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Do It Yourself Boudoir Photo Shoot: A Bedroom-less Boudoir

Do It Yourself Boudoir Photo Shoot: A Bedroom-less Boudoir

Being a solo small business owner means that often times you’ll want to cut corners on price when you can without sacrificing quality.  Many of us choose to collaborate on projects, thereby sharing the costs and the rewards.  I had been wanting to collaborate on […]

Dressing for Happiness Part 2: Fit

Dressing for Happiness Part 2: Fit

We’ve already touched upon how color and patterns can not only reflect our mood, but change the way we feel.  Another important component of  “dressing for happiness” is the fit of a garment. Is it a coincidence that all superheros wear extremely fitted clothing? Of […]

Take Off Your Clothes & Love  Your Body

Take Off Your Clothes & Love Your Body

The ideal woman of the Renaissance as depicted by Peter Paul Rubens was fleshy and pear-shaped, having large hips and smaller breasts to signify fertility and physical and spiritual heartiness. In paleolithic times, she had large breasts and large hips.  When tuberculosis was was rampant […]

Dressing for Happiness Part 1: Color

Dressing for Happiness Part 1: Color

It has been scientifically proven that what you wear affects your mood and your mood affects what you wear. Certain colors one (individually or culturally) associates has happy can literally uplift your mood. Since we are all striving for happiness, why not take a step […]

The Best T-Shirt Basics

The Best T-Shirt Basics

If there is one piece of clothing in my closet that I wear at least once a week, it would have to be the basic t-shirt (and variations of it).  There is something elegantly casual, yet understated when wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. But not all t-shirts are […]

Swim to Leisure and Back

Swim to Leisure and Back

As I’m buying more swim pieces to incorporate into my store and discovering up-and-coming designers, I’m noticing a trend.  In LA, the swimwear tops are very much competing with slinky, casual evening tops-think swimwear meets clubwear. So De Mel’s swim tops exude this, particularly her […]

Presenting Maison Lejaby Swimwear

Presenting Maison Lejaby Swimwear

We just received our first shipment of Maison Lejaby swimwear and are ecstatic.  Maison Lejaby has revamped its swimwear collection, resulting in more modern prints and silhouettes.  Trinkini There is truly something for everyone in this revamped first collection: plunging one-pieces, high-waisted bottoms, floral pieces, […]

Your Neighborhood Lingerie E-Commerce Store

Your Neighborhood Lingerie E-Commerce Store

Hello from your friendly, neighborhood e-commerce store.  Is this an oxymoron?  Of course not.  In fact, it’s the new retail model of the future.  Brick-and-mortar is slowly dying in Washington, DC.  Take a look at Georgetown now and it’s as plain as day.  When corporate giants […]

Velvette: the Perfect French Bralette

Velvette: the Perfect French Bralette

Bralettes are more popular than ever.  Millennials have embraced them and with the growth of “athleisure” it seems many women are exploring the boundaries outside traditional underwire bras.  Although I tend to be the type that opts for underwire, even I will make and exception […]