My Custom Corset Journey

Angela Friedman Brigitte Corset I’ve been wanting to cover corsets in a little more detail on the blog for some time now. While there are many amazing (and far superior and more knowledgeable) resources available online, from The Lingerie Addict’s corsetry archives to the phenomenal Lucy’s Corsetry, which I could literally read for hours, I’ve recently begun receiving more and more questions about them. I’ve loved wearing the first two corsets I’ve modeled on the blog– the Evgenia Lingerie Ribbon Corset and the Fairy Tales by Angela Friedman Cherub Waspie. They’re beautiful,…

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Introducing The Awesome Lingerie Inspired by The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty is 19th century classical ballet at its best: the hierarchy within the fairytale world perfectly mirrors the hierarchical structure of a traditional ballet company, the choreography for Aurora and the Lilac Fairy is some of the most technically challenging in the repertory, and of course there’s Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous score, familiar to those of you who have seen Disney’s original animated version. The Sleeping Beauty was the last ballet I ever performed in (I was a jewel fairy (Sapphire, maybe? I can’t remember) at Aurora’s wedding), and I love…

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The Hot Lingerie Inspired by The Nutcracker

Yes, I staged yesterday’s Sugar Plum Fairy editorial mostly so I could say “Kingdom of Sweets” multiple times in all seriousness. The Nutcracker is awesome. Julia Lambert and I, like many of us, danced in the Nutcracker for years as children (the number of times my father has been seated at a production of the Nutcracker and the number of times my father has stayed awake through a production of the Nutcracker are two very different numbers). Also, y’all, apparently it’s cool among adult dancers to roll their eyes and go…

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Lingerie Inspired by Giselle

Sure, your lover may have betrayed you and your bum heart gave out on you, but now you’re an immortal spirit with the ability to drive men to self-destruction, so…yay? Inspired by yesterday’s second installment of the ballet-themed holiday editorials, here are some of my picks for beautiful white lingerie and loungewear. Painted Lady Robe by Arabel (£280) (6-8/10-12 UK) Sonia Printed V-Neck Silk Chemise ($1140) (S, M, L) by Carine Gilson via Nancy Meyer Lace Chemise ($320) (S, M, L) by Jane Woolrich via Nancy Meyer Calla Dress ($79)…

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