November 2015 archive

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2015: Women of Mystery- Miss Fisher. Photo: Steven Rosen Photography

Women of Mystery: The Lady Detective

“The term is ‘lingerie’, and it’s the way to a woman’s heart.” –You’re not taking this situation seriously. –I haven’t taken anything seriously since 1918. ** “I don’t allow myself to be lustfully compromised during my murder investigations.” ** –I’ll never again dismiss the fashion world as frivolous. It all looks harmless enough, but you never […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Figleaves Boudoir Giselle lingerie and Fiore Tempesta stockings. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Giselle Collection by Figleaves Boudoir

[I purchased the Giselle bra, suspender belt, and brief from Figleaves under my real name with my own money. Figleaves is not affiliated with this review. Fiore generously provided the Tempesta stockings for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I’ve been so impressed with Figleaves’ continued expansion into in-house labels, and after writing about the […] Read more…

Dottie's Delights Mucha Ballet Soft Bralette (32 A-DD, 34 A-D, 36 A-C), Garter Belt (XS-3X), Panty (XS-XXL)

Holiday Gift Guide: Lingerie Inspired by Irene Adler

Yesterday I shared photos inspired by the elegant, resourceful Irene Adler from the original Sherlock Holmes story “A Scandal in Bohemia”. I had so much fun thinking about the story and how I could use pieces from some of my favorite contemporary independent designers to evoke the cosmopolitan, artistic, and passionate world of the opera singer who […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2015: Women of Mystery- Irene Adler. Photo: Steven Rosen Photography

Women of Mystery: The Actress

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. ** “Let me see!” said Holmes. “Hum! Born in New Jersey in the year 1858. Contralto — hum! La Scala, hum! Prima donna Imperial Opera of Warsaw — yes! Retired from operatic stage — ha! Living in London — quite so! Your Majesty, as I understand, became […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Tutti Rouge Betty in Floral Print. Photo: Lydia Hudgens

Review: Tutti Rouge Betty Bra and Shortie

[Disclosure: Tutti Rouge generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] Like Liliana, which I reviewed on Wednesday, Betty has been a part of Tutti Rouge since their very first season. This bra is RIDICULOUSLY pretty—each season introduces a new print in […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Tutti Rouge Liliana Magenta/Scarlet. Photo: Lydia Hudgens

Review: Tutti Rouge Liliana Bra and Short

[Disclosure: Tutti Rouge generously provided this set for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I’m excited (and honored, because Tutti Rouge approached me with the suggestion) to kick off a little mini-series of reviews taking a look at several different styles and shapes from Tutti Rouge’s Fall/Winter 2015 collections. It’s been really fun for […] Read more…

La Lilouche Bridget Bralette (XS-XL) and Mid-Rise Suspender Knicker (XS-XXL)

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 11/16/15: New Collections from LaLilouche

LaLilouche is one of my favorite independent and luxury lingerie brands. Designer Liya plays so beautifully with form and embellishment to create elegant pieces that combine traditional lingerie forms, like sheer tulle bralettes and silk suspender knickers, with more relaxed, casual loungewear elements like hoodies and boxers. Best of all, since most pieces are made to […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings reviews Panache Fontaine. Photo: Lydia Hudgens

Review: Panache Fontaine Plunge Bra and Brief

[Disclosure: Panache generously provided this set for review. I was not compensated for this review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.] I’ve been on the hunt for a new plunge bra for a while now. I really liked wearing my Comexim Arizona plunge bra, but it’s not the best fit for me at […] Read more…

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