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Indie Loungewear and Lingerie Brand Glitter and the Moon is Closing

June 15th, 2017 @ Amber

One of my favorite indie intimates brands, UK based Glitter and the Moon is closing down 🙁 I am so sad about this. Heidi is so talented and truly brought a unique collection and designs to the lingerie market for the past few years. From gorgeous robes, bed jackets and babydolls. Everything is so well made, and all of my pieces from the brand always feel very special and high quality. I am going to miss this brand. This is a friendly reminder that we must support indie brands and women entrepreneurs not only with retweets ans likes, but by buying from these brands to help them stay afloat. It’s a good reminder to me that I want to focus on buying from small brands, and showcasing as many small brands on the blog as possible.

If you haven’t tried Glitter and the Moon yet, or if you’re already a fan like me, hurry and shop the closing sale for 50% from now until June 30th. This is your last chance to grab up a truly unique and gorgeous pieces of vintage inspired loungewear from the brand. They offer free worldwide shipping! Please go support Heidi and buy a few items before the brand closes its doors for good at the end of the month.

Shop the sale at Glitter and the Moon

 

 


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Wonder Woman Inspired Lingerie

May 31st, 2017 @ Amber

Fraulein Kink Champagne Lasso / Agent Provocateur Astra Bra / Golden Space Age Metallic Boots

RV Jewelry Wonder Woman Cuff / Certifeye Body Glitter / Ben Amun Foiled Gold Cuff

Pretty Bad Co Dagger Enamel Pin / Divamp Wonder Woman Breastpiece / Kiss Me Deadly Basbleu High Waist Brief

Playful Promises Juliet Bra / Divamp Metal Bustier / Geek Skin Wonder Woman Panties

Sacha Kimmes New Collection: Can You Feel the Thunder?

May 31st, 2017 @ Amber

One of my all time favorite indie lingerie designers, Sacha Kimmes, has released her brand new lingerie collection called Can You Feel the Thunder, and it’s electric! So beautiful, all black vintage mosaic flocked mesh fabric that is so interesting and unique. The collection consists of the Susanne triangle bralette, low rise brief, high waist open back brief and mini skirt. As always, Sacha’s pieces are perfect for layering together, or with any of your other favorite lingerie pieces. Sizes are available in XXS-XXL as well as custom made to measurement sizing, which also makes her work ideal for full bust women and plus sized ladies as well as core sizes. Sacha’s work is so beautiful and so well made, I love every single piece of Sacha Kimmes lingerie that I have in my collection and for good reason. Sacha is a brilliant designer and this shines through in her work. As always, this collection is limited edition, so grab up this gorgeous collection while you can, and feel god by supporting a woman run business and entrepreneur! Check out the entre collection at Sacha Kimmes.

Pleasantville Inspired Lingerie

May 21st, 2017 @ Amber

Wheels and Dollbaby Dita Cardigan / Dottie’s Delights Short Robe / Fifi Chachnil Perfume / Fifi Chachnil Cardigan

Erstwilder A Change in the Wind Brooch / Besame Lipstick in Red Hot Red / Jane Iredale Powder Compact

What Katie Did Maitresse Bullet Bra / Miss Crofton Gingham Bra / Lola Devlin Apron Skirt

Cornelia James Georgina Gloves / Shop Netty Bullet Bra Enamel Pin / Deer Arrow Hello Telephone Brooch

Edie Sedgwick Inspired Lingerie

May 15th, 2017 @ Amber

ILLESTEVA Leonard III Striped Sunglasses / Gossard Glamour Lace Bra / Sloane and Tate The Muscle Tee

Chantal Thomass Striped Bra / Scantilly Showtime Panties and Suspender / Simone Perle Wish Bustier

Moosejaw Icebreaker Panties / Edie Parker Jean Clutch Bag / Claudette Dessous Bra in Blondie

Morgan Lane Vienna Bra / Only Hearts Lilith High Waisted Panties / Eberjey Purdy Tank

Make Up For Ever Graphic Eye Liner / This Ilk Clouds Lace Earrings/ Amour Beauty Edie Lipgloss

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Inspired Intimates

April 30th, 2017 @ Amber

C. Lucine Eye Enamel Pin / Irregular Choice Scylla Boots / Gucci Snake Print Wallet

Angel Ramblings Crystal Ball Enamel Pin / Gilded Rose Designs Octopus Sleep Mask / Amber Eugene Eye Bralette

Sugar Kitty Couture Flame Pasties / Kiss me Deadly Parkhurst Skirt / Dollskill Go Ask Alice Patch

Bordelle Bondage Ivory Wrap Bra / Yes Master Tulle Raven Slip / Fantasie Lois Bra

Chantal Thomass Audacieuse Boxer Thong / Pastease Peppermint Pasties / Rachel Marus Woodgrain Bra

Esmeralda Inspired Lingerie

April 30th, 2017 @ Amber

Mano Bello Fringe Cuffs / Kiss Me Deadly Peacock Sirena Waspie / Tsk Tsk Nikini Flounce Top

Alex and Ani Fortune’s Favor Cuff / Playful Promises Francois Robe / Buttress and Snatch HmQueen Victoria Bra

White Petticoat / BITE Beauty Amuse Bouche Beetroot Lipstick / Irregular Choice Pamela Wedges

