Posts Tagged ‘playful promises’

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…

Harlow & Fox Octavia Kimono

My Top 5 Lingerie Purchases of 2016

I had a good time doing this roundup last January for 2015, and I thought it would be interesting to do it for 2016 as well! As I mentioned in last year’s post, often what I share on Sweet Nothings in the form of editorials and reviews doesn’t perfectly reflect my personal shopping habits. I’m really […] 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…

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…

Sweet Nothings reviews Playful Promises Kylie Curve Bodysuit. Photo (c) Studio Rezin

Review: Playful Promises Kylie Bodysuit

[I purchased this bodysuit under my real name with my own money. Playful Promises is not affiliated with this review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Playful Promises are doing some of the most exciting work in the independent lingerie world right now, and I don’t just mean their quarter-cup cage bras. There is not […] Read more…

Chenonceau y'all

What I’m Reading this Week

I haven’t shared a link roundup in a while, but as we head further into the heat and humidity of August (at least in NYC, y’all this weather is my personal nightmare), I thought it might be fun to share some good stuff to browse while we’re huddled desperately in front of the air conditioner. […] Read more…

Peek and Beau Anna Capelet (S/M and M/L) and Suspender Belt (XS-XL)

2016 Trend Alert: The Year of the Lingerie Cape

[Some images NSFW] Last year the lingerie geniuses at Kiss Me Deadly unveiled a limited edition lingerie cape loosely inspired by Game of Thrones but mostly inspired by DRAMA, a quality in lingerie to which I wholeheartedly subscribe (see here and here and here and here and to infinity and beyond). While lots of lingerie functions practically […] Read more…

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