Posts Tagged ‘Freya’

The Ones to Watch: D+ Lingerie News for 2016

So, I didn’t do a full recap of August’s Curve show for the Spring/Summer 2016 collections like I said I would. Some of the reasons are technical, as I had multiple photo-related disasters, some of it is because I am but one person and those recap posts are a LOT of work, but some of […] 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…

Sweet Nothings reviews Freya Minx Tabasco

Review: Freya Minx Tabasco Bra and Brief

Spoiler: Everything about this whole set just makes me SO HAPPY. [I purchased the Freya Minx Tabasco bra and brief from Figleaves under my real name with my own money. Neither Freya nor Figleaves is affiliated with this review.] APPEARANCE I have NOT been quiet about my dislike of animal prints in the past, so no […] Read more…

Freya Minx in Tobasco

Fall 2015 Full-Bust Lingerie Wishlist

This week has been a whirl of lingerie activity as brands, buyers, and press arrive in New York City for the seasonal trade shows. I always get into a weird sort of lingerie-time-zone confusion: it’s hot outside (so very hot), Fall/Winter styles are starting to arrive in stores, I’m looking at Spring/Summer 2016, which won’t […] Read more…

Jessica Collection by Tutti Rouge

Push-Up Bras for Fuller Busts

[Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links] Like my post about seamed bras from a few weeks ago, today’s post is in response to some questions I’ve received from friends and fit clients. Since many full-bust women get fitted into balconette or full-cup bras during their first few fittings, sometimes it can feel like the only styles available […] Read more…

Tango Bra by Panache

Why Do You Love Seamed Bras So Much?

…is a question I’ve been getting with some frequency, and it’s high time I answered it. It’s true, I love seamed bras with all my heart. Seams are the best. Seams make my boobs go round. Seams will never give you up, let you down, run around, desert you, make you cry, etc. Okay, that might […] Read more…

Bravissimo Boudoir Beau Poppy

My 10 Favorite Bras

There are a LOT of bras out there. Even (and especially!) in full-bust land: the range of options in cup sizes D-K has grown so, so much in the last 10 years. So where do you start if you’re new to D+ bras? I have general suggestions of good full-bust bras I’ll offer to people […] Read more…

Willa bra, brief, and suspender belt by All Undone, 28-34 D-GG. £95 (about $145)

The Full-Bust Bride: Gorgeous D+ Bridal Lingerie

So, look, I am the first person to shriek “just because it’s white doesn’t mean it’s only for brides!” A. you can wear white lingerie any time you feel like it, even, brace yourselves, if you’re single (hello fellow singletons!), and B. even if you are getting married, there is no reason you HAVE to wear […] Read more…

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