Ben Amun Multi-layer Coin Bracelet / Uye Surana Luxe Lauren Silk Bralette / Clare Bare Quartzite Scarf

Givenchy Goldtone Crystal Double Drop Earrings / Peak and Beau Major Brief / Calypso St Barth’s Figue Perfume

Harlots TV Show Inspired Lingerie

April 29th, 2017 @ Amber

Angela Friedman Antoinette Waspie / Corset Story Overbust with Flower Trim Corset / Celeste Cassiopeia Choker Necklace

Irregular Choice Fancy This Heels / Lipstick Queen Eden Lipstick / Ayten Gasson Eliza Silk Knickers

Corset Story Dusty Pink Overbust Corset / Tokyo Milk Dark Tainted Love Perfume / Cornelia James Iris Velvet Gloves

Loveday London Seduction Candle / Besame Rouge / DL and Co Brothel Candle

Glitter and the Moon Sparkly Ruffles Cape / Stance x Rhianna Look Back at It Bow Thigh Highs / Besame Vanilla Powder

Lalilouche Charlotte Bra / Lalilouche Iness Tulle Puff Sleeves

Review: Mimi Holliday Tilt a Whirl

April 27th, 2017 @ Amber

I’ve been a fan of Mimi Holliday for awhile now, but I usually considered them a brand for core sizes and not full bust. I had recently seen a few super cute styles from the luxury brand that happened to come in F+ cups and I was so excited to try the brand as a full set. Though I have a few pairs of Mimi Holliday knickers, this would be my first matching set. I was smitten with the sweet minty green and pink of the Mimi Holliday Tilt a Whirl set, made of embroidered cups, eyelash lace, and sweet pink trim with a little bow at the center gore. So pretty! The matching brief features a sheer panel, embroidery at the gusset and lace at the hips as well as matching pink trim and bow. I love when a set is both really pretty and sexy at the same time and Tilt a Whirl definitely seems to fit the bill. I was unsure of sizing, I had read that the brand ran small, or that the brand ran big, so I ended up choosing a great band size but a cup size too small, so the bra fit isn’t perfect on me, but I love the shape and lift so I’m going to keep it and just remember to size up next time! The band is true to sure, but I would definitely say the cups run small. This design maxes out at a G cup, so if this happens, you could size down in the band or even up in the band if you needed extra room in the cup and don’t mind adjusting the back band. The knickers are super cute, they seem to fit true to size if not just a bit snug. I really like the eyelash lace on the cups, the embroidered lace, and the semi-sheer unlined cups. The colorway is lovely, in a sweet candy coated seafoam green and bright pink silk trim.

The straps are adjustable and comfortable. You can see that the bra is snug on me in the cups by at least a cup size, but I still think this bra is so darn cute! It’s really comfortable too, and I like the amount of lift and support it provides while still being dainty with the eyelash lace trim. This paneled cup offers a nice shape and would look even nicer in one size bigger. I had thought of exchanging the size, but honestly I want to wear this immediately and don’t think I could wait to return this back to the UK and await a new size. This set definitely has me interested in trying more Mimi Holliday bras in the future! I can’t wait to try some of their other styles that are available in larger cup sizes. I love that the designs still look fashionable and fun like we see in more core designs, but are available in some fuller bust sizes as well without making me feel like I’m wearing a full bust constructed bra. I’ll be lounging around in this set this for Spring and Summer! You can find the Mimi Holliday Tilt a Whirl collection as well as the Comfort Bra and matching Knicker that I have in this post at Mimi Holliday.

 

Empreinte Pompadour for SS17

April 27th, 2017 @ Amber

Fairy cotton candy sugar floss princess. That is the best way for me to describe this absolutely sweet set from luxury French brand Empreinte. For the new SS17 season, the brand has released their popular Pompadour set in a lovely sugar plum purple color, and it’s so pretty. It reminds me of a fairytale candy castle with bows, deliciously beautiful embroidery, various shades of purple and delicate lace. Gorgeous! I have the Pompadour in the soft pink color, but this light purple colorway is so pretty and perfect for Spring/Summer so I am totally gushing over this set right now. I had been getting really bored with “pretty” lingerie lately and have been craving sexier stuff, but this set, while truly beautiful, has a romantic sex appeal too. I love the feeling of being covered in intricate embroidery and lace, and this set fulfills that and so much more.

Look at that detail! Isn’t it just beyond? I am loving this set in this colorway. Unlined cups that lift and support, without too much projections. Empreinte always seems to fit like a minimizer on me and doesn’t give me a very round shape, but more of a natural shape that conforms to my breasts. The band is firm but not uncomfortable, the brand uses a firmer band to offer an ideal lift and support and allowing for a great fit and delicate silhouette. So damn sweet. I love the fluffy bow at the center gore, and the cups fit true to Empreinte sizing, which to me seems wider but deeper in the cup and is probably ideal for full on the bottom breasts, but works fine with my full on top bust. The matching brief completes the sweet set with gorgeous embroidery that is like a mini work of art. I find that their knickers fit true to size if not a bit generous. Empreinte has so many beautiful sets this season and this one is the cherry on the fluffy sweet slice of cake! You can find the new purple Empreinte Pompadour Myosotis colorway at Glamuse.