on household-type stuff and do some intense lingerie field research and investigate shops I’d never seen before and generally be a productive, functioning member of society. Mostly I sat in […] Read more…

Curveturiere Preview

On Monday night I had the privilege of attending a cocktail preview party for the new intimates line Curveturiere! I was delighted and a little star-struck to go to my first press event, but I had such a lovely time speaking with the founders, Mary Pifko and Kelly Moore, having some bubbly, meeting buyers and […] Read more…

Who is Allowed to Like Lingerie?

The lovely Lingerie Addict recently linked to a bunch of lingerie-in-the-news posts the other day, and I clicked on this one, because I thought it would be fun to see what brands women with more, um, generous budgets than mine turned to. Would they splash out on the fine and fancy, or would they be […] Read more…

Virtual Bra Fitting: Butterfly Collection

Claire Dumican, the owner of Butterfly Collection, an online lingerie shop based in Canada, and creator of the amazing cup size comparison chart I highlighted a while ago, recently posted a really beautiful article on her blog about the shop’s Skype bra-fitting services. I have to admit, when I first heard about the service, I […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour: 8/3/12

I went to Ezmeralda’s to watch some Olympics and undo the agony S Factor did to my abs with some quiche and wine, and she had bought me shoes.  Seriously.  These are the cutest shoes my gigantic feet have ever had the privilege of wearing.  I am stunned.  Ezmeralda, you are amazing!  What a lovely […] Read more…

Sweet Talking: Seraphine

How much am I loving myself for this post title?  A WHOLE LOT. This is the first in what I hope will be many Interviews with Awesome Ladies.  Let’s kick things off with the lovely Seraphine Naeymi.  Seraphine is my pole dancing instructor at S Factor NY.  I started classes at S Factor almost exactly a […] Read more…

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