Notes from Underwear

Dolly Snogging

Dolly Snogging

My favorite bra in the store, the Dolly Snogging racerback, has just arrived, and one lucky customer snapped it up before I even put them…

Just Arrived: Guia Lab

Just Arrived: Guia Lab

Guia Lab, the exciting new line from world renowned Italian designer Guia La Bruna, has just arrived at Lille Boutique! The floaty feminine styles are…

Webstore Update

Sorry the posts have been so sporadic lately – what with Spring/Summer ’09 market week, the big end-of-summer sale, and the total webstore redesign, I’ve…

New Line: Loup Charmant

New Line: Loup Charmant

I’m very excited about the new line I discovered on my last trip to NYC – Loup Charmant, which means “the charming wolf.” Color me…

New and Improved Poet!

I’m pleased to report that the new shipment of Poet that just arrived includes the popular Chloe Chemise with some vast improvements -the straps are…

New Dessous for you

New Dessous for you

We just got the first shipment in from our Fall order with Dessous. The Amelie jumper (pictured above) has the same great racerback cut as…

A feather in your cap

A feather in your cap

We just got some new earrings in from a local designer named Susie, who uses only cruelty-free feathers in her simple, elegant designs that retail…

Pima Pandemonium

Pima Pandemonium

Today we received a shipment of the best-selling Pima Goddess Classic T-Shirt Bra and matching Low Rider Bikini by Eberjey. I have good news and…

Sabrina Nadal

Sabrina Nadal

The first shipment of romantic lingerie from Sabrina Nadal has arrived and is already flying out the door! Sabrina’s French sensibility is evident in the…

VPL!!!

VPL!!!

The second shipment from our Fall VPL order has arrived!  This time around we’ve gotten several styles, including the popular Breaker Tank, (works as an…

Dress Shirts by Bra Size!

Dress Shirts by Bra Size!

We’re big advocates of the peek-a-bra, but only when it’s intentional. A splash of color or a bit of delicate lace showing under a cocktail…

Accessories for the Boudoir

Accessories for the Boudoir

I’m a sucker for vintage accessories like finely tooled leather gloves, delicate hand mirrors, and complicated jewelry boxes. Anything superfluous that exists only to please…

Fish, again…

Fish, again…

Ok, I know I just posted about the arrival of the fish suits less than 48 hours ago, but the bikinis are already sold out!…

Cougar Lingerie

Cougar Lingerie

At the risk of offending the brilliant and talented Kristen Schaal, I’m going to suggest a few items in the store that may appeal to…

FINALLY!

FINALLY!

At long last, the elusive Fish suits from Princesse Tam Tam have arrived. I have to say, it was worth the wait – in part…

Bric á Brac

Bric á Brac

Here at Lille, we’re usually so busy gushing over the lingerie on the blog that we often forget to mention that we carry other things…

Helen Mirren’s Bikini

Helen Mirren’s Bikini

The Telegraph posted an interesting article today on the hullaballoo about Helen Mirren’s hot bikini photos, taken this week while she was on vacation in…

Tiny Travel Guide

Tiny Travel Guide

Providing travel recommendations is one of my favorite things to do. I get green with envy when I meet someone who writes for a guidebook…

Hot Weather Lingerie

Hot Weather Lingerie

It’s officially hot in here. When the heat index hits 90 degrees, I always have a hard time figuring out what I’m willing to wear…

Online Updates

We’re still working hard on the new site, which will launch soon, but I wanted to let you know that we’ve updated the sale section…

The Iconic String Bikini

The Iconic String Bikini

Legend has it that Brazilian model Rose de Primo invented the string bikini by accident when she ran out of material while fashioning a suit…

Dessous Special Orders

Dessous Special Orders

Last chance for Dessous Special Orders this season! There are a few items still available, including two fan favorites – the Charlotte romper and the…

Arak-Attack!

Arak-Attack!

Heads up, loyal LIL readers…due to the overwhelming demand for more Araks, we will be getting a ton of new stuff in next week –…

Incoming: Lyell Lingerie

Incoming: Lyell Lingerie

It’s official. My perseverance has paid off! This Fall, Lille will be carrying a small selection of lovely lingerie from Lyell. Alliteration aside, this is…

Goodbye Lisi Valle

Goodbye Lisi Valle

I received some sad news today in the form of a letter from Lisi Valle notifying us of the discontinuation of her eponymous line. Citing…

VPL is here!

VPL is here!

We just received the first installment of our Fall VPL Order!!!! I practically attacked our friendly UPS driver to open the box, then assaulted his…

Lyell Lingerie (on the DL)

Lyell Lingerie (on the DL)

Shhhh… can you keep a secret? One of my favorite labels started doing lingerie for Spring/Summer ’08. I’m not making any promises, but I’d really…

Web Store Updates

Web Store Updates

We sincerely apologize for the delay in updating our webstore lately – what with Mercury in retrograde and the constant influx of new merch coming…

Lille Bike Shoot

Lille Bike Shoot

Unfortunately, the Lille Bike Shoot didn’t quite go according to plan thanks to a mistake by the photo rental company and some very typical Portland…