Designer Spotlight: Pillowbook

History Irene Lu started Pillowbook in 2012 after growing up in Taiwan and studying at FIT in New York and working with a prestigious costume designer, Yip Kam-Tim (of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) for a few years.  Lu’s collection debuted in 2014 with production in Beijing, and focused on the sensuality of smaller busts through modernizing traditional Chinese undergarments, like the duduo.  For… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Pillowbook

Designer Spotlight: Bordelle

So this is a designer spotlight I’ve slept on for a while. I’m not entirely sure why – perhaps because in my little lingerie bubble in Sydney, everyone knows about Bordelle, and often puts their wallet on the sacrificial altar to the goddesses of luxe kink. That being said, having a poke around the internet,… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Bordelle

Gaining Weight

The majority of us, will, as time goes on, regain some weight. For me, it’s slightly more fraught because I lost weight in the first place (circa 2015) for health reasons. It’s 2021, and after a pretty ridiculous year for us all (and let’s be honest, before that by about six months) I gained about… Continue reading Gaining Weight

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Lonely Lingerie

I heard about Lonely not too long after I came to Australia, but it took me a long time before I actually pulled the trigger and purchased. I had heard that their sizing wasn’t for everyone, and there weren’t many stockists in Sydney so I was reluctant to purchase online without knowing what my size… Continue reading Lonely Lingerie

la fille d’O

For all that I own of this designer based out of G(h)ent, Belgium (read:lots), I have yet to write a feature. And that is one that should be remedied sooner rather than later. Introduction / History of designer la fille d’O began in 2003 with the designer, murielle, wanting to see in the market the… Continue reading la fille d’O


Find your way with lace Chantilly lace Giupure lace Raschel lace What is Lace? Lace is defined as: a decorative cloth made by twisting thin thread in delicate patterns with holes in them There are historically a number of reasons why lace is so popular in lingerie: it’s thin, so it hugs the body; it’s… Continue reading Lace