Blush Intimates: Friday Lingerie Lust

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Blush_Lingerie-AFTERMIDNIGHT_1From the look and style of the editorials that Blush Lingerie produce, you would never think that this brand is so reasonably priced. That’s one of the main reasons I love Blush, they have a wonderfully down to earth attitude to creating beautiful, accessible designs; styles that can bring a woman confidence and inspiration. I previously wrote about the brand HERE, highlighting their super sexy secret agent styled campaign back in 2011, a series of sultry bra and brief sets, lace camisoles, dresses and bodysuits.  Their mission back then was “to provide flirtatious and affordable luxury to women worldwide with the creation of sensual, voluptuous and urbane intimates”.  I’d say they have succeeded and built upon this statement; with current collections Paramour, Sinfully Yours, After Midnight and Victory proving that Blush’s new mission is to help women find a new source of feminine strength through their lingerie.

My favourite of the new collections is After Midnight, a black and white / blue and black lace and modal series that works just as well under daytime clothes as it might worn to impress in the evening.  A close second comes Paramour, with its poetic scalloped lace and retro styling.

Blush is a huge amount of luxe for less.  For those of you already planning your Christmas lingerie shopping or looking for that special gift, be sure to check out the full range on their website HERE. They ship worldwide, so there is no excuse not to have the perfect lingerie sent right to your door (alternatively, ask Santa).

I also have an exciting giveaway with Blush coming up over the next few weeks, so keep checking back!

Friday Lingerie Lust: Christie Nicole ‘The Great Escape’

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ChristieNicole_lngerie5There are some truly fabulous Australian lingerie designers around at the moment, with Christie Trowbridge of Christie Nicole being one of them.  Creating handmade lingerie from her Sydney base since just last year, Trowbridge’s current ‘Great Escape‘ collection features a series of beautiful bras and bralettes in lace and satin, in summer-fresh colours of white, mint, mauve and polka dot print.  Previously Trowbridge utilized leather and suede fabrics for her lingerie designs which is when I first noticed her – happily she is continuing to experiment with unique fabrics and textures for example the stunning yet delicate showpiece, the limited edition Blaire metal-chain bra which is available for pre-order now.

Alongside the underwear collection sit some fabulous leather and silk daywear styles: the Dakota shortsthe Courtney crop top and the Xana leather biker jacket which I have been coveting for some time.  I’m excited to see Trowbridge grow and develop her collection, mixing inner and outerwear with the ease in which she has begun to shape her brand.

To read more about Christie Nicole and to see the full collection, click HERE.

Friday Lingerie Lust: Reckless Wolf (Part I)

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RecklessWolf_Lingerie1When Reckless Wolf launched last year, designer Jade Little handed us a dynamic fusion of underwear and outerwear inspired by independent, rebellious girls. 

Still provocative and style-led, the brand have added several lines of white lingerie to their now largely monochrome-themed collection and included new designs that nicely extend each individual range. Part II of this Reckless Wolf series will introduce you, Blog Reader, to ‘Raw’, ‘Prowl’ and ‘Wild’, new for 2014.

Prey has always been one of my favourites, now with a longline bra and high-waisted knickers.  In ‘Caged‘ you have one of the most perfect inner-wear/out-to-wear bodysuits; combing translucent and opaque fabrics and with a low back, the chevron pattern and cheeky cutouts (a Reckless Wolf signature) are super flattering.

I love this editorial from the brand, featuring their Cage white crop top and white leg strap brief. Shot in LA with a heavy dose of British attitude, this pretty much sums up the confident, fearless attitudes of the woman who wears Reckless Wolf.

Click HERE to view and shop the entire Reckless Wolf collection.

Photos: Tony Anderson.