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Secrets In Lace works hard to keep romance alive in the modern world. We’re inspired by all things vintage — from our authentic stockings to our vintage lingerie.  We are the exclusive designers of the Dita Von Teese Nylon Stocking Collection and have the exclusive Rago Shapewear Salon.

Keep up with this blog for news, vintage inspiration, and tips to incorporate some more romance into your lingerie drawer.

 


Celebrate the Fourth of July with America’s Sweethearts!

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Celebrating one of America’s most popular holidays is always a good time–some celebrate the rich history and fun trivia facts behind it, some are anxious to go to all night barbecues and parties, and some of us are just in it for the fireworks. But if there’s one thing we all like to celebrate it’s beautiful vintage fashion and starlets. That’s why this Fourth of July-themed blog is geared towards profiling four of our most loved American-born actresses and starlets.

Lillian Gish was born in Springfield, Ohio and had a career that ranged from stage, screen, television, writing, and directing.… Read more


Starlet of the Week: Burlesque Superstar Immodesty Blaize

Posted on June 25th in Blogroll, boudoir, costumes, starlets. No Comments

While we normally profile vintage starlets–those iconic movie stars from the past, often times there are still modern day ladies that just catch our attention and we can’t seem to let go! This week, we’re profiling Immodesty Blaize, the famous burlesque performer who has held the attention of audiences across the world. Keep reading to learn about the British-born performer’s background, some of her most notable performances, as well as those jaw-dropping pictures and fashions we love about the burlesque world!

 Originally born to the name Kelly Fletcher in England, this young woman grew up greatly influenced by her Russian and Irish heritage and looked up to other strong females in the industry such as Grace Jones.… Read more


Starlet of the Week: Vivien Leigh

Posted on June 18th in starlets, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

We’re taking a break from product promotion and turning back to our much loved vintage starlets. This week we’re featuring a British female, winner of multiple Academy Awards, Vivien Leigh. Many of us know her from her roles in Gone With The Wind, and A Streetcar Named Desire, however she has also done a good bit of broadway acting and has also earned herself a Tony Award. Talk about a high achiever! But like many actresses and models, there is more to her story than what she did on screen. Keep reading to learn more about the famous actress and view some beautiful pictures from her past!… Read more


Endless Lingerie and Outerwear Possibilities With The Vintage Retro Chic Collection!

Posted on June 11th in bullet bras, Garters, panties, satin, vintage. No Comments

If you’ve been following us on Facebook, there’s no doubt you’ve seen a peek of our great new arrivals. Today, we’re sharing how our new arrivals both in lingerie and outerwear can coordinate and work together. Between our Bullett Bras, Garter Belts, Tap Pants, Sweaters, Full Cut Panties, and the newest Kimono, you’ll be able to mix and match to your heart’s desire!

 

First check out each of our individual items– The Floral Tap Pant and the Dominique Tap Pant are lovely loungewear options made out of smooth and silky chiffon with our signature lace trim detailing. You can find these in the floral print which matches the kimono, or a number of other great colors like the red and yellow which coordinate with our other items in this collection. … Read more


Vintage Starlets Catching Some Rest: See Why We Love Glamorous Loungewear!

Yesterday, we debuted our beautiful Floral Printed Kimono on the website. Our followers had a sneak peak of this beauty during Lingerie Fashion Week, but we are so excited to finally be able to offer it to purchase from the site! So far it’s, been a hit, and it got us thinking about how our favorite vintage stars may have lounged around as well. After all, many of these starlets pioneered the styles that we love today! Keep reading today’s blog to see some of our favorite starlets in their fabulous loungewear, then you can head on over to our website and check out our other robes and lounging gowns so you can look the part too!… Read more


The French Postcard: From Banned Material, To Beautiful Art!

Posted on May 28th in boudoir, pinup, vintage. No Comments

We love looking back at vintage inspired art, fashion, photography, cinema, and much more. And this week, we’re profiling the very popular French postcards. For those that have not heard of them before, we’re sure you’ll have an appreciation for the images. In the 20th century, people started pushing the boundaries on what was acceptable and what was not. While we love things like pin-up art, boudoir and burlesque shows, there was a time when simply showing your garter straps was unheard of.

Erotic photography dates back to the 1800’s, but for the purpose of this blog we’re focusing on the influence the French had on the movement.… Read more


Packing for Vacation? Be Sure To Check Our List Lingerie Must Haves!

Posted on May 21st in boudoir, pajamas, shapewear, stockings, travel. No Comments

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up, not only a wonderful time to remember and give thanks to all those that have served in the armed forces, but also enjoying a day off with family, friends, and loved ones. Many see Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start to summer, and we couldn’t agree more! Whether you have a big vacation coming up, or a couple short weekend getaways, summer is our favorite time to kick back and relax.  But how do you pack all of your favorite lingerie without overflowing your suitcase? Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite mix and match options so you can be assured that you’ll have a fabulous lingerie wardrobe even when you travel.… Read more


Our New Arrivals Will Have You Feeling Wild!

Posted on May 14th in Uncategorized. No Comments

Feeling a little wild? We’ve added to our New Arrivals section with some flirtatious pastels, great new stockings, and a new line of leopard undergarments. Today, we’re showing off those great new looks, in addition to how you can work them into some of our previous leopard looks we’ve showcased in the past. The great thing about these looks is that you can mix and match and coordinate new arrivals with old favorites!

First, our new arrivals, the Leopard Open Bottom Girdle, Leopard Garter Belt, and Leopard Bullet Bra. We know, it’s a lot of leopard! The print paired with the champagne color make this tasteful yet sassy, and always full of vintage romance.… Read more


Starlet of the Week: Yvonne De Carlo

Posted on May 7th in Uncategorized. No Comments

This week on the blog, we’re shifting back to profiling starlets of past decades. This week, its Yvonne De Carlo. She was a Canadian born actress, singer, and dancer who had a career that was as lengthy as her list of talents. Like many famous ladies, she started out young and with the support of her mother who had also always aspired to be an actress. While she started out as a dancer, and later getting into singing, Canada was proving to have less opportunity for stardom at the time. So Yvonne and her mother made various trips to California where she started gaining a little recognition in pageants and competitions such as Miss Venice Beach, and Miss California.… Read more


Brand New Arrivals in Vintage Loungewear and Lingerie!

Posted on May 1st in Uncategorized. No Comments

We’ve been so excited to show off some of our new arrivals, and if you’ve been following and liking our posts on Facebook, you’ve probably gotten glimpse of them already.  This week, we’re showing you all the beautiful details and some fun styling ideas for our new Patrice Collection, as well as the additions to the Dominique Collection.

The Dominique Collection is a tried and true favorite of our customers, the beautiful loungewear has a mixture of elegance, sophistication, and comfort. Our Fill Slip is new and improved with silky soft lace around the hem and a front slit. Take note of the added lace insets through the bust and midsection too.… Read more