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.
With September coming to end we decided to showcase some of our favorite summer lingerie. There are no rules to lingerie, but we like to save the brightly colored and super sheer piece for the summer. It kind of makes these pieces more exciting than they already are. We have really enjoyed our time in the sun this year, unfortunately we have to part with the hot sun shine and warm weather, for cool breezes beautiful fall colors. I know it’s sad to say goodbye, but here is some fun summer lingerie that you can wear year round or just for special occasions.… Read more
As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, here at Secrets and Lace, we are so excited for cooler weather! The cooler weather means you can wear your vintage sweaters, boots, and of course more stockings and garter belts! But today, instead of showing you what we have in stock on the SIL website, how about we talk to you about the different outfits and eras you can wear. We are inspired by the retro and classic styles of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Be prepared to see classic high waisted skirts, plaid, and bell bottom pants. These are some of the most iconic clothing of those time periods.… Read more
It’s already the middle of September, which means fall is just around the corner. This also mean you will probably be wearing more clothes. Feel free to shop around for new sweaters, coats, and lingerie!
Lingerie is one of those pieces of clothing that many forget about. Most people wear the same old basic sets that they’ve had for years, but here is where they stop. Whether you are shopping for yourself or that special someone, here are some of our favorite pieces that are perfect for the fall.
Just because you are wearing more clothes does not mean you are getting less sexy.… Read more
Hello, to the lovely long weekend, and welcome to the holiday that was made to show the appreciation of the social and economic achievements of hardworking folks around the world. The first Monday in September, Labor Day, is an annual tribute to the nation’s workers to show respect and value for what they are doing and what has been done in the past to better our country. The very first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City. When the Central Labor Union first proposed the holiday, it also outlined that celebrations would entail street parades to show the public “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations.”
More than a century later, Labor Day still celebrates the national spirit and patriotism of our great citizens.… Read more
Do you remember the time before Hallmark stores filled our needs for words? The time when greeting cards didn’t exist? Some do, some don’t. Well for those who don’t remember , it was a time when people needed to use their own words to profess their feelings, thoughts, and emotions with others. Whether they did this face to face or better eternalizing them in handwritten letters. The eloquent raw nature of these interactions was what made these moments and items irreplaceable. Some of the most beautiful handwritten letters that we’ve been able to find are exchanges between two lovers. Below is one of intoxication – a love so profound that it was overwhelming.… Read more
The feeling of silk is incomparable. It’s the feeling and embodies the look of elegance, class, and indulgence. It’s luxurious and sexy and can make a woman feel unstoppable. This week, we are going to feature some of our favorite silk pieces that is going to make any woman look and feel gorgeous.
Our Dominique Camisole is elegant and reflects that of vintage style. This camisole is made of sensuous charmeuse satin and is trimmed with beautiful lace. This piece features working buttons, and is available in a variety of color combinations including champagne ivory with champagne lace, pink and black lace, and red with black lace.… Read more
Today, hosiery seems like an option most women opt out of, especially in the warmer months. However, before the 1940s, women wouldn’t leave the house without wearing a pair of stockings. At the time, it was considered extremely inappropriate for women to be bare legged in public unless they were at the beach. Stockings are usually made of rayon, nylon, or silk.
With WWII came a need for the same materials that made stockings to make tents, parachutes, and other war needs. Therefore, women from all over the country would donate their hosiery for the war effort.… Read more
The summer is great for so many things: picnics, trips to the beach, etc. But the one thing that can put a bit of a damper on summer fun is the heat. No need to worry, we have some sheer pieces that are not only incredibly classy and beautiful, but also light enough to keep you cool in the summer evenings. Sheer fabric is wonderful because it automatically adds a level of elegance and sexiness to any article of clothing, let alone a piece of lingerie. It is such a delicate way to make a bold statement. Below, we have some pieces that are the perfect addition to any woman’s lingerie collection.… Read more
A woman’s signature scent is incredibly specific and special. Some women prefer citrus scents and others prefer more musky tones. Once a woman finds one that works for her, it becomes part of their presence – part of who they are, and how they choose to portray themselves. Below are some of the most remarkable and renowned vintage scents in history. Some are discontinued, some have gone through various changes throughout the ages, but they still hold their place in prestige in luxury perfumeries.
Created in 1947 by Germaine Cellier, Balmain Vent Vert blends green florals that are incredibly fresh and sometime even bitter, adding to its uniqueness.… Read more
The 1940s and 50s were great in more ways than one, but one thing that is truly great in that era is how simple and timeless women looked with their makeup. Makeup is meant to enhance a woman’s natural beauty – to elevate it – and we have the right tips for you to help her do just that from lipstick shades to ideal eyebrow shapes, we will help guide her to her fullest potential.
No other era embraced the power of refined brows and a shockingly red lip like the 1950’s. There’s something about a clean shaped brow paired with a bold lip.… Read more