Love ur Look ‘pin-up pop-up shop’ 2018

Yesterday I went to visit the annual Pin-Up Pop-Up Shop organised by Ronke Fashola, the brains behind vintage-inspired ethical fashion brand Love ur Look. Each year she organises a pop-up featuring a selection of UK independent fashion brands with a vintage style, where you can meet the makers and try on a gorgeous selection of... Continue Reading →

Lust List: September

I've become somewhat obsessed with leopard print over the last few weeks and so I suppose it was inevitable that September's Lust List has become rather animal. The problem with this type of print is that there's a lot of it around but, especially in underwear, the vast majority is really not very good at... Continue Reading →

Joanna’s Wardrobe

I only properly discovered Joanna's Wardrobe last month when I opened the Kiss Me Deadly newsletter and saw a photograph of a rather gorgeous teddy. The claret stretch satin of this limited edition version of the Cherie teddy (see photo on the right) was exclusive to online lingerie retailer Joanna's Wardrobe, so I clicked on... Continue Reading →

Dollydagger Model Search 2013

Last October, one of my favourite UK independent fashion brands ran a competition to find a face for their clothing line. Brighton-based Dollydagger received a whopping 118 entries and shortlisted 8 finalists, but the whole thing was so much fun that they're planning on doing it all over again! "When we launched the competition in... Continue Reading →

Competition time: And the winner is…

Thanks very much to everyone who entered the Playful Promises Pin-Up Panties competition. I really loved reading through all your fantastic stories but, after the first few were posted, I realised it was going to be impossible for me to judge this myself because so many of my lovely friends had chosen to submit entries.... Continue Reading →

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