• Fashion,  Personal

    A to Z of Lingerie – E is for Eyelet Embroidery

    Still behind a little bit, but plodding on. Earlier today I typed up the blog for the 4th of April which was D is for Dessous and now I’m onto the letter E. I had to struggle really hard to think of anything other than embroidery for E. So that’s what I went for, but let’s not stop there. Let’s go for alliteration and discuss eyelet embroidery! Eyelet embroidery is just a style where there are holes that are finished with along the edges by sewing and used for decoration. You can see an example of it, when used in lingerie, in the picture below. I love eyelet embroidery and…

  • Fashion,  Personal

    A to Z of Lingerie – D is for Dessous

    Once again, apologies for being a little slow in getting these A to Z of Lingerie posts ready. I’m now onto D which is for Dessous, which is my contribution for the 4th of April. Yesterday, I talked about corsets, which is a very specific topic, whereas Dessous is more general. Dessous is a word that comes up a lot when discussing lingerie. It comes up a lot when I’m researching the topic on blogs and it’s been used in literature, for example in 1000 Dessous: A History of Lingerie by Gilles Neret. It’s also used in brand names like Dessous Chics. So, if you don’t speak French you might…