Lingerie Talk

The Slip: A Sexy History

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As we're launching our new Loveswept demi slip, we're looking back at the rich history of this sophisticated undergarment.   The first version of the slip was created in the Middle Ages. Referred to as a "smock" in England or "chemise" in France, this was a loose-fitting, lightweight garment women wore beneath their dresses. In the 1700’s, Queen Mari[...]

High waist briefs: Not your grannie's panties!

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High-waisted panties have had a hard time in the last few years, older, conservative women and lovers of the pin-up look being the only ones that would ever wear them. And it makes sense: the skinny jeans were the only piece of denim that girls would wear, leggings all of a sudden became pants, and clothes have kept getting more and more curve-hugging... The[...]

Underwear Day: Panty Styles For All Your Needs

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So many panties, so little time! This Underwear Day, discover our various panty styles and find the one that's perfect for you!   Best for: A seamless look Fun and flirty, thongs are completely invisible under skin-tight clothing. They are leggings, fitted dresses and skinny jeans' best friends! Shop thongs   Best for: A touch of coverage[...]

Bra styles for every woman: Find your perfect match

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There are so many bra styles on the market, sometimes, it can be difficult to find the one that’s right for you. Your silhouette, your bra style or even the outfit that you’re wearing can influence what you best bra match would be! Here are a few tips to choose the best bra style.   Push-Up Best for: Extra help for the perfect cleavage Whether y[...]

The Convertible Bra: Two Straps, So Many Possibilities!

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Ah, the multi-way strap bra. This bra is seriously the most underrated piece in a woman's top drawer. We all whip it out every now and again when we are wearing something strapless, but this hardworking bra can really be taken advantage of much more often. Admittedly, the multi-way strap thing does need a little figuring out. The Pretty Little Bras longline [...]

Retro Lingerie 101

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Lingerie is a costume. While functional, it is also playful and whimsical. Lingerie allows you to dress up your mood or step into a persona that you have always wanted to embody. Intrinsically hidden, this little game of dress-up doesn’t even have to be for anybody but yourself (or you can show it off – that’s fun, too)! Costumes can take us on a journey [...]

Wedding Season: Lingerie for every occasion, from bachelorette to honeymoon

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One of the many things we love about lingerie: it’s like a power-suit that fits underneath your clothes. Or instead of clothes. Wedding season is on its way, and with so many special events coming up, the right lingerie-power-suit will leave you feeling like a million bucks. From practical to seductive, we’ve compiled the ultimate when-what-why list of linge[...]

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Corsets

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We have all kinds of associations with corsets: the cinched-up Victorian lady, the pop diva, the Cinderella princess… Each has its place. But none of these have to do with why we are crushing so hard on corsetry, and why corsets are particularly hot in fashionable circles this spring. Sure, you can play princess and pair your corset with the floofiest of [...]

How to Wear Bridal Lingerie Like a Queen

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So what is the deal with bridal lingerie? There are a million details to planning any wedding. Organizing even a tiny ceremony can be immensely complex. As a bride, you may find yourself worrying more about others and their needs than how you are going to experience your big day. Maybe your mother, your dressmaker, or bridal magazines have told you that [...]

What’s Your Lingerie Personality?

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What's your favorite lingerie piece — a corset, a teddy… or something else altogether? We’re not telling you what kind of lingerie to like — that’s up to you. We’re here to tell you more about yourself, based on the kind of lingerie that makes your heart go pitter-patter. The lines are drawn. Our research tells us that there are three lingerie personaliti[...]