Category: costumes

7 Ways to Add Classic Elegance to Your Halloween Costume

Posted on October 12th in costumes, crinoline, halloween, petticoat, pinup, vintage. No Comments

Many people love the scary side of Halloween, but we love the glamorous part! Halloween is a perfect excuse to indulge your love of classic vintage fashion – in a brighter and more dramatic day way than you might on a daily basis. We’ve made a list of seven pieces to add drama to your vintage inspired Halloween outfit, but we also believe that these pieces can be worn on occasions far beyond Halloween!

Fishnet Pantyhose

Fishnets are sort of a Halloween cliche, but when we picture them we mostly picture the kind that are cheap and look terrible. Discover how classic and elegant fishnet stockings can be with our signature pair – you might even love them so much that you’ll find ways to wear them on a regular basis!… Read more

Try Pinup for Halloween!

Have you ever wanted to dress like a classic pinup? Halloween is the perfect time to experiment with new shapes and silhouettes, so why try a true classic? We can help you achieve a pinup figure from bra to stockings. If you have ever wanted to own some fun vintage inspired pieces we have those too. Try these pieces out for a fabulous Halloween costume: you might just love how you look and feel so much that you will wear them all the time.

Coquette Satin Bullet Bra

Coquette Satin Bullet Bra

Let’s start off with a classic bullet bra! Our Coquette Satin Bullet Bra is simply stunning.… Read more

Playboy Bunny: History and Costume

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

Vintage Fashion: Jewelry Through the Decades!

When looking back at how fashion trends have changed through the decades, we must focus on the pieces that can transform an ensemble – jewelry. Women around the world have embraced these accessories to not only frost an outfit, but also to express themselves and their personalities. This week, we’ll be taking a little ride through history to see how jewelry trends have changed in some of our favorite decades. Maybe it’ll inspire your next purchase for the lovely lady in your life – just maybe.

What a time to be alive, especially with all the impeccably dressed women. The 1920s gave rise to the Art Deco style of luxury goods.… Read more

Vintage Inspiration for Halloween!

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

Starlet of the Week: Burlesque Superstar Immodesty Blaize

Posted on June 25th in Blogroll, boudoir, costumes, starlets. No Comments

While we normally profile vintage starlets–those iconic movie stars from the past, often times there are still modern day ladies that just catch our attention and we can’t seem to let go! This week, we’re profiling Immodesty Blaize, the famous burlesque performer who has held the attention of audiences across the world. Keep reading to learn about the British-born performer’s background, some of her most notable performances, as well as those jaw-dropping pictures and fashions we love about the burlesque world!

 Originally born to the name Kelly Fletcher in England, this young woman grew up greatly influenced by her Russian and Irish heritage and looked up to other strong females in the industry such as Grace Jones.… Read more

Happy Halloween from Secrets in Lace!

Posted on October 31st in costumes, halloween, stockings, vintage. No Comments

Happy Halloween! We love incorporating vintage into our everyday fashion and lingerie, but a holiday like Halloween is the perfect excuse to take it a step further. Or, Iʼm sure there are some people out there who are dying to experiment with vintage fashion, but donʼt want to come off looking too costume-y. Again, Halloween to the rescue! On a day where anything goes, and countless parties where guests of all ages dress up, there really is no better time to go all out as a vintage fashionista, pin-up girl, or even a burlesque entertainer! Those being three elements of fashion that Secrets in Lace works with everyday, itʼs the perfect opportunity to create three great Halloween costume ideas.… Read more