Category: Industry

Spotlight on: Glitter and the Moon

Spotlight on: Glitter and the Moon

While the intimate apparel industry is built on functionality and practicality, my favorite kind of lingerie always has an element of the fantastical. Whether we’re talking operatic dressing gowns or sci-fi inspired bustiers, I love lingerie that tells a story. Years ago, before the bondage trend and the bralette trend, […]

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Plus Size Bra Shopping: The Good and The Bad of Lane Bryant

Plus Size Bra Shopping: The Good and The Bad of Lane Bryant

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Lane Bryant’s Cacique line of undergarments is a mainstay amongst plus size shoppers. They’ve largely been unchallenged as a primary source of bras in particular because they are the most well known and universally available. My first fully fledged bra came from Lane […]

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Empreinte Spring/Summer 2016: Gardens in Bloom

Empreinte Spring/Summer 2016: Gardens in Bloom

Empreinte is one of those brands that everyone in the lingerie industry knows and loves, but that outsiders (like myself) often have a hard time getting. It was years before I was able to look beyond the ornate European lace and embroidery, and truly understand what made their bras so […]

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Karolina Laskowska: The ‘Celestial Bodies’ Collection

Karolina Laskowska: The ‘Celestial Bodies’ Collection

Syncope. That’s the official term for feeling breathless or lightheaded or like one is about to faint, and I also believe it’s the perfect word to describe I felt when I first saw Karolina Laskowska’s ‘Celestial Bodies’ collection. I sometimes worry I’m overly effusive on TLA. The internet favors cynicism, […]

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The Las Vegas International Lingerie Show: The Lingerie Industry’s “Other” Tradeshow

The Las Vegas International Lingerie Show: The Lingerie Industry’s “Other” Tradeshow

The Las Vegas International Lingerie Show is a bit of an odd beast. Despite the word “international” in the name, it’s primarily a tradeshow for all the inexpensive, sexy brands based out of Southern California, names like Leg Avenue, Seven ’til Midnight, iCollection and Coquette. For years now, ILS has […]

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There’s Still Time to Vote on This Year’s Panache ‘Modeled by Role Models’ Campaign!

There’s Still Time to Vote on This Year’s Panache ‘Modeled by Role Models’ Campaign!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Panache Lingerie Body positivity is all the rage in the lingerie industry right now, but, unfortunately, many ‘bodyposi’ initiatives fall a bit flat when you take a closer look. While it’s certainly impossible for any one brand to do everything, brands that are taking […]

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Lingerie Wishlist: Harlow & Fox Anastasia Silk Print Robe

Lingerie Wishlist: Harlow & Fox Anastasia Silk Print Robe

Spring is in full bloom, and it’s for a change in lingerie. I’ve loved Harlow & Fox’s Anastasia robe ever since I first laid eyes on it at Spring/Summer 2015 lingerie market. While the brand is known for luxury full bust bras (DD-G cup sizes) and dramatic lace trim robes, […]

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Lingerie of the Week: Uye Surana Limited Edition Luna Cropped Cami & Strappy Panty in Honey

Lingerie of the Week: Uye Surana Limited Edition Luna Cropped Cami & Strappy Panty in Honey

It’s happening again. That thing where I can’t stop thinking about a particular lingerie set. Where it fills up my thoughts and my dreams and makes me obsessively check my budget, wondering if this is the day I move forward and commit…or do I dare to wait just a little […]

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Lingerie Trends for A/W 2016 (and a Few Thoughts on the Lingerie Industry)

Lingerie Trends for A/W 2016 (and a Few Thoughts on the Lingerie Industry)

It’s been a month or since this season’s CurveNY, and I’ve honestly been struggling with if I should even write a trend report this year. Last season, I mentioned how the New York tradeshow isn’t really the place to see what’s new and exciting in the lingerie world. Yes, it […]

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Everyday Sexy: Introducing the Yandy Bra Collection

Everyday Sexy: Introducing the Yandy Bra Collection

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Yandy.com After over a decade of offering practically every kind of sexy lingerie under the sun, Yandy.com is showing there’s still room to expand and innovate by debuting their first-ever, in-house designed bra collection for Spring 2016. Considering recent industry developments, and in particular, […]

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