Notes from Underwear

I’ve got the Antidote

I’ve got the Antidote

The newest styles from the Lake and Stars have arrived, and boy are they cute! The Antidote set comes in Navy with Black accents or…

VPL Tri-Unity Belt

VPL Tri-Unity Belt

The VPL Tri-Unity Belt has a superhero quality that I find very appealing.  I wear mine with a silk Costume National blouse in the same…

Time for Dessert

Time for Dessert

Pudding is here! This fun, flirty set really represents the Princesse Tam Tam style – silky and stretchy, the soft cup bralette and matching boyshort…

Garterama

Garterama

Thanks to the overwhelming popularity of the Vintage Silk Stockings, I just can’t keep garters in stock! And, unfortunately, many of the styles I ordered…

Reminder: VOTE!!!!

Reminder: VOTE!!!!

I’m sure you’ve all voted already, but just in case, I had to take this opportunity to remind you, and also to let you know…

Louise Dancing

Louise Dancing

The long-awaited Louise Dancing series from Stella McCartney has arrived! In addition to the gorgeous bodysuit pictured above, we also received the adorable soft-cup bra,…

Nina Ricci Glycine

Nina Ricci Glycine

The first shipment of Nina Ricci lingerie has arrived! Any lingerie fanatic will swoon over the quality of these beautiful designer sets. The Glycine Camisole…

Get Cozy

Get Cozy

We just received a shipment from everyone’s favorite lounge-wear designer, Sophie Simmons, whose label, Dessous, is filled with cozy and cuddly pieces you never want…

Let it Rain!

Let it Rain!

The amazing Japanese Umbrellas are here! They come in a vast array of colors and patterns like teal with polka dot trim and stripes (pictured…

Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey

I’ve brought in a new batch of hand-dyed vintage silk knit stockings in several shades of grey ranging from pearl to charcoal.  I’m also extremely…

Arak Obama

Arak Obama

Ok, so this post has nothing to do with the dreamy candidate of choice with the knowing Clooney-esque half-smile who killed it in the debate…

Sock it to me

I love Fall!  That little nip in the air brings out the best fashion options- layering tees, blouses and sweaters, accessorizing with scarves, hats and…

Life on a Bike

Life on a Bike

This post is somewhat unrelated to Life in Lingerie, but most Lille shoppers have seen my Dutch cruiser parked outside day after day, and many…

Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas

All this talk about the economy and the election has me longing for some lighthearted fun – what better way to address this than gearing…

The good old days…

The good old days…

In keeping with the theme of my last entry, here is a lovely photo of the window at Wells Corset Shop in the 1920s, courtesy…

R.A.W. by Rio Wrenn

R.A.W. by Rio Wrenn

Please join us this evening from 6-9pm for the trunk show/exhibition of Rio Wrenn’s new work in fibers using rusting techniques.  She will be debuting…

Laundering Tips

Laundering Tips

At the request of one of my favorite customers, I am posting a few delicate laundering tips for those of you who want to get…

Peaceful Warrior

Peaceful Warrior

This just in: the Peaceful Warrior, a cute and affordable cami/boyshort set from Eberjey (chemise pictured above.) It’s simple and comfy, with a nice heavy,…

She works hard for her money

In these troubled economic times, some of my customers are expressing concern about whether or not it is responsible to buy fancy lingerie in the…

The Great Debate

It’s hard to resist the urge to make the world wide web your own personal soapbox, especially in such a crucial time for our country,…

Fir Fest Photos

Fir Fest Photos

The fabulous photo above was snapped by Alan Wizemann at our fashion show during Fir Fest last Saturday. (Thanks, Alan!) It was also featured in…

Jewelry by Hazel Cox

Fans of the recently closed East Burnside staple ‘Denwave’ mourned the loss of the shop and the gorgeous hand-crafted jewelry by Hazel Cox contained within….

Panties Against Palin

Panties Against Palin

Thank you to everyone who made it to our Fashion Show on Saturday. Fir Fest ’08 was a great success, with a huge turnout for…

Pleats Please

I have a newfound appreciation for the Ivana/Karin/Petra group after trying to make a silk night shirt with pleats last week. What a pain pleats…

Lille Loves Lyell

Lille Loves Lyell

The gorgeous Tapsuit and Scallop Panties by Lyell arrived today, and they are even more spectacular in person! The quality of the construction is impeccable,…

Whiskers

More great Araks styles arrived today – fans of the whiskers group will rejoice at the return of the Jasmine panty, which we were sold…

Tam Tam Lacy Lovelies

Tam Tam Lacy Lovelies

The first shipment from our Fall Princesse Tam Tam order arrived today to much fanfare. The Whiskey Brown and Grey Mascara sets are made from…

Lille Fall Fashion Show

I have some exciting news! Lille’s Fall Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, September 20 at 8pm in the courtyard of the Doug Fir/Jupiter…

More Feather Earrings

The cruelty-free feather earrings sold out so fast that I just had to get more! This time around, there are some lovely Guinea Hen and…

More Visible Panty Lines

More Visible Panty Lines

What an exciting time! I can hardly keep up with the Fall shipments, but I’m trying to give you loyal LIL readers the heads up…

New Fall Araks!

New Fall Araks!

The new Fall Araks styles are so incredible! I haven’t had a chance to shoot them on the mannequin yet, but I plan to do…