Posts Tagged ‘FYI by Dani Read’

Sweet Nothings for Bluestockings Boutique, wearing Bettie Page Lingerie. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Happy Anniversary to Bluestockings Boutique: Celebrating Ethically Made Lingerie

[Today’s post is sponsored by Bluestockings Boutique, an online lingerie boutique specifically focused on serving the LGBTQIA+ community.] I am so excited to partner with Bluestockings Boutique to celebrate their second anniversary! Lingerie retail is hugely challenging at the best of times, but it’s much harder, as founder Jeanna Kadlec has written about in her blog, when […] 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 Playful Promises Juliet collection. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Playful Promises Juliet Harness Bra, Brief, and Girdle

[Disclosure: Playful Promises, Dear Bowie, and Fiore generously provided these pieces for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own. ] Playful Promises has been on my they-don’t-make-my-size-but-I-admire-from-afar list for quite some time. This UK-based indie brand makes lingerie that feels vintage-inspired yet modern at the same time; […] 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…

FYI by Dani Read at Lingerie Fashion Week

Lingerie Fashion Week F/W 2014 Day 2: FYI by Dani Read

I couldn’t wait to see FYI by Dani Read again.  As the opening night show from last February’s shows, the brand dazzled me with luxury lingerie and loungewear under a decidedly dark, bondage influence.  I love the sophistication and care she brings to each of her designs, the contrast of soft, sheer silk robes and […] Read more…

Affinitas Intimates at Lingerie Fashion Week

Lingerie Fashion Week and the Fall/Winter 2014 Trade Shows

It’s that time again: Lingerie Fashion Week returns this week to preview the upcoming Fall/Winter 2014 collections!  The fun begins tomorrow night with the opening runway show from Bradelis New York and continues through Saturday, with a closing runway show from Affinitas and Parfait.  This season moves to a new venue and features more designers than […] Read more…

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Lingerie Fashion Week Day 1: FYI by Dani Read

Y’all, I never in a million years thought I’d ever be at a fashion show.  No way.  I like to think I have a strong sense of personal style (feminine, classic, structured, blah blah), but fashionable?  Not as such.  On the train on the way to Metropolitan Pavilion, I decided that everyone would A) judge, […] Read more…