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Madalynne

Meet Madalynne: Lingerie Maker, Blogger, Sewing Teacher

Maddie Flanigan has carved out a unique place for herself in the lingerie world. Barely into her thirties, she has already led an impressively varied career in the industry. I discovered her from her lingerie sewing blog, Madalynne. But she’s not just a blogger. She’s a patternmaker who has created lingerie sewing patterns for Simplicity. […]

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What Does Japanese Lingerie Look and Fit Like?

Along with French lingerie, Japanese lingerie has one of the most distinctive aesthetics in the industry. And there’s a lot of crossover between the two. Both countries prefer more decorative lingerie over the plain stuff. They both love to use lace and embroidery. However, in France, these fabrics tend towards the fine and delicate. While […]

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Lively lingerie

LIVELY Lingerie Review: Pretty Everyday Basics

Do you know LIVELY lingerie? Launching in 2016, the brand is a new player in the industry. They’re different from most “direct to consumer” bra brands vying for a share of the intimate apparel market. You can choose to shop on their website or in one of their four brick and mortar stores. And you’ll […]

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loungewear pieces

10 Loungewear Pieces to Transition Into the Colder Season

As much as light and dainty lingerie can be delightful, when the temperature goes down, we tend to enjoy a more swaddled sensation. And as someone who experiences about six months of winter every year, wearing the right outfit in and outside of the house is essential. This is where the right loungewear pieces come […]

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French lingerie

An Intro to the French Lingerie Aesthetic

I’ve been learning about lingerie for well over a decade now. One of the fascinating parts of that has been discovering how styles differ between countries. What’s popular in one place isn’t necessarily the norm elsewhere. Certain countries have a particularly distinctive lingerie aesthetic. Not surprisingly, France is one of them. And not just because […]

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