Vintage inspired lingerie has been all the rage for quite a few years, and the trend is showing no sign of slowing down. And it’s no surprise. Lingerie from the 1920s through the 1950s was certainly glamorous, romantic, and seductive. But what was most appealing was its attitude. All that romance and drama were coupled with a playful, flirtatious spirit.
Modern interpretations of vintage classics are easy to wear. Pretty design details include channel stitched cups (a softer take on the bullet bra) or overwires (which create a darling sweetheart neckline). Teddies and bodysuits are crafted in slinky satins with decadent laces, or barely there meshes with art deco motifs. And why wear shapewear when you can indulge in smoothing basques or longline girdles that whittle the waist in style (and encourage you to break out the stockings)?
Many vintage inspired looks are more generously cut, making them figure flattering for a range of ages, sizes, and body types. Showstopper panties have fuller cuts, high waists, and cheeky frills. And the filmy, frothy nylon so popular in the 1950s plays an enticing game of conceal and reveal. Swingy (and daringly transparent) babydolls and frilly dressing gowns are fun and really up the ante in the boudoir.
These fifteen pin-up worthy pieces will add life to your lingerie wardrobe. So have fun! Show them off! Because seriously beautiful lingerie doesn’t have to be serious. (Full disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.)
Sweet Pins Bow Seamed Stockings Via Dottie’s Delights $26.00 Rago Lacette Longline Bra Via HerRoom Available in black or white, in band sizes 34-48 with cup sizes B-DD $41.40 Lucy B Ruffled High Waist Panty Available in sizes XS-XL $46.00 Dollhouse Bettie Josephine Eyelash Lace Tap Pants Available in sizes S-XL $52.00 Secrets in Lace Cabaret Plunge Bra Available in several colors, in band sizes 32-40 with cup sizes A-DD $54.95 Dita Von Teese Her Sexellency Overwire Bra Via Bloomingdales Available in band sizes 32-36 with cup sizes B-C $60 Playful Promises Gold Eyelash Lace Teddy Available in sizes S-XL Approximately $70 Dita Von Teese Star Lift Full Figure Bra Via Bare Necessities Available in four colors, in band sizes 38-44 with cup sizes C-F $70.00 Kiss Me Deadly Longline Girdle Available in sizes S-XL Approximately $75 Dottie’s Delights Love Letters Babydoll Available in pink or black, in sizes XS-XXL $76.00 What Katie Did Cathedral Bra Available in band sizes 32-38 with cup sizes B-E $81.00 Dollhouse Bettie Parisienne Bodysuit Available in french blue or black, in sizes S-XL $82.00 Dollhouse Bettie Satin Basque Available in sizes S-L $122 Dottie’s Delights Short Sheer Frou Frou Dressing Robe Available in several colors, in two sizes $134 Dita Von Teese Madame X Corset Via Bare Necessities Available in band sizes 32-36 with cup sizes A-D $148
What do you think of the vintage inspired lingerie trend? Would you try any of these looks?
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