Category: Reviews

The “Made in China” Bias: Is Made in the US/UK Lingerie Always Better?

The “Made in China” Bias: Is Made in the US/UK Lingerie Always Better?

Today’s guest post was written by Emma Parker, Founder and Director of Playful Promises, a UK-based lingerie label known for trendy designs that manage to be vintage-inspired yet thoroughly modern. Some time ago there was an article on the Lingerie Addict that raised some concern in me. It was well-meant […]

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Five Plus Size Lingerie Items To Wear As Outerwear

Five Plus Size Lingerie Items To Wear As Outerwear

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Some of the products shown below were received as review samples. All opinions are my own. Fashion is my form of personal self expression but I can recognize that it doesn’t exist in a bubble. There’s something about my personal style that needs […]

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Review: Impish Lee Custom Lingerie, Part 2

Review: Impish Lee Custom Lingerie, Part 2

Disclosure: I received this lingerie from Impish Lee for review purposes free of charge. All opinions are my own. This article is the second installment in my review of Impish Lee’s designs. The first part focused on the specifics of the lingerie itself, from quality of construction to fit. This […]

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Review: Ellesmere Lingerie

Review: Ellesmere Lingerie

Disclosure: the pieces in this article were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Ellesmere Lingerie is a Montreal-based brand launched this past February by indie designer, Julia Rechel. Julia’s sophisticated, elegant designs are inspired by the aesthetics of the Northern Lights, her […]

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The Best Sports Bras for Physical, Outdoor Labor (And What The Sports Bra Industry Needs to Improve)

The Best Sports Bras for Physical, Outdoor Labor (And What The Sports Bra Industry Needs to Improve)

Today’s guest post is by Stella, a graduate student in forestry, who will be returning to full-time tree care following the completion of her degree later this fall. When I started a job in late April working for a tree care company in a major metropolitan area in the Northeastern […]

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Lingerie of the Week: Fantasy Plus Size Nicole Teddy and Sabrina Tulle Skirt

Lingerie of the Week: Fantasy Plus Size Nicole Teddy and Sabrina Tulle Skirt

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. The real trends for plus size lingerie aren’t coming out of boutique brands and luxury labels. Rather, it’s the inexpensive, “sexy” brands of the industry that are daring to meet the needs of the growing population of size 14+ people. And while there are […]

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Lingerie Review: Playful Promises Curve

Lingerie Review: Playful Promises Curve

Disclosure: These items were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. This July, the United Kingdom-based brand, Playful Promises, launched their new Curve line. Founded in 2004, Playful Promises is directional design mixed with playful details. From stockings and harness bras to tassels […]

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Review: Impish Lee Custom Lingerie, Part 1

Review: Impish Lee Custom Lingerie, Part 1

Disclosure: I received this lingerie from Impish Lee for review purposes free of charge. All opinions are my own. Custom lingerie is a bit of a contentious topic for me. I can see the appeal of being given a voice in the design in your lingerie and the excitement of […]

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Lingerie Review: Lusome Sweat-Wicking Sleepwear and Loungewear

Lingerie Review: Lusome Sweat-Wicking Sleepwear and Loungewear

Disclosure: These items were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Lusome is a company that specializes in light, elegant sleepwear designed to wick away moisture and counteract excessive sweating. Their marketing emphasizes the importance of making beautiful, functional garments that allow women […]

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Plus Size Bra Fitting: Comparing Three In-Store Experiences

Plus Size Bra Fitting: Comparing Three In-Store Experiences

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. As a plus size consumer, I have learned to do most of my shopping online. Stores either offer limited plus sizing in-store or don’t feature my size at all so it’s pretty much a necessity. While products being only a click away may […]

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