Introducing… Pique Lingerie

Regular readers may think that the image above looks a bit familiar. That's because it's the back to a fantastic full bust bra that you saw the front of in a guest post last week written by its creator, the founder of kink-inspired Pique Lingerie. Heidi's post really resonated with me in a number of... Continue Reading →

Art + Feminism = STOPJECTIFY

Back in February 2014 I wrote about a fundraising campaign for a feminist art exhibition called Big Swinging Ovaries. Created by London-based Berliner artist Jess de Wahls, who I interviewed for my Exploring Creativity blog series, the show featured huge sculptural portraits of inspirational women which were all hand made by Jess from recycled textiles,... Continue Reading →

Kiss Me Deadly: Swim with Sharks

As many of you lovely Rarely Wears Lipstick readers will already know, three years ago independent UK lingerie brand Kiss Me Deadly also started producing their own swimwear. Like the rather femme fatale lingerie styles offered by the brand, the swimsuits and bikinis have all had a lovely retro look and their die hard fans... Continue Reading →

My So-Called Secret Identity

I still don't quite know why I never really got into comics. I've always loved engaging stories, illustration and superheroes. Comic obsessed television characters like Tim Bisley and Sheldon Cooper resonate with me for a reason I have yet to fathom, and a large proportion on my favourite films and tv shows are based on... Continue Reading →

Feminism Friday: Introducing Neon Moon

As regular readers will know, I like to share things that catch my eye and a recent email about feminist body positive lingerie was certainly going to do that! The founder of a new lingerie company called Neon Moon - supported by the Prince's Trust and currently fundraising on Kickstarter - got in touch with... Continue Reading →

Why dance isn’t gender neutral

This is the first of four posts relating to the Irreverent Dance Kickstarter. Over the next month I will be explaining some of the reasons why this inclusive and welcoming community is so essential - to the people within and those who have yet to discover it - and why dance is far more important... Continue Reading →

A Star Falls: Flimsymoon

On Rarely Wears Lipstick we love sharing new brands with our readers. Flimsymoon caught our attention via Twitter, and we were instantly attracted to the Ted Hughes-esque name. Inspired by femininity and innocence, this whimsical brand is totally adorable and brings to mind 1920s bralets and French knickers. Created by Freyia Lilian, a BA (Hons)... Continue Reading →

Blackbird Underpinnings

Blackbird Underpinnings describe themselves as having a fresh approach to intimate apparel. They got in touch with me because they thought their ethos of confidence, self-expression and authenticity was something that would appeal to the readers of Rarely Wears Lipstick, and I think they might be right. This interesting new lingerie and loungewear company are... Continue Reading →

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