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Mardi Gras Lingerie for 2015: Purple, Green and Gold

While everyone else in the US is going to a new exercise class or recovering from the holidays, New Orleans is gearing up for the high holiday season: Mardi Gras. While everyone else thinks of the big parades, Mardi Gras season here starts on January 6th and runs until February…

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The 8 Best Bras in the Bravissimo Winter Sale

The big Bravissimo Winter sale is on, so today I thought I’d make a quick post about my favorite bras that are left! It’s been way too long since I bought from Bravissimo, so all of the great sale stuff has me tempted to put in an order for myself.…

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Gift Guide: 9 Vintage and Vintage Inspired Lingerie Pieces

Peach Satin Robe by Bettie Blues Loungerie: Betty Blues Loungerie makes incredibly authentic vintage reproduction pieces in serious luxury fabrics – it’s impossible to not fall in love with the brand. I was lucky enough to pick up this robe and a set of pajamas from them in their sale…

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Vintage Inspired Lingerie Review: Peach Satin Robe by Betty Blues Loungerie

I’ve been a huge fan of Betty Blues Loungerie forever, so I splurged on several pieces over this past summer. They’re just showing up for review now because it was just too hot here to think about satin robes and loungewear until recently. This piece is sold out at Betty…

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Gift Guide: 8 Festive Full Bust Bra and Panty Sets

Holiday lingerie sets are actually fairly difficult to put together a gift guide for, simply because “holiday” looks and feels so different depending on who you are. I’ve tried to include colors that reference multiple cultural traditions as well as some basic pieces that are perfect for those who want…

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Full Bust Bra Review: The Clara Bra by Panache in Gold/Black

Panache hasn’t been on my radar for awhile (at least beyond the Sculptresse line) as I’d had some really bad experiences with their Tango line in the past. Between this and the Jasmine/Envy bra, it’s clear the line has changed a lot – in my opinion, for the better. But…

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Victoria’s Secret Thought They Could Trick Me.

In light of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, I feel almost obligated to write something. But to be honest most of the things I’ve thought have already been posted and published by others. So to avoid repetition  (How fantastical the show and effects were; How Taylor Swift could easily have…

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Gift Guide: The 4 Best Places to Pick Up a Lingerie Gift Certificate This Year

We’re going to switch in full holiday glamour gear in two days or so around here, but I wanted to put out one more gift guide for those of you who need more general lingerie gifts. Here’s the truth – not all gift certificates are built alike. By being selective…

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Angela Friedman Panty Gift Set

Lingerie Gift Guide: Panty Gift Sets For All

I write a ton of lingerie gift guides during this time of year and there’s really one major thing that lingerie companies don’t want you to know: lingerie is a really hard gift to buy for the non-expert. Sizing isn’t consistent, the various types of lingerie are confusing and the…

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Review: Dear Kate x League of Ladies Panty Set

Dear Kate has been releasing cute high technology panties for years now, but it took this series in conjunction with League of Ladies to get me to try out one of their panty sets. As background, League of Ladies did a Kickstarter for a series of panties with feminist icons…

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