Posts Tagged ‘Sylvie Rosokoff’

Sweet Nothings reviews Harlow and Fox Nova Pajamas. Photo (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Review: Harlow & Fox Nova Pyjamas

[I received these pajamas as compensation for working for Harlow & Fox at trade events. My opinions are my own.] I told you all 2019 was going to be the year of Fancy Jammies, and I MANIFESTED it. We’re now in August, and I’m so pleased with my new pajama wardrobe. I’ve thrown out all the […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings wears Empreinte Ashley. Photo (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Review: Empreinte Ashley Full Cup Bra and Briefs

[Empreinte generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] This collection was one of the standout sets from the Spring/Summer 2019 trade shows. Empreinte is a French lingerie brand known for their classic shapes and intricate embroidery, but this collection is a […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Playful Promises Ezmae. Photo (c) Sylvie Rosokoff

Review: Playful Promises Ezmae Bra and Brief

[I purchased this set 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 appears on my list of brands to watch in 2019 because of lingerie sets just like this one. This brand has added an astonishing number […] Read more…

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…

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