Category: open bottom girdle


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


Know Your Shapewear with Secrets in Lace

Last week, we started writing about the small differences that can separate different types of lingerie. Whether its between a Fully Fashioned French Heel, or a Fully Fashioned Euro Heel (see last week’s blog!), the definitive terms of lingerie can sometimes leave you feeling confused.  This week, we’re focusing on the different types of shapewear that you can buy.

We’ll start with the Girdle, which can come in a panty style, or an open bottom style. This garment is a nice alternative to a garter belt because it still has the garter straps to hold up your stockings, but also provides shaping and tummy control. … Read more


Animal Prints by Secrets in Lace!

Ever want to let out your wild side? One of the wonderful things about fashion is being able to have a whole new attitude just based off of what you’re wearing. As you probably know, at Secrets in Lace we pride ourselves in being able to bring you some of the most glamorous and nostalgic undergarments from vintage fashion. However we love being able to put a modern spin on things too! Mixed in with our classic pieces like stockings, garter belts, and bullet bras, you’ll find a little more on the primal side…unleash your inner animal with some of these fun animal print garments!… Read more


How to Get an Hourglass Figure With Secrets In Lace!

Today on the blog we’re showing you some of our favorite items that you can wear under your outfits. If you’re a lover of lingerie and vintage fashions, then you’ll agree that what goes underneath your clothes can sometimes be just as important as the outfit you’re wearing! Whether you’re the only one to see these undergarments, or they serve as a sexy surprise for someone special, underwear and lingerie also serves a purpose of creating the perfect shape. Keep reading to see what items you can get for your desired look.

 Getting the hourglass figure is undoubtedly