Author: Lue Dwyer

Chromat A/W 2014: Bionic Bodies

Chromat A/W 2014: Bionic Bodies

Chromat is a unique talent in the lingerie world. A marriage of avant-garde fashion and experimental, almost fetishistic lingerie, this innovative label is truly wearable art. Designer Becca McCharen’s background in architecture and urban design informs the brand’s mission of creating “structural experiments for the human body.” Chromat’s A/W 2014 […]

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5 Autumn Inspired Full Bust Bras

5 Autumn Inspired Full Bust Bras

Fall has arrived almost everywhere, but we’re still stuck in the low 80s here. Now that I live in a near-tropical climate, I find myself really craving those traditional autumn colors each year during October and November. While I can’t find any decent apple cider in the grocery store, I […]

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Sale Lingerie of the Week: Esther Williams Bathing Beauty One Piece Swimsuit in Emerald – Plus Size

Sale Lingerie of the Week: Esther Williams Bathing Beauty One Piece Swimsuit in Emerald – Plus Size

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. As I mentioned last week, the annual transition into cooler weather means that it’s a great time to pick up a summer bathing suit on sale. Companies are needing to clear their shelves to make room for newer, more autumn/winter appropriate items, and […]

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Introducing Edge O Beyond A/W 2014

Introducing Edge O Beyond A/W 2014

Edge O Beyond is one of the most intriguing new lingerie brands I’ve seen in ages. An intoxicating blend of sexy and sensuous, combined with an innovative use of materials, makes the debut collection of this UK label truly special. We were introduced to Edge O Beyond recently in our […]

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Style Watch: Strappy Bralettes from $20 to $150

Style Watch: Strappy Bralettes from $20 to $150

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. I’ve made no secret of my undying love for bralettes. Though there are a few fairly basic bralette styles that show little distinction across brands, there are also some great playful designs that make use of soft fabrics and forgo the underwire. Today […]

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Introducing Nubian Skin: Nude Lingerie and Hosiery for Women of Color

Introducing Nubian Skin: Nude Lingerie and Hosiery for Women of Color

Every once in a great while, a lingerie line comes along that I’m deliriously excited about. Right now, that line is Nubian Skin Lingerie. If you’ve never struggled with needing to find nude lingerie in a darker skintone, the importance of this brand may be lost on you. Already, I’ve […]

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Lingerie of the Week: Panache Floris Balconette Bra

Lingerie of the Week: Panache Floris Balconette Bra

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Fall/Winter lingerie is out in full swing now, and it’s always a treat to see what makes it into stores from lingerie market. Panache was a brand I didn’t get to visit at February’s CurveNY, but they are one I’ve kept a constant […]

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Lingerie Review: Dita von Teese ‘Star Lift’ Bra Set

Lingerie Review: Dita von Teese ‘Star Lift’ Bra Set

Disclosure: I received this set free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Oddly enough, this will probably be the only Dita Von Teese lingerie review I ever write on this blog. It’s not because I hate the brand. No, in fact, it’s just the opposite. Rather, […]

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Lingerie is not porn.

Lingerie is not porn.

About a year ago, while trying to get some work done on the train from Seattle to Portland, I was startled to discover that a couple of my favorite shopping websites, namely Bare Necessities and HerRoom, were blocked for being “pornographic.” Now just to be clear, I both understand and […]

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Lingerie News: September 2014

Lingerie News: September 2014

A roundup of everything interesting that happened in the world of lingerie this month… [TIME] No, Wearing a Bra Will Not Give You Breast Cancer, Study Shows – In 1991, a study trying to find a link between wearing a bra and breast cancer had been conducted – the first […]

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