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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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

Granny’s Retro Treasures

If you want to look retro chic, don’t ignore the granny section anymore! The Nylon Swish discovered treasures there and shares.

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“Buying vintage or replica vintage underwear can be challenging for a couple of reasons, first of all, it can be very expensive, and this limits the number of items that most people can afford to buy at one time. My base set of underwear from What Katie Did included a corset, a couple of girdles, a couple of bras, a corselette and some stockings; this came to about 550 pounds, not something that I could afford to do every month.” – Elinor

Read more on “Granny got it right!”
http://thenylonswish.com/2014/03/05/granny-got-it-right/