Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

Sweet Nothings 2018 holiday: Circe. (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Women of Prophecy: Circe

We came to Aiaia, which is an island. There lived Circe of the lovely hair, the dread goddess who talks with mortals. -The Odyssey ‘I gave her an embossed gold cup to tell me all she knew of Circe, daughter of Helios, witch of Aiaia.’ ‘Well?’ ‘She said that a man named Odysseus, born from […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings 2018 holiday: The Lady of Shalott. (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Women of Prophecy: The Lady of Shalott

The Pre-Raphaelites loved the Lady of Shalott. Oh they loooooved her, couldn’t get enough of her, painted her multiple times, continually re-conceiving and reworking her story and image. Even Tennyson published two separate versions of his great poem, one in 1833 and one in 1842. The Lady of Shalott is loosely based in Arthurian legend […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings 2018 holiday: Cassandra. (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Women of Prophecy: Cassandra

A Trojan priestess lies sleeping in a temple dedicated to Apollo. Apollo sees her lying there, desires her, and assaults her. She awakens and cries out, pushing him off of her. He grants her the gift of prophecy, hoping she’ll accept his advances in return. She resists him still, and he rapes her. Afterwards he […] 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…

Sweet Nothings x Evgenia Lingerie- Janus Sleep Mask

5 Last-Minute Lingerie Gifts

Still looking for a gift for your favorite lingerie fan? Here are a few options for presents that will ship quickly (depending on destination), aren’t too tricky to figure out fit-wise, and make fun additions to your lingerie drawer. Basically when I start lingerie shopping I never want to stop and could easily fill up a […] Read more…

she and reverie Spellbound gown

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Psyche

When it comes to channeling the Psyche myth via your lingerie collection, as far as I’m concerned, it’s all about that lace. Not only is it a delicate and romantic textile, but it also has both bridal and funereal connotations that feel appropriate for her story. I especially like sets that feature hints of shimmer or […] Read more…

Boudoir by D'Lish Dita Von Teese Collection Holiday Dressing Gown in Celestial Silver (also in Bordeaux, my god I need it)

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Aphrodite

Aphrodite is very much a diva, so when channeling her in your lingerie, go as bold as you desire. I looked for big colors, statement pieces, lots of sparkle, classic burlesque and showgirl shapes, and vivacious trims and embellishments. Red is of course considered the color of passion, but there’s no need to ignore other colors and […] Read more…

Meng Burgundy and Red Silk Kaftan

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Persephone

The juxtaposition of light and darkness in the Persephone myth opens up some great opportunities for interpretation via your lingerie drawer. In compiling this gift guide I pulled designs in keeping with a few different themes: light surrounded by darkness (or darkness interrupted by light), traditionally sweet styles with unexpectedly more hardcore elements, and of […] Read more…

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