Classic Films: “Mary Poppins” Turns 50!

Posted on November 27th in vintage style icons. No Comments

Two of our favorite celebrities from the old Hollywood era have a very big celebration to pay tribute to. Both Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke starred in the well-known Disney film, Mary Poppins. It is remembered as a family favorite that portrays many elements of classic style and a storyline that never gets old. Can you believe that Mary Poppins is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary? Back in 1964 the film debuted and combined both animation and real life, a masterpiece for it’s time! Today, we’re remembering this vintage favorite, and some fun facts that you may not have known.… Read more


5 Holiday Essentials from Secrets in Lace

It’s never too soon to start preparing for the holidays. That could include purchasing gifts for others, making a wish list of your own, or simply stocking up on all the essentials you’ll need for the upcoming holiday gatherings. This week we’re sharing some of our most loved items that you’ll want to have ready to slip into whether that’s a family dinner, elegant date, or a lively New Year’s party–these picks will ensure that you’re never without the proper undergarments and you’ll always be rocking fabulous vintage details.

Stockings are a no-brainer for holiday essentials, but which ones to wear?… Read more


Vintage Style Icon: Claudine Auger

Posted on November 13th in vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

When you think of vintage starlets, you normally think of those glamorous and unforgettable faces from Hollywood who possess the quintessential red carpet look of fame. Although we love ladies like Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and Audrey Hepburn, is there anything as sexy as a Bond Girl? There have been over 20 James Bond movies, and not one of them is without the infamous Bond Girl by his side. This week were talking about Claudine Auger, the French actress and pageant winner, but most notably remembered for her role in the James Bond film, Thunderball.

Auger was born and raised in France, and attended the Paris Drama Conservatory where she received her training in acting.… Read more


Vintage Style Files: The Romance of Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn

Posted on November 5th in starlets, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

As you may know, Secrets in Lace’s slogan is to “Keep the Romance Alive!”. And with beautiful vintage lingerie, loungewear, and an overall appreciation for the finer things, we like to think we can help you do just that. But its always worth taking a look back at some of the greatest romances of all time, and some of our favorite vintage couples. This week, we’re profiling the romance of Jessica Tandy, and Hume Cronyn.

Both Jessica and Hume were actors; Hume being a top Canadian screen and stage actor, and Jessica who was born in London but spent the majority of her career in the United States.… Read more