Posts Tagged ‘corset’

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…

Peek and Beau Tallulah Sequin Bra and Brief, US 32-42 A-I, 4-24 ($39/26)

Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Lingerie Pieces Fit for a Queen

Inspired by our Women in Power: Celestial Queens editorial, here are some holiday lingerie shopping or gift suggestions to help you channel the splendor of a queen, right in the comfort of your own home. In putting together this list, I went for drama, with powerful colors like wine red, emerald green, and rich blue, lots […] 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 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…

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…

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