Retro Lingerie Solutions

If you know anyone who would love to wear retro lingerie but thinks that it might be inconvenient, show them this post by vintage fashion blogger Elinor! She gave the top 5 reasons why girls don’t wear retro lingerie and offered some brilliant solutions on her blog, The Nylon Swish. She has a lot of great advice for beginners looking to incorporate retro styles into their lingerie collection.

Read her post “Five reasons why girls don’t wear shapewear or stockings.”

http://thenylonswish.com/2014/06/05/five-reasons-why-girls-dont-wear-shapewear-or-stockings/

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Wearing History

vintageglamour2If you’ve ever wanted to sew together your own vintage style clothing or already do, this blog is an amazing resource.

Wearing History gives great in-depth descriptions and guides for patterns and alterations, sharing how to recreate the fashions of the past.

Lauren knows her stuff. She’s been sewing since she was 8 years old!

 

http://wearinghistoryblog.com/links/

 

 

 

“I love fashion and costume history from the 18th century until the 1950s, but the Edwardian era and 1930s are my favorites. Fashion history has been a life-long passion for me. I began sewing when I was around eight years old and started studying fashion history and collecting vintage clothing when I was around fourteen years old.”
- Lauren

Shopping for Vintage Lingerie

When buying vintage lingerie, what should you keep in mind?

Vintage fashionista Solanah gives her expert advice on The Lingerie Addict.

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Read How to Buy Vintage Lingerie

http://www.thelingerieaddict.com/2010/10/how-to-buy-vintage-lingerie-for-perfect.html

 

“Most of my lingerie and shapewear comes from vintage stores or thrift stores, so that generally means they are used, and quite often, I come across well worn items that won’t last much longer. Here’s some tips to find some great vintage lingerie that will serve you well.”

- Solanah

Couture Allure

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion is a fashion hub for today’s vintage-loving woman. If you’re in need for a fresh set of vintage-compatible lingerie or shapewear, see their advice. There are modern brands who still cater to our style!

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“First, and perhaps best known, is Rago Shapewear. Rago offers many styles in various control weights from light all the way up to extra firm. In business for over 50 years, Rago produces garments with exceptional attention to shaping the female form.”

Read more: http://coutureallure.blogspot.com/2009/10/modern-foundation-garments