When you think about American supermodels, especially those from earlier years who were pioneers of the industry, it’s hard to leave out Dorian Leigh. She is known as one of the first true icons within the fashion and modeling industry, and on this week’s blog we’re here to tell you all about her!
She was born in Texas in 1917, and unlike many other models she did not jump right into the profession at a young age. Instead, Leigh finished her high school career and attended college followed by a working life in the engineering field. That definitely doesn’t sound as glamorous as you’d assume a young model’s life to begin, however she found that she had strong math and science skills and utilized them in a career designing tools for Eastern Airlines as well as working at Bell Laboratories.… Read more
The first day of Spring officially arrived last week on Thursday, March 20th. For many of us, this past winter has seemed extra long, extra cold, and extra snowy. So the start of a new season is exactly what the doctor ordered! In addition to having all of that snow finally melt, watching the flowers blossom, and being able to roll down the windows, we have Spring fashion to get excited about. This week we’re showcasing some of our brightest and cheeriest garments to help you ring in springtime.
White is an interesting color (or is it really a color?), in the winter it can be worn and is reminiscent of sparkling icicles and fresh fallen snow.… Read more
Love learning more about the fabulous vintage starlets that graced the screens and stages during the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s? This week we’re featuring the beautiful Mitzi Gaynor. She was American-born to a mother who was a trained dancer, and a father who was a music director and performer. Being born with those genes definitely set her up for success!
At 11 years old, Gaynor and her family moved to Hollywood where she immediately began her career. Starting out as a chorus dancer, she moved up quickly signing a deal with 20th Century Fox at just 17 years old. One of her most notable performances has to be There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954), a musical comedy where she starred alongside other greats like Marilyn Monroe, Johnnie Ray, Ethel Merman, and others.… Read more
When you think about some of the greatest actors and actresses of all time, it’s impossible to leave out Mae West. Like many actresses of her time, she was known for a multitude of talents, like acting, modeling, comedy, singing, and playwriting. On today’s blog, Secrets in Lace is featuring her as our starlet of the week. After reading about her many accomplishments, and her sultry attitude you will definitely become part of her fan club–if you’re not already!
She was born in 1893 in Brooklyn, New York and started her career early, appearing in many Broadway shows by the time she was 18.… Read more
With Christmas, New Years, and now Valentine’s behind us, it’s about time to start thinking, “Okay is it Spring yet?” It got us reminiscing on warmer months and a whole different style. While we may still have a ways to go until we can really call it “Springtime” again, luckily in the world of lingerie it’s always heating up. So this week we’re featuring some of our all time favorite sheer products! What better way to break the mold from this long winter than by slipping into something sheer and fabulous?
The Lolita Set is one of our newer items, and as it says in the description, “Sheer Seduction is all you need to know”!… Read more