Posts Tagged ‘independent designer’

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…

Queen of Suburbia Bridget High-Neck Bra

Lingerie for Smaller Busts: New and Improved

One of my most popular posts of all time is the Lingerie for Smaller Busts post I wrote way back in 2012, and it’s a great example of how quickly things change in the lingerie industry, because several of the brands I recommended then don’t even exist anymore! I thought it was high time to publish […] Read more…

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 bespoke lingerie by Harlow and Fox. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Review: Bespoke Full-Bust Lingerie with Harlow & Fox

[Harlow & Fox generously invited me to review their bespoke ordering service. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Long-time readers will recognize Harlow & Fox from several posts over the last few years (including editorials like Agent Carter, Miss Fisher, and Persephone). Harlow & Fox was one of […] Read more…

'Sweet Nothings' babydoll, ouvert knicker, and choker by Karolina Laskowska. Photo: Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Psyche

[Some images in this post are NSFW] Many of the fairy tales and legends we know and love today trace their roots back to the myth of Psyche and Eros (Cupid). The most notable example is Beauty and the Beast, though elements of Psyche’s story appear in the Grimm Brothers’ Cinderella (the impossible task of sorting seeds, […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2016 Women of Myth: Aphrodite. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Aphrodite

Aphrodite is a bit of a handful, to say the least, and I might love her for it. Her birth story kicks things off with a bang: she rises out of the foam on the waves of the sea (said foam produced when Cronus, father of Zeus, cuts off his father Uranus’ genitals and tosses them into the […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2016 Women of Myth: Persephone. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Persephone

It really annoys me that when we think of Persephone (or Proserpina in the Roman pantheon), it’s most often in the context of The Rape of Persephone, an event which has inspired men to make some admittedly jaw-dropping art, but art that celebrates and memorializes Persephone at her most powerless, most vulnerable, and most scared. It’s […] Read more…

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