the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — vintage lingerie

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Lucie in the Sky

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Lucie in the Sky

With glamour! Boudoir glam from the archives (sold in 2006, to be exact!). And my first Lucie Ann set. SO GOOD.   

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Slip Into Something....Vintage. And Fashionable!

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A fab selection of vintage full slips just added to the website! Take a cue from beautiful women from past and present....there is nothing more devastating the slip! See the collection here   . French Vogue shows how the slip (and slip dress) inspires and shines as a fashion staple (and it wasn't just in the 90s!). See the article here.      Modernize the slip with flannel, leather or layered over a tee! Add glamour with fur or just bare, shimmering skin.

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so cinch me

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I have a love/hate relationship with corsets, in concept and in real life. On the one hand (in concept), I can see the beauty of them and the importance in the way they define how women were perceived and perceieved themselves throughout fashion history. On the other, I can see how they damaged women physically and mentally. In my own life, I've purchased one and worn in a few times. I read a great article about a woman who bought one and how it changed her life…helped her posture, helped her learn how to "feel" when her stomach was actually...

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Fabulous Frederick's

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Who doesn't love old Frederick's of Hollywood catalogs? Sexy, stylish and suggestive...a time capsule of attitudes toward human sexuality and fashion spanning decades. Today over on the Facebook page we're looking at pages from old catalogs and adverts....go see, post your own! Some highlights...                  

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