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Kiss Me Deadly’s Vintage Poster Girls
Posted by amy | October 26, 2010
Candy Box longline girdle | Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly has found a novel way to introduce its fall collection and reinforce its image as a vintage lingerie label.

The UK purveyor of classic girdles and garters launched its new lines last week with a series of poster-like images inspired by WWII-era propaganda shots aimed at women. Recognize the iconic Rosie the Riveter reference above?

But the KMD poster shots don’t just …

Alexandra Grecco: New Star, Old Soul
Posted by connie | October 22, 2010

If you’re looking for underthings with a little extra kick and personality, you’ll want to investigate the collection of nouveau vintage delicacies created by New York designer Alexandra Grecco.

Inspired by early screen sirens like Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish and Jean Harlow — with hints of vaudeville, burlesque and even ‘50s pinup girls — Grecco’s love of all things vintage and feminine is clear …

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, has often be labeled a stuffy, conservative city without much ‘excitement’. I beg to differ.

Case in point was last week’s vintage lingerie party at Victoire boutique, where owners Katie and Regine breathed some excitement into our mainly quiet capital.

Vintage lingerie aficionados themselves, the girls had finally amassed enough lingerie through donations and estate sales to throw their …

Glamour Corselette | What Katie Did

Hollywood Slip | What Katie Did

What Katie Did, the UK-based maker of authentic-looking nouveau vintage lingerie, is hoping to make big gains in the U.S. market this year after unveiling a new website aimed at American shoppers.

WKD’s new U.S. website won’t launch until Sept. 1, but it will take away much of the hassle and discomfort involved when trying to order intimate apparel from an overseas retailer.

The …

She Once Was Mine

A wonderful photo editorial today from the Spanish photographers Andoni and Arantxa that simply oozes 1950s-era style.

Titled “She Once Was Mine”, the spread features models Lina Navickaite and Ella Kandyba styled to evoke the retro pinup look of Bettie Page (the Madonna of vintage lingerie aficionados!) but dressed in very modern lingerie pieces.

For example, the image above could be a postcard from 1956 …

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