Spring Lingerie Lust List

I’ve always loved lingerie, but over the past few years it has taken a backseat to my need for clothing.  Between gaining weight, my body changing shape and changing jobs I’ve had to build my wardrobe from almost nothing.  However, now that I’ve finally settled into a job and  have plenty of clothes for nights out and burlesque ventures,  it’s finally time to start focusing on lingerie!

In the following post, I’ve compiled a number of items that fall into different categories.   Each category represents a different kind of lingerie that I’d like to incorporate into my wardrobe.  With options ranging from bralettes to corsets, I’m sure you’ll find something you love as well.

 

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The Fall and Winter Wardrobe Guide for Pinup, Retro and Vintage Mavens

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rsatt328_navyCollectif Glenda Swing Trousers $90.00Pinup Couture Doris Top $52.00 Emmy Design Knit Turban $30.00

RE_corset-mf_350_350Hell Bunny Adjustable Petticoat available at Modcloth $60.00  Recollections Sonya Dress $190 Emmy Design Faux Fur Stole $79.00

One question that always comes up in pinup and vintage fourms is “How to I keep my Pinup Style in winter?” While there is not definitive answer I’ve put together a guide based on my own winter routine.  Staring of course with the undergarments and topping it off with accessories.

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Musings: Full Busted and Rejecting the Underwired Bra

After my size changed and I entered the full bust market, I took to the blogosphere to find information on how to handle my new size. Sure different sites had different tips and tricks but no matter where I went, one bit of advice was always present. You must always wear an underwire bra. Don’t get me wrong underwires are great, but you don’t have to wear one just because you have a large chest. It took me quite some time to come to this conclusion.  Everywhere I looked full busted women were telling me that I need constant support, wear an underwire during the day and if you don’t want to wear one at night wear something softer but that still lifts the girls up.  I tried this for a while but my breasts began to hurt all the time. Continue reading “Musings: Full Busted and Rejecting the Underwired Bra”

Collection Spotlight: Dollhouse Bettie’s French Quarter

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While i love high end designers I simply can’t reconcile paying designer lingerie prices so I am always on the look out for luxe lingerie that I can actually afford.  That’s where collections like this decadent, yet surprisingly affordable French Quarter Collection from Dollhouse Bettie come in.   Click after the break for more images and styles.

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