May 2014 archive

"Jecca" Longline Bikini and High-Waist Brief by Cleo. Available in sizes 28-38 D-H, XS-XXL. Padded bandeau bikini (28-38 D-G) and gathered swim brief also available.

Support in Style: My Favorite Full-Bust Swimsuits

Happy Memorial Day, American readers! Summer is definitely on its way, and with the temperatures climbing in NYC I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite full-bust swim collections from this season.  With picks ranging from bikinis to full swimsuits to athletic wear, I hope you see something you love! All […] Read more…

Rose and Pistachio Pavlovas Sweet Nothings

Rose and Pistachio Pavlovas + Lucile Lingerie

This dessert is inspired by luxury lingerie brand Lucile‘s Spring collection, and I knew right away I wanted to create something a little more special-occasion-y than I usually make. I was really struck by the beautiful pastel silks, particularly the lovely soft pink “Shortness of Time” range, so I decided to turn for inspiration to a gift I […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 5/15/14: Harlow & Fox “Sophia” Collection

Ever since I saw Harlow & Fox during February’s market week, the brand has become my definitive standard of luxury. Yes, Agent Provocateur is, you know, provocative, and yes there are brands like Myla and Carine Gilson and I.D. Sarrieri that make extraordinarily beautiful (and beautifully made) garments, but, for me, Harlow & Fox surpasses them. […] Read more…

Curvy Kate Daisy Chain in Sherbet/Rose

Review: “Daisy Chain” by Curvy Kate

Today I’m excited to review one of the sets I selected for my Springtime full-bust round-up a few weeks ago: the beautiful Daisy Chain from Curvy Kate! While I’ve long liked Curvy Kate’s bright, colorful bras and wide variety of styles, I had a really hard time finding a style that gave me the fit, […] Read more…

Anniversary Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to Donna M., winner of the $50 gift card to A Sophisticated Pair and the full-size bottle of Eucalan Delicate Wash, and congratulations to Andra-Maria, winner of the $100 gift card to Dottie’s Delights! Both winners have been contacted and have until Monday to confirm acceptance of their prizes. Thank you all again for […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Anniversary Giveaway #1: A Sophisticated Pair + Eucalan Delicate Wash

Our first anniversary giveaway is from the exemplary A Sophisticated Pair in Burlington, North Carolina! A Sophisticated Pair’s goal that “every woman finds a bra that fits her body, her needs, and her lifestyle perfectly” gets a gigantic A+ from me. Erica Windle offers compassionate, knowledgeable fitting advice across a wide range of sizes and […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Dottie's Delights Giveaway

Sweet Nothings Anniversary Giveaway #2: Dottie’s Delights

I just really want everyone who wants one to own a froofy robe, you know? If fluffy ruffled peignoirs aren’t your thing, (A) can I have them? and (B) Dottie’s Delights offers so, so many other gorgeous, fun, vintage-inspired pieces, all handmade in the USA! Try a garter belt or sweeping gown or silk tap pants or a bra […] Read more…