Posts Tagged ‘luxury’

Women of Myth: Psyche

[Some images in this post are NSFW] Many of the fairy tales and legends we know and love today trace their roots back to the myth of Psyche and Eros (Cupid). The most notable example is Beauty and the Beast, though elements of Psyche’s story appear in the Grimm Brothers’ Cinderella (the impossible task of sorting seeds, […] Read more…

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

Women of Myth: Aphrodite

Aphrodite is a bit of a handful, to say the least, and I might love her for it. Her birth story kicks things off with a bang: she rises out of the foam on the waves of the sea (said foam produced when Cronus, father of Zeus, cuts off his father Uranus’ genitals and tosses them into the […] 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…

Peek and Beau Anna Capelet (S/M and M/L) and Suspender Belt (XS-XL)

2016 Trend Alert: The Year of the Lingerie Cape

[Some images NSFW] Last year the lingerie geniuses at Kiss Me Deadly unveiled a limited edition lingerie cape loosely inspired by Game of Thrones but mostly inspired by DRAMA, a quality in lingerie to which I wholeheartedly subscribe (see here and here and here and here and to infinity and beyond). While lots of lingerie functions practically […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings x Kimtimates Enigma Collection. Photo: Studio Rezin

Introducing Kimtimates: The Enigma Collection

Welcome back to my interview series with plus size/full-bust intimates designer Kim Hamilton! If you missed Part I, do check it out here. Today’s interview focuses exclusively on Kim’s graduate project, The Enigma Collection, and as luck would have it, I’m very close to her sample size, so Kim generously let me try it out […] Read more…

Designer Kim Hamilton, pictured with models Bettie Buxom and Raylene Heft. Photo by Chianti Images

Introducing Kimtimates: An Interview with Designer Kim Hamilton

I frequently get questions from readers who are excited by full-bust brands and designers, but who are disappointed to learn that their sizes aren’t available. Bras in cup sizes from D-G are becoming increasingly available in an ever-expanding range of styles, but growth for sizes over a G cup is considerably slower. I was therefore […] Read more…

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