Posts Tagged ‘angela friedman’

Sweet Nothings reviews Claudette Paramour bra and bikini brief. Photo: Lydia Hudgens

My Top Five Lingerie Purchases of 2015

2015 was a great year for my lingerie drawer. Thanks to the extreme generosity of designers and PR reps as well as friends and family, I had the opportunity to try more new brands than ever before. [Rapid-fire roundup: I took a look at luxury UK brands like Harlow & Fox and Bosom Galore (relaunching […] Read more…

Angela Friedman Fairytales 'Kitties are the best medicine' knickers, $40, XS-XL

Sweet Nothing Du Jour: 1/7/16

I know, I know, I said I was on break, but just popping in really quick to say: LIKE HONESTLY THE CUTEST. Also I was home sick from work yesterday and these panties speak only the truth: A day with these nerds, and I feel much better. In all seriousness, these cute knickers are a brand-new original […] Read more…

Peach Bettie Pyjamas by Betty Blue's Loungerie, XS-XL

Holiday Gift Guide: Lingerie Inspired by Agent Carter

In some respects choosing pieces for the Agent Carter gift guide to accompany the Agent Carter editorial has been the easiest of the three, because at the time her story is set (late 1940s moving into the 1950s), women’s lingerie was starting to take on the shapes we’re familiar with today: underwire bras, garments like girdles […] Read more…

Dottie's Delights Mucha Ballet Soft Bralette (32 A-DD, 34 A-D, 36 A-C), Garter Belt (XS-3X), Panty (XS-XXL)

Holiday Gift Guide: Lingerie Inspired by Irene Adler

Yesterday I shared photos inspired by the elegant, resourceful Irene Adler from the original Sherlock Holmes story “A Scandal in Bohemia”. I had so much fun thinking about the story and how I could use pieces from some of my favorite contemporary independent designers to evoke the cosmopolitan, artistic, and passionate world of the opera singer who […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2015: Women of Mystery- Irene Adler. Photo: Steven Rosen Photography

Women of Mystery: The Actress

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. ** “Let me see!” said Holmes. “Hum! Born in New Jersey in the year 1858. Contralto — hum! La Scala, hum! Prima donna Imperial Opera of Warsaw — yes! Retired from operatic stage — ha! Living in London — quite so! Your Majesty, as I understand, became […] Read more…

Angela Friedman Brigitte Corset

My Custom Corset Journey: Part 1

I’ve been wanting to cover corsets in a little more detail on the blog for some time now. While there are many amazing (and far superior and more knowledgeable) resources available online, from The Lingerie Addict’s corsetry archives to the phenomenal Lucy’s Corsetry, which I could literally read for hours, I’ve recently begun receiving more and […] Read more…

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