Posts Tagged ‘photography’

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' 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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A Lingerie Tea Party, and Some Thoughts on Visibility

A special weekend post to announce that I collaborated with a phenomenal group of independent brands and bloggers on a project that has been published on The Lingerie Addict! ‘Lingerie is for Everyone to Enjoy': A Lingerie Bloggers Tea Party  Cora, the founder of The Lingerie Addict, has been leading  a lot of discussions, both on her blog and […] Read more…

Model: Cora Harrington, The Lingerie Addict. Photographer: POC Photo. Makeup/Hair/Styling: The Shanghai Pearl. Lingerie: Dottie's Delights, Von Follies by Dita Von Teese, Vintage Vanity Fair via Intimate Retreat, Stockingirl.

Boudoir Photography Week: The Day of the Shoot

Welcome to Day 3 of Boudoir Photography Week!  Today I’m sharing some tips for the day of the shoot, illustrated once again by some of my favorite bloggers’ stunning pin-up and boudoir photos. Morning of: DRINK WATER.  When in doubt, have yourself a sip of water. Do a little bit of exercise– some stretches, yoga, […] Read more…

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