Posts Tagged ‘Sweets Goes Shopping’

Sweets and Gus custom "Iridescette" painting by Quinne Myers

My Top 5 Lingerie Purchases of 2019

Welcome to 2020, the world is still…well, let us do as one angry site visitor accused us of doing several years ago and continue to focus on the frivolous. I’m streeeetching the definition of “lingerie” for this year’s post (you can also check out 2015, 2016, and 2018‘s top 5 lists) to include anything lingerie, […] Read more…

This whole look is available to buy in New York City! From Bravissimo: a super plunging bra up to a J cup with a gorgeous lace back, and from The Rack Shack, a dramatic sheer skirt with gold embroidery by Playful Promises

Holiday Lingerie! Festive Styles and Where to Buy Them

A quick programming note: my budget did not include a big holiday editorial series this year, but part of that is because I have a different project I’m pitching to a few other outlets, so hopefully I’ll be able to share that soon! If you’d like to revisit previous year’s editorials, you can see them […] Read more…

Charlotte by Parfait, band sizes 28-40, cup sizes E-GG

Where to Buy Bras Bigger than a D Cup

[This post contains affiliate links.] Sweet Nothings turns 4 years old today! I still can’t really process my good fortune to have started a project that’s brought me so much joy and has given me the chance to meet such interesting, passionate, smart, talented people, from my readers to designers, retailers, other bloggers, and brand […] Read more…

"Snow in September" camisole by I.D. Sarrieri

Sweets Goes Shopping: A Continuing Education at the Atelier at Journelle

I participate in a few private Facebook groups for lingerie professionals and enthusiasts, and by and large I’ve had nothing but pleasant experiences. I get to see so many different sides to the industry: other bloggers participate, yes, but I also hear from journalists, educators, retailers, designers, and marketing representatives. It’s so valuable to learn not only how […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Saks

I’ve written a lot about in-store bra shopping experiences, like here, when I wrote about all I wanted a lingerie shopping/fitting experience to be, here, when I wrote about what a customer can do to have the best experience possible, and here, when I wrote about some not-so-great experiences I had while taking a friend […] Read more…

Bra Shopping in New York: Some Reports from the Trenches

As part of my homework for The Fab Fit Academy, I have to fit and interview 5-10 “customers” a week.  As I don’t currently work in retail, this means scheduling some time with volunteers who will let me take them to a department store and fit them there using the store’s inventory.  This weekend saw […] Read more…

What a Good Fitting Experience Should Be Like

or How I Will Run the First American Bravissimo, Because Obviously They’d Just Let an Internet Stranger Run the First Overseas Expansion of their Baby There has been a lot of internet chatter lately about the new Lifetime series Double Divas, which purports to educate American women about good fit, bra sizes, and breast health, […] Read more…

Reviews: Full-Bust Dresses From Pepperberry

The last time I talked about Pepperberry on Sweet Nothings, I wasn’t very positive.  I wanted to be!  I love Bravissimo and everything they stand for, and I was so excited to hear about the launch of Pepperberry, Bravissimo’s sister brand offering a full range of clothing for full-bust figures.  As the first few seasons […] Read more…

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