Posts Tagged ‘Sweets Goes Shopping’

Reviews: Full-Bust Dresses From Pepperberry

The last time I talked about Pepperberry on Sweet Nothings, I wasn’t very positive.  I wanted to be!  I love Bravissimo and everything they stand for, and I was so excited to hear about the launch of Pepperberry, Bravissimo’s sister brand offering a full range of clothing for full-bust figures.  As the first few seasons […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Peek Brooklyn, Reviewed!

I recently had two scheduled days off work, and I figured I’d take the time to clean my apartment and see friends and catch up on household-type stuff and do some intense lingerie field research and investigate shops I’d never seen before and generally be a productive, functioning member of society. Mostly I sat in […] Read more…

How Not to Shop, with Sweets

Wow.  So, I keep telling y’all to stand your ground in lingerie shops and demand your size or demand pretty things in your size, and I just went into a boutique on my lunch break and totally bombed. Very Nice Store Representative: Can I help you find anything today? Sweets: No thanks I’m just browsing? […] Read more…

PSA: Mimi Holliday

Tonight I had an appointment on the Upper West Side and had some time to kill beforehand, so I ducked into Loehmanns. I could do with some new summer tops and skirts, so of course I headed straight to the lingerie section. Obviously. I was surprised and delighted to find a number of Mimi Holliday […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour 6/27/12

I will most likely wind up spending the night at the office tonight.  Alls I’m sayin’ is: 1.  If the lawyers/clients eat all the fancy food in the conference room and leave none for me, my vengeance will be swift and mighty.  Or at least sullen and sulky. 2.  If the lovely people in the […] Read more…

Sweets Goes Shopping: Peek Brooklyn

Holy crap, you guys.  You must go look at this RIGHT NOW: Peek Brooklyn. I am not exaggerating when I say I want every single thing.  Hosiery shopping in the U.S. for lovers of sassy lingerie/stockings can be frustrating, because sometimes it feels like you’re trapped in a desert of Spanx and control tops. I am […] 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…

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