Shape up your holiday with some sexy and reliable shapewear! At Secrets in Lace we have a wonderful array of shaping lingerie from garter belts to corsets that take inches off your waist! We understand how hectic the holiday season can get, so why not get yourself the gift of stability- even if it is just in your lingerie? These beauties will keep up with you even against your busiest schedule. Here are just some of our favorite pieces we have on our site. Sit back, browse, and if you see anything you just can’t believe you lived without then go ahead and click the images and shop around!… Read more
November is truly a magical month. The weather starts getting colder which means it is cold enough to wear our favorite foundation pieces! This week we are going to share with you shapewear that is perfect to combine with your existing collection and some of our favorite pieces that are just wonderful to have all year round.
Our Sophisticated Strapless Longline is the bra that can be paired with any number of garter belts, waist cinchers, corsets, and more! This piece is sexy and elegant all in one. The light boning will help you achieve a beautiful vintage silhouette and the smooth satin will feel amazing on your skin.… Read more
We are just days away from Halloween! So in the spirit of the season, we are going to give you a little back story to an iconic uniform. The Playboy Bunny Uniform.
Everyone over the age of 16 has probably heard of the Playboy Bunny. This company was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. The first issue of the magazine, sold for fifty cents a copy, was printed later that year and featured the very famous and beautiful Marilyn Monroe. There was over fifty thousand total copies sold! This gave the company the momentum it needed to create a unique brand and experience.… Read more
An hourglass is a mechanical device used to measure the passing of time. The shape usually comprises of 2 balanced bulbs connected by a narrow neck that regulates the rate at which the material, usually sand, passes. This seemingly simple device inspired what is now a very popular way to describe a particular body shape. Women who have an hourglass body, now is your time to shine.
If a woman has an hourglass shape, it means her bust and hips are well balanced and have a beautifully defined waist. The key to dressing this body type is to proportionally dress the top and bottom of her body while accentuating her waist.… Read more
It’s that time of year again, Halloween is just around the corner! While you may be too old to go door to door asking for candy, there is no age limit when it comes to having fun with some costumes! This week we’re showing some of our favorite vintage inspired Halloween costumes, and including some of our garments you can work into the look as well!
Wouldn’t be it be great if you could put on your favorite lingerie set from Secrets in Lace and just call that your costume? While wearing our designs you probably feel the most confident, but for the sake of keeping it classy in public, you can still show off that vintage flare in something like a Bettie Page Halloween costume instead.… Read more
It’s not too late to start your shopping for Valentine’s Day–on today’s blog we’re going to share some great pieces for you to show off to your significant other on this romantic holiday. We have tons of options for all of your style preferences, so whether you’re a true romantic, show-stopper, girly-girl, or just vintage obsessed, there is definitely a glam look for everyone out there this Valentine’s Day! If you’re looking for something classic and romantic, check out our wonderful selection of slips.
The Dominique Full Slip is a piece that work for you for years to come, this is a look that will never be out of style!… Read more
Christmas and Hanukkah have passed, next stop– New Years! This one night becomes extra special as we get to say goodbye to 2014, and get excited for what 2015 has to bring. Now if you thought holiday parties were fun, they’re usually just a warm-up for sparkling and star studded New Year’s bashes. Whether you’ll be watching the ball drop in Times Square, at a friend’s party, hitting the town, or enjoying the night quietly by yourself, there’s undergarments, accessories, and loungewear to help you do it all in style.
One of our favorite garments, especially for parties, is our selection of crinolines and petticoats.… Read more
Following trends in lingerie is exciting, as well as being able to look back at older trends and see how they have (or haven’t) stuck around. But there are some garments and some styles that just stay absolutely classic. While we love all of our vintage garments for maintaining that classic vibe, today we’re showcasing 3 of the most notable lingerie garments that have stuck around for decades (or centuries!) and how Secrets in Lace has carried on that style to the beautiful garments we sell to you.
First up, the bullet bra. This is almost a no-brainer as it was an iconic look for many women in the 30’s and on, as it created a cone-like and prominent shape for the chest.… Read more
This week we’re profiling an amazing model, Jean Patchett. She reached the height of her fame during the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s, meaning that she left us with some truly amazing pictures in fabulous vintage fashion! She was born in 1926, and lived until 2002, in many of her career descriptions she was summarized as an iconic figure, after all she appeared on over 50 magazine covers! But her life did not become so glitzy right away, like many models she had to start out by taking a leap of faith and moving to a big city to try to get a foot in the door.… Read more
We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday, but they’re not over yet! Believe it or not, 2014 is right around the corner and we’re showing you how to ring in the new year in the greatest styles. Below are some of our favorite options to help you shine, whether that’s for a New Year’s party, or just for fulfilling any fashion related New Year’s Resolutions–vintage style is easy to incorporate.
First, we recommend working in the basics to your outfit. Stockings and a garter belt give you a foundation for a glamorous and classy outfit. If you’re going somewhere special you can choose from some of our more dressed up stockings like the Shiny Seamed Full Fashioned pair for some added glimmer.… Read more