Posts Tagged ‘silk’

Sweet Nothings reviews Playful Promises Juliet collection. Photo: Studio Rezin

Review: Playful Promises Juliet Harness Bra, Brief, and Girdle

[Disclosure: Playful Promises, Dear Bowie, and Fiore generously provided these pieces for review. I was not compensated for this post, and all thoughts and opinions are my own. ] Playful Promises has been on my they-don’t-make-my-size-but-I-admire-from-afar list for quite some time. This UK-based indie brand makes lingerie that feels vintage-inspired yet modern at the same time; […] Read more…

Peach Bettie Pyjamas by Betty Blue's Loungerie, XS-XL

Holiday Gift Guide: Lingerie Inspired by Agent Carter

In some respects choosing pieces for the Agent Carter gift guide to accompany the Agent Carter editorial has been the easiest of the three, because at the time her story is set (late 1940s moving into the 1950s), women’s lingerie was starting to take on the shapes we’re familiar with today: underwire bras, garments like girdles […] Read more…

La Lilouche Bridget Bralette (XS-XL) and Mid-Rise Suspender Knicker (XS-XXL)

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 11/16/15: New Collections from LaLilouche

LaLilouche is one of my favorite independent and luxury lingerie brands. Designer Liya plays so beautifully with form and embellishment to create elegant pieces that combine traditional lingerie forms, like sheer tulle bralettes and silk suspender knickers, with more relaxed, casual loungewear elements like hoodies and boxers. Best of all, since most pieces are made to […] Read more…

Sweet Nothings x Evgenia Lingerie

Stars in her Eyes: Evgenia Lingerie x Sweet Nothings

Today I’m excited to share a special black-and-white edit from the Spring/Summer 2015 “Night Garden” collection by Evgenia Lingerie. Each piece is handmade in San Francisco using fine silk and delicate lace. Designer Stephanie Bodnar specializes in using an inset lace technique, a particular challenge when working with bias-cut silk, which gives her signature pieces […] 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…

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