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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international bra sizing

International Bra Sizing: A 7-Step Guide

Have you ever wondered about those strange-sounding sizes listed on your bra tag? Have you ever been stumped by an online bra listing that says it’s available in EU sizes? Today we’re going to clear up some of the confusion about international bra sizing between countries. That way you’ll be free to buy bras from […]

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national handmade day

10 Lingerie Brands to Shop on National Handmade Day

April 7th is National Handmade Day. It’s a day to celebrate and recognize all the unique talent out there in the world. What better time to treat yourself to some handmade lingerie? Handmade lingerie is often far more exciting and unique than anything you’ll find in a department store. But it’s not just about fashion—it’s the […]

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Empreinte

Empreinte Lingerie: Lessons in French Creativity, Skill, and Style

Want to know a fun fact about Empreinte Lingerie? Their headquarters are in Brest, France. It’s where they cut 100% of their bra pieces before they go into production in Breast, Morocco, and Tunisia. While it’s cute to think of wearing bras from Brest, you should know that the French word for breast is “le sein” […]

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Simone Pérèle: French Lingerie Rules

What’s so special about French lingerie brand Simone Pérèle? Maybe it’s the approach they take to their design and manufacturing. Simone Pérèle believes there are certain rules women should follow when it comes to lingerie. It’s not those finger-wagging guidelines about how to find the right size or fit, either. They believe the secret to […]

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