Archive of ‘Lingerie’ category

PSA: Wacoal on RueLaLa Today

Average-to-full(ish)-bust line Wacoal and her sister line B’Tempted have some discount offerings on RueLaLa this morning.  I’ve been ignoring Wacoal for a while because when I did wear their sizes, the styles tended towards the frumpy, and then I sized out.  I clicked over to the sale page and was pleasantly surprised.  Bright colors, fun […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Derrière de Soie

While I was at my college reunion this weekend with Julia Lambert and many amazing friends, we dropped by Derrière de Soie, a relatively high-end lingerie shop on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. I decided to kick off a new feature of reviews of brick-and-mortar retailers. Ordering online gives you lots of choice, but there’s something to […] Read more…

A reminder, as you start shopping

You know how to find your size?  Yay you!  You are empowered!  You are mighty!  You are adventurous!  Is there a chance that some of the bras you currently own may not be the best fit?  Yeah, probably.  Don’t feel bad.  Some of mine aren’t the best fit and/or are old and worn out, and […] Read more…

Quick PSA

I’ve heard from many of the amazing ladies in my life that they’re interested in trying on certain brands, but are wary of the price or aren’t sure where to start.  Nordstrom is currently running its semi-annual sale, and some of my favorite lingerie brands are included in the sale, although some of the size […] Read more…

Quick Update, while the internet lasts

Time Warner Cable is toying with me, but while I briefly have internet connection, I wanted to let you know that I’ve updated the Lingerie Dictionary post to include a photo gallery that identifies all the different styles I reference in the text.  Enjoy! Read more…

Victoria’s Secret: A Rant

In middle and high school, I attended an all-girls Episcopal school. It was very small, everyone knew everyone, and at some point you were going to have had a sleepover with almost everyone else. Not at once, obviously, no one lived in a castle, but still. We got around. God, that still sounds wrong. Writing: […] Read more…

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