Virtual boudoir shoot with Tigz Rice

There's no denying that this year has been a difficult one, and most people's lives have changed dramatically in ways we couldn't have imagined twelve months ago. Something a lot of us are coming to terms with is how our bodies have changed due to a reduction in the amount of movement in our daily... Continue Reading →

5 life lessons from RuPaul’s Drag Race

Having watched the finale of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race at least a few times now, I have been pondering a few broader thoughts about the show. Yes, some aspects of early seasons were problematic and season 9 was not without controversy, but RPDR has (albeit rather slowly!) learnt from its mistakes and has... Continue Reading →

Ageless Fashion by Playful Promises

As a woman in her early 40s with a love of gorgeous underwear, I'm used to having to do a spot of brain gymnastics in order to imagine myself wearing a lot of the lingerie that catches my eye, because it's almost always shown on the firm bodies of young slender models. When I saw... Continue Reading →

Why festive glamour is the best

When it comes to fashion and beauty, I am a huge fan of glamour. While some may call it superficial, I really couldn't care less for that attitude as glamour is far more about equal opportunities than most aspects of the fashion industry. You can be any age or body shape, with far from model-like... Continue Reading →

Style on a Budget: Dita Von Teese

I've never done any sort of style challenge or 'style on a budget' posts here on Rarely Wears Lipstick, but when ReeRee Rockette tweeted asking "Any bloggers want to join in with a under £10 style challenge? The first inspiration will be Dita Von Teese - how creative can we be!", I just had to... Continue Reading →

What Katie Did: Rita and Kate

I'm a big fan of retro lingerie brand What Katie Did. Despite personally preferring a more modern bra shape, you can often find me swooning over items in their newsletter, on their website and in their friendly west London shop. They make wonderful vintage-style shapewear and utterly gorgeous corsets too, so I have a fair... Continue Reading →

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