Posts Tagged ‘harlow & Fox’

Boudoir by D'Lish Dita Von Teese Collection Holiday Dressing Gown in Celestial Silver (also in Bordeaux, my god I need it)

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Aphrodite

Aphrodite is very much a diva, so when channeling her in your lingerie, go as bold as you desire. I looked for big colors, statement pieces, lots of sparkle, classic burlesque and showgirl shapes, and vivacious trims and embellishments. Red is of course considered the color of passion, but there’s no need to ignore other colors and […] Read more…

Meng Burgundy and Red Silk Kaftan

Holiday Lingerie Gift Guide Inspired by Persephone

The juxtaposition of light and darkness in the Persephone myth opens up some great opportunities for interpretation via your lingerie drawer. In compiling this gift guide I pulled designs in keeping with a few different themes: light surrounded by darkness (or darkness interrupted by light), traditionally sweet styles with unexpectedly more hardcore elements, and of […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2016 Women of Myth: Persephone. Photo (c) Michi Rezin

Women of Myth: Persephone

It really annoys me that when we think of Persephone (or Proserpina in the Roman pantheon), it’s most often in the context of The Rape of Persephone, an event which has inspired men to make some admittedly jaw-dropping art, but art that celebrates and memorializes Persephone at her most powerless, most vulnerable, and most scared. It’s […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings' Cocoa Pound Cake, Photo- Kristen Blush

Cocoa Pound Cake (for a Lingerie Tea Party)

When we were in the planning stages of last month’s tea party-themed collaborative shoot, I volunteered to make some treats to set the stage (and to snack on, obviously). Since we styled a series of black and white lingerie looks, I decided to make dishes that were vaguely in keeping with the black and white theme– white chocolate tarts […] Read more…

The Ones to Watch: D+ Lingerie News for 2016

So, I didn’t do a full recap of August’s Curve show for the Spring/Summer 2016 collections like I said I would. Some of the reasons are technical, as I had multiple photo-related disasters, some of it is because I am but one person and those recap posts are a LOT of work, but some of […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Holiday 2015: Women of Mystery- Agent Carter. Photo: Steven Rosen Photography

Women of Mystery: The Secret Agent

“What’s with the accent, Queen Victoria? Thought I was signing up for the US Army.” ** –I didn’t know our government had such good taste in secretaries. What’s your name, darling? –Agent. ** I conducted my own investigation because no one listens to me. I got away with it because no one looks at me. Because, […] Read more…

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…

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