March 2015 archive

Sweet Nothings reviews Comexim Arizona. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Comexim Arizona Bra and Shorts

I love being proved wrong. For as long as I’ve been writing Sweet Nothings (3 years in May, eep!), I have stood firm in my padded-bras-are-terrible stance. Well, they’re generally terrible for me: I’ve worn non-padded bras almost exclusively since I first started figuring out what sizes and styles I liked best. I’ve tried padded […] Read more…

Mondrian Cookies- Sweet Nothings x The Lingerie Lesbian

The Art of (Baking and) Lingerie: Mondrian Cookies

Today I’m super excited to join forces with The Lingerie Lesbian on a baking/lingerie/art mashup extravaganza! I am a huge fan of her Art of Lingerie posts, where she pairs some gorgeous lingerie pieces with famous works of art. She approached me about collaborating on some posts after being inspired by a Mondrian cake recipe. […] Read more…

Lilly by Lepel, $40. 30-38 B-G.

Full-Bust on a Budget: My Favorite Bras For $49 or Less

The more bras I’ve had the chance to buy, the more I’ve become aware of the relationship between price, fit, design, and quality. The general rule of thumb is that you can usually get 2 or 3 of those characteristics together in one bra, but not all four: you might love the price, fit, and design […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Curvy Kate Luau Love Bikini

Review: Curvy Kate Luau Love Bikini

Nothing like a fresh onslaught of winter wind and weather to make you want to put on a bikini, am I right? Oh guess what, it’s snowing again, how new and fun, we’re all thrilled, my commute was a joy today, wheeeeeeee. It’s really unfair: right when most of us in the Northeast USA are […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings CurveNY Trend Report FW2015- Blue: Clockwise from top left: Freya 'Deco Delight', Elomi 'Bijou', Huit 'Pure Color', Curvy Kate 'Portia', Claudette 'Dessous', Tutti Rouge 'Nichole', Claudette 'Darling', Fantasie 'Allegra', Dear Bowie 'Brigitte' Robe

CurveNY Trend Report: Fall/Winter 2015

Other titles I thought of for this post: Curve NY Trend Report: Everyone’s Blue Period CurveNY Trend Report: A Case of the Blues CurveNY Trend Report: Singing the Blues etc., etc., because DAYUM, y’all, did you all read the same trend report? Was this planned? Is there some strange designer mind-meld in the works? Is […] Read more…