Category: Reviews

Lingerie Review: Uye Surana Claire Bralette, Panty and Cami

Lingerie Review: Uye Surana Claire Bralette, Panty and Cami

This lingerie was sent to me free of charge for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Uye Surana is an independent brand from NYC with a commitment to ethical manufacturing, supportive bralets and gorgeous textiles. Their products are all sewn in-house in small quantities, and Surana’s designs […]

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Lingerie Review: Wonderform Plus Size Bra and Panty Sets

Lingerie Review: Wonderform Plus Size Bra and Panty Sets

Disclosure: The products shown below were received as review samples. All opinions are my own. When you’re plus size, you’re often forced to spend a lot of money on lingerie whether or not you want to. There are simply very few affordable options available in higher size ranges. If you […]

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Review: Edge O’ Beyond Becca Padded Bra and Knickers

Review: Edge O’ Beyond Becca Padded Bra and Knickers

Disclosure: This lingerie was purchased for the purpose of review by The Lingerie Addict. All opinions are my own. Edge O’ Beyond is a brand that made a huge splash when it first emerged onto the lingerie scene: its distinctive pairing of luxury laces with gold plated chain jewellery made […]

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Lingerie Review: On the Inside Blazing Star Nightgown

Lingerie Review: On the Inside Blazing Star Nightgown

My love for indie designer On the Inside‘s Elise Olson is pretty much boundless. I’ve waxed rhapsodic about her work before in my article on lingerie for trans women (On the Inside’s knickers are absurdly comfy and provide amazing coverage in addition to being really pretty). Getting to wear the […]

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Lingerie Review: Cosabella Extended Size Thongs

Lingerie Review: Cosabella Extended Size Thongs

Disclosure: The products shown below were received as review samples. All opinions are my own. Even at the times in my life when I haven’t been plus size, I’ve never found wearing thongs to be particularly comfortable for my thick thighs. Now, at a size 20, I’ve come to think […]

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These Couture Knickers Will Take Your Breath Away: A Look Back at Strumpet & Pink

These Couture Knickers Will Take Your Breath Away: A Look Back at Strumpet & Pink

Founded in 2002 by artists Melanie Prober and Lisa Z. Morgan, British label Strumpet & Pink captured the lingerie world’s imagination with gloriously provocative knickers made from exquisite materials like silk chiffon, antique lace, and crocheted mohair. Oftentimes, underwear is viewed through a purely practical lens. For obvious reasons, people […]

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Hidden Underpinnings: What Vintage Lingerie Tells Us About History

Hidden Underpinnings: What Vintage Lingerie Tells Us About History

I’ve been in the lingerie for around five years now; it’s not long in the grand scheme of things, but it means that I have seen A LOT of lingerie. As time’s gone by, I’ve found myself getting less and less excited by contemporary design. Capitalism demands that garments ultimately […]

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A Hollywood Dream: Light and Loungewear with Coco Haus Photography

A Hollywood Dream: Light and Loungewear with Coco Haus Photography

Hi, yes, it’s me with another photoshoot…and what also happens to be my very first shoot in LA. I’ve been a fan of Andrea Hausmann’s photography for years now, so I was pretty ecstatic when she sent a message to tell me she was a fresh transplant to Southern California […]

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Lingerie Review: Mimi Holliday Sugared Almond Bra & High Waist Corset Knicker

Lingerie Review: Mimi Holliday Sugared Almond Bra & High Waist Corset Knicker

Disclosure: I received this set as a gift from Mimi Holliday for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Mimi Holliday’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collections are full of styles named after sweet treats that are neither sickly nor saccharine. Cinnamon Sugar, Wild Strawberry, Marmalade – these simple, delicate flavors bring to […]

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The Most Beautiful Lingerie in the World: Cristina Aielli Lingerie

The Most Beautiful Lingerie in the World: Cristina Aielli Lingerie

A little more than a year ago, a young designer, Cristina Aielli, approached me at The Oxford Conference of Corsetry, to ask if I’d be willing to take a look at one of her designs. She was very shy, completely unassuming, and I remember how we went to a little […]

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