February 2016 archive

Curvy Emilie Bra with detachable Babydoll Skirt by Buttress & Snatch

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 2/29/16: Curvy Emilie Collection by Buttress & Snatch

One of my most-looked-forward-to items on my list of ones-to-watch for 2016 was the launch of the new Curvy range from Buttress & Snatch. The decadent indie lingerie brand has offered custom sizing for years, but they officially launched their fuller-bust and plus-size ranges on their website a few weeks ago. The collection is growing, […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings' Chocolate-Orange Roulade recipe

Chocolate-Orange Roulade

I can’t have you going without chocolate this time of year, and there’s something about the retro kitsch of a roulade that warms my cold, cranky heart, despite the freezing temperatures and my traditional state of being-single-at-Valentine’s-Day. Also I kind of made this recipe up as I went along, picking and choosing elements from a few […] Read more…

More by Bluebella Aura Bra and Brief

New DD+ Collection: MORE by Bluebella

Last year I remember reading on Twitter that Bluebella was in the planning stages of a D-G collection, but when I never heard anything else about it, I assumed the brand had shelved those plans in favor of continuing to focus on their extremely popular petite and core sized styles. Imagine my delight and astonishment when […] Read more…

Light and Shadow: Boudoir Inspiration from Lillian Bassman and Dear Scarlett. Model: Sweet Nothings, Photo: Studio Rezin

Light and Shadow: Boudoir Inspiration from Lillian Bassman and Dear Scarlett

[Disclosure: this post is sponsored by Dear Scarlett.] I first wrote about Lillian Bassman back in 2013, and my feelings about her work have only grown fonder. A 20th-century photographer who nearly single-handedly created the lingerie editorial, her photographs are still remarkable today for their beauty and intimacy. I particularly love their centering of the subject’s experience and […] Read more…