Posts Tagged ‘luxury’

Ada by Scarletta Lingerie

New for 2015: 6 Exciting New Full-Bust Brands Debut

Remember how in January of 2013 I was unbelievably excited about the launch of Tutti Rouge? A lot of that excitement was because at the time, it felt like Freya, Fantasie, and Panache (and increasingly, Curvy Kate) were the only players in the full-bust game, and then along came this unabashedly cute, almost kitschy, independent brand with a strongly […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings Goes to London

Lingerie Adventures in London

I went to London you guys! Oh man, it was so great. I seriously loved it. I’d been looking forward to this trip for a long, long time. My last big vacation was 5 years go, I’d never traveled alone, I was turning 30, and London was at the top of my list of travel […] Read more…

Angela Friedman Adrienne Ruffle Panties Sweet Nothings

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Angela Friedman Fall/Winter 2014 Knickers

I’m really, really, REALLY excited to share an early preview of two styles from Angela Friedman’s Fall/Winter 2014 Muse collection: the high-waist “Adrienne” ruffle panties and the “Laurel” ruffle bikini panties. Full disclosure right off the bat: I received these as a holiday present from Angela, because we’re buds and neighbors. She gave me two […] Read more…

Lingerie for Lady Detectives- Inspired by Miss Phryne Fisher

Lingerie for Lady Detectives: Inspired by Miss Phryne Fisher

Guys, in case I haven’t made it clear over the last few posts, I STRONGLY FEEL that you should check out the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, starring Essie Davis as the Honourable Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher (season 1 is streaming on Netflix, season 3 was just announced, and season 2 is available exclusively on […] Read more…

Rose and Pistachio Pavlovas Sweet Nothings

Rose and Pistachio Pavlovas + Lucile Lingerie

This dessert is inspired by luxury lingerie brand Lucile‘s Spring collection, and I knew right away I wanted to create something a little more special-occasion-y than I usually make. I was really struck by the beautiful pastel silks, particularly the lovely soft pink “Shortness of Time” range, so I decided to turn for inspiration to a gift I […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 5/15/14: Harlow & Fox “Sophia” Collection

Ever since I saw Harlow & Fox during February’s market week, the brand has become my definitive standard of luxury. Yes, Agent Provocateur is, you know, provocative, and yes there are brands like Myla and Carine Gilson and I.D. Sarrieri that make extraordinarily beautiful (and beautifully made) garments, but, for me, Harlow & Fox surpasses them. […] Read more…

Layneau Collection at Lingerie Fashion Week FW 2014 8

Lingerie Fashion Week F/W 2014 Day 3: Layneau Collection and Kix’ies Thigh Highs

The final day of Lingerie Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 began with an elegant, sophisticated presentation from Layneau Collection.  In a market that is rich with cute, trendy, occasionally frilly options for younger customers, Layneau is a true luxury brand (prices in the $850-2500 range) designed for a more sophisticated and mature woman. The pieces are […] Read more…

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