Kawaii!

Kawaii!

I think everyone in Portland knows about my two major obsessions: accessories (i.e. lingerie, shoes, umbrellas, etc.) and all things Japanese (i.e. goyaman, takoyaki, nihon…

Real Life in Lingerie

Real Life in Lingerie

Here is a prime example of a stylish way to highlight your lingerie and integrate it into your ready-to-wear wardrobe: Jessica has layered the Lois…

Rolled Stockings

Rolled Stockings

Release your inner flapper! Thigh high stockings and garters are making a huge comeback, and fans of our ivory and black vintage silk stockings will…

When opportunity knocks…

When opportunity knocks…

I know I’ve mentioned The Lake and Stars’ Opportunity Trench before, but I just had to bring it up again because we received a sample…

Lucky Breaks!

Lucky Breaks!

We’re very excited to be featured in this month’s issue of Lucky Magazine, along with several of our favorite East Burnside shops! The May issue…

Another Fashion Show!

Another Fashion Show!

The Fall Fashion Show here at Lille Boutique was a great success, so we’re thrilled to announce the next one: we’ll be holding a Spring…

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

The Araks Y-Thong just doesn’t get enough credit. Sure, we’ve blogged about it extensively, but I think customers sometimes overlook it as a practical panty…

The Perfect "Something Blue"

The Perfect "Something Blue"

Whether you’re a bride looking for undergarments for that special day or a bridesmaid trying to find a present for a shower or bachelorette party,…

Apples vs. Oranges

Apples vs. Oranges

I don’t know about you, but I prefer the bra on the left. (Judging from the look of distress on the model’s face, I’d wager…

Araks Delfine Cami

Araks Delfine Cami

There’s a beautiful camisole in the store that just doesn’t get enough attention. The Delfine cotton cami by Araks is a lovely marriage of lace…

Lille Boutique in the news!

Thanks to an article in the Mercury highlighting our crime-fighting activities, Lille Boutique will be featured on the KATU news channel 2 tonight at 4pm…

Araks Spring Line!

Araks Spring Line!

Today, we received the first shipment from the Araks Spring Lingerie Line, which includes the gorgeous Martina cami in milk with alpine trim and sexy…

Stella McCartney Lingerie

Stella McCartney Lingerie

More exciting news from our Market Trips: Stella McCartney Lingerie will be coming soon to Lille Boutique! The sexy bras, panties and chemises from her…

Yellow with Envy

Yellow with Envy

We’re so excited about our new model, Angela, that we just had to share the news. A recent Portland transplant from the DC area, she…

Araks Swimwear has arrived!

Araks Swimwear has arrived!

Summer really needs to hurry up and get here, because the first shipment of swimwear has arrived at Lille Boutique. Actually, I think I’ll just…

Today’s Special

Today’s Special

In case you weren’t aware, we do special orders quite often here at Lille Boutique. We’re happy to help our customers get the right fit…

Araks Sneak Preview

Araks Sneak Preview

We absolutely cannot wait for the Spring shipment from Araks. Pictured above is the incredibly sexy, but super comfy Organic Cotton Phoebe bralette, which will…

Anatomy of a Panty Drawer: pt. 6

Anatomy of a Panty Drawer: pt. 6

Part Six: The Wide World of Panties Though we sometimes lump them into one or two broad categories, underwear actually deserves a more detailed classification…

Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung!

Ok, so technically we have another month to go, but lately Portland has been teasing everyone with the kind of unseasonably warm weather that inspires…

Romper Room

Romper Room

Great news, onesie fans… more rompers have arrived, straight from the designer who brought the style back – Sophie Simmons from Dessous! The Charlotte Romper…

New Lines! Part three…

New Lines! Part three…

Lisi Valle…Lisi is a relative newcomer to the lingerie market, having worked in ready-to-wear for over 18 years. Her new collection reflects that significant experience,…

New Lines! Part two…

New Lines! Part two…

VPL, by Victoria Bartlett…Visible Panty Lines started out as a lingerie line in 2003, but the designer began phasing out the panties as she focused…

New Lines! Part one…

New Lines! Part one…

The most exciting thing about February (besides my birthday, of course) is the discovery of new lines at market week. The hardest thing about it…

Fashion Week Recap…

Fashion Week Recap…

While crazy, frenzied, fashion week is still going on, the lingerie component is finally over, and not a minute too soon. If I had to…

Eres Sale!

Eres Sale!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are offering 15% off our entire stock of Eres lingerie from February 1st through the 14th. This is a…

Girls vs. Boys

Girls vs. Boys

As most of our customers can attest, Lille is not your typical lingerie store. We don’t carry any adult toys, we stray from thongs and…

Anatomy of a Panty Drawer: pt. 5

Anatomy of a Panty Drawer: pt. 5

Part Five: Camisoles Versatile and comfortable, camisoles or camis are a staple in any wardrobe. This sleeveless, close-fitting garment can be worm with or without…

No Pressure

No Pressure

The long-anticipated No Pressure sets from The Lake and Stars arrived today, and I think the image speaks for itself – they are, in a…

I love you, jetblue.

Sara was right about one thing: flying is awful. Don’t get me wrong – I love to travel, but the whole act of getting there…

Je reviens….

Je reviens….

Though I may stray occasionally, I always return to Princesse Tam Tam. Their bras are so beautiful, so affordable, so French! Like a great pair…

傘 wa sugoi, ne?

傘 wa sugoi, ne?

In these schizophrenic days of Portland winter (I just watched the weather go from misty rain to snow to sun, then back to very heavy…

Saraculture

Saraculture

Since the other Sara’s on vacation and I miss her, I thought I’d do a Sara post, complete with Wikipedia citations. If you’ve ever wondered…

Does 34B=32C?

Not really. A lot of women harbor under this misconception, and although it often works to go up a cup size and/or down a band…

Holiday Hangover

Holiday Hangover

Well, you’ve made it through another Christmas – overindulging in those rich, fatty foods, drinking one too many glasses (or bottles) of champagne and feigning…

Holiday Surprise

How do you tactfully present your sweetheart with a gift of lacy underthings when it’s time to open presents at Aunt Mary’s? God knows it’s…