Category: Industry

Lingerie Market Spring/Summer 2015: Styles and Trends for Next Season (Designers A-K)

Lingerie Market Spring/Summer 2015: Styles and Trends for Next Season (Designers A-K)

Editor’s Note: As you’ve no doubt noticed, this year’s trend report is exceptionally late. There are reasons for that, both personal and professional, but I feel it’s very probable that no one wants to hear about the varied and assorted details of my life. So while I do want to […]

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Sale Lingerie of the Week: Stockings & Romance ‘Seduction’ Mesh + Satin Corselette

Sale Lingerie of the Week: Stockings & Romance ‘Seduction’ Mesh + Satin Corselette

If you’ve never heard the name Stockings & Romance before, they were a vintage-inspired lingerie brand that has recently gone out of business. I last mentioned them about a year ago, but in a lingerie industry that’s become ever more-crowded, it seems they just couldn’t get the market share to […]

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What is an ‘Average Bra Size?’ (And Why Does It Mean Nothing Ever Fits You?)

What is an ‘Average Bra Size?’ (And Why Does It Mean Nothing Ever Fits You?)

Today’s guest post is by Catherine Clavering of Kiss Me Deadly. For more on stats and bra fit (and why you can’t trust every press release you read), check out one of her earlier articles for TLA: “Bra Fit Science: Why Sampling Methods Matter for Lingerie Research.“ Stand back everyone, […]

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Lingerie Fashion Week Recap: Brands to Watch Spring/Summer 2015

Lingerie Fashion Week Recap: Brands to Watch Spring/Summer 2015

Another season of Lingerie Fashion Week has come and gone and left behind a number of brands to watch! This list of brands isn’t for the newcomers alone! Some of our favorite TLA brands continue to innovate and evolve bringing fabulous lingerie season after season. As you might have noticed, […]

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Lingerie Fashion Week Recap: Diverse Offerings For Spring/Summer 2015

Lingerie Fashion Week Recap: Diverse Offerings For Spring/Summer 2015

Lingerie Fashion Week (or LingerieFW) kicked off on October 24th with a bang and a bunch of exciting new talent on display. Since its launch in February 2013, the lingerie event has been growing and attracting a wide range of visitors and exhibitors. This season continued the trend, with a […]

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Living with Vulvodynia: Some Practical Advice

Living with Vulvodynia: Some Practical Advice

Editor’s Note: This article is for informational purposes only and does not replace the advice of a trained healthcare professional. Today’s guest post is by Catherine Clavering of Kiss Me Deadly. A trained psychologist, Catherine started Kiss Me Deadly after becoming disabled in 2007 and has been annoying and amusing […]

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Why is Quality Lingerie So Expensive?: Design and Creation

Why is Quality Lingerie So Expensive?: Design and Creation

The bra you’re trying on feels like it’s made for you. Nothing cuts into your figure, everything is perfectly held in place. But it’s so expensive! How can such a tiny piece of clothing cost so much? This is the second of a 3-part series discussing why quality lingerie costs […]

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Lace in Lingerie: Different Types and How It’s Used

Lace in Lingerie: Different Types and How It’s Used

Lace is one of my absolute favourite things about lingerie – I’m absolutely obsessed with it. Its transparent delicacy and floral intricacy are incomparable when it comes to lingerie fabrics – so it’s no surprise how heavily it’s used! However, as far as materials go, lace is pretty expensive, for […]

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