Month: April 2022

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Anita Launches the Elegant Clara Comfort Underwire Bra in Neutral Sand

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis – Lingerie industry experts & blog Anita since 1886 is excited to introduce their new Clara underwire (#5858)! This lovely bra offers a feminine elegance with gently curved lines and functional details, which are all characteristics of the Clara series. With a new feature of a light and airy […]

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Renegades and Drama Queens: The 39 Best Met Gala Looks of All Time

Since this year’s Met Gala is set for Monday, we can’t help but reflect on the past and all the delicious looks that the gala has produced over the years. From high-wattage couture creations to out-of-the-box risqué looks that may have taken some time to truly appreciate, fashion’s equivalent of the Oscars never disappoints. Think […]

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Fan Lacing: A Love Letter

One of my favorite visual corsetry effects is fan-lacing. While it looks beautiful, with its perfect symmetry and matched columns of wraparound, criss-crossed lacing, it also has a very practical purpose. As fancy and complicated as it appears, fan lacing during its heyday was revolutionary for simplifying the process of getting dressed! A Very Short […]

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Skarlett Blue Extends Bestselling Entice Bra to Full Cup Status

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis – Lingerie industry experts & blog I’ve been writing about Skarlett Blue Lingerie for the past 7 years, practically since its launch in 2014. The brand, rooted in the extraordinary technical bra fitting expertise of their mother company, Dana-Co, continues its ascent in the intimate’s market, unabated, even by […]

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These Stylish Scrunchies Literally Make Any Outfit

By now we’ve all come to terms with the fact that scrunchies are back. And “bigger” than ever. Although not all hair ties are created equal. Some are just sartorially flat and purely functional. So we decided to hunt down some truly stylish scrunchies that enhance, not detract from, any ensemble. Normally we would place […]

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My Favorite Small Bust Bra Brands for a 36A (And How to Order Custom!)

Jessica Stoya is a semi-retired adult performer and writer. Bylines include the New York Times, VICE, The Guardian, and Stoya is half of Slate’s How To Do It sex advice column. I’ve spent a lot of time over the past 15 years in front of cameras aiming to look sexy and expensive. I’ve got both […]

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Skin Care Sticks Are a Lazy Girl’s Dream

It’s ironic that we have bathroom vanities and makeup bags overflowing with products. But, come bedtime, it seems like a monumental effort just to wash our face. Forget about a 10-step regimen using toners, essences, sheet masks and night creams. At the end of a long day, we’re lucky if we have enough energy to […]

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From Romania to Canada: Lingerie from Around the World, Part 2

When I wrote the first guide to Iconic Lingerie Around the World, I knew it would be impossible to include every country’s iconic lingerie aesthetics. So we’re back with a part two! Globalization has homogenized so much of the fashion industry, and we are so interconnected today. But it’s so cool to explore the differences still […]

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Natori Pure Luxe Collection Extends Its Reach

Lingerie Briefs ~ by Ellen Lewis – Lingerie industry experts & blog Natori launches the Pure Luxe seamless bra expanding the reach of this bestselling collection. Delivering all the same attributes of the original 5-star contour style, this unlined version will extend its fit to size 40H. Constructed in a 2 ply soft microfiber fabric […]

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35 Skin-Loving Smoothies and Masks You Can Make With a Blender

Your trusty blender can do a heck of a lot more than just whip up a morning green elixir. In fact, the kitchen staple may very well be a viable alternative to pricey lotions and potions. (Or at the very least an effective complement.) What we put on our skin is just as important for […]

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