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.
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
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
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
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
Often times on our blog, the vintage starlets we highlight were models, actors, and dancers. This week, however, we’re putting the spotlight on a woman who’s as beautiful as her voice. Billie Holliday was an American born jazz singer who rose to fame after a tumultuous childhood and upbringing, and she certainly made a name for herself and will forever be remembered as one of the greats in jazz music.
Born in Philadelphia to the name Eleanora Fagan, her father, a jazz musician was not involved in her life but she certainly got a lot of her talent from him. Her mother was also noted as being absent from her life while she tried to work to earn more money for the family.… Read more
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th this year, and like every holiday it will sneak up on us! If there’s a woman in your life who has been a great mother to your kids, then you know just how important this day is. Show her how much you appreciate all of her help by spoiling her like she deserves on Mother’s Day. Secrets in Lace has tons of amazing gift options that you’ll want to share with her. Be sure you order soon so you can ensure an on-time delivery for the holiday!
“Glamour Lounging” is a term we love using, after all, what’s better than finally getting some quality time to relax than by doing it in luxurious and elegant loungewear?… Read more
One of the most notable pieces of vintage fashion, and vintage lingerie is the corset. Historically speaking, this style goes way back, but it’s shaping power and feminine appeal is alive and well today. On the blog today, we’re going back and taking a look at the history of corsets to see all of the different ways they were used for fashion and function, and how their various shaping mechanisms went beyond the traditional hourglass shape.
While the corset shape has been traced back for hundreds of years, the 16th century is where we will pick up today, as styles previous to this were not associated with fashion.… Read more
One of the biggest parts of transitioning to a new season can be determined by the colors of your clothes. While the fall and winter generally feature richer and darker tones, spring and summer are full of light, breezy, and pastel tones. One of our favorite colors for lingerie is pink, and we thought that we’d do a round-up of all our favorite pink garments that are beautiful all year round, but especially perfect for this time of year!
Our Satin Bullet Bra and coordinating Retro Garter Belt are feminine with their light pink color, but totally sexy with black lace detailing and made from luxurious satin-like fabric.… Read more
In honor of the first day of Spring which occurred last week, this week we’re getting in the mood for spring fashion by taking a look back at some of our favorite vintage starlets in adorable looks. We looked to these women and this time period for inspiration in our lingerie garments, so why not do the same with their streetwear? Keep reading and check out the gorgeous pictures to get some inspiration for what to wear as the temperatures slowly but surely climb to a higher level.
We’ll start out with a fan favorite, Marilyn Monroe. While she sure knew how to wear a white dress or the iconic bathing suit, here she shows that she could wear a classic daytime outfit just as well.… Read more
We are so excited to be getting so many of our new spring arrivals in, and in addition to our amazing new lingerie pieces, we have also expanded our outerwear as well. After all, a true lover of vintage fashion usually wants to be able to work it into all aspects of their wardrobe, not just lingerie. Today, we’re creating the perfect outfit that you can seamlessly transition from the office to date night.
As with any outfit, you’ll need to start with the right lingerie. We chose our new Elizabeth Open Bottom Girdle in the striking black color. The side zipper makes this a user-friendly piece of lingerie to get on and off, and will help transform your torso into that perfectly shaped hourglass figure.… Read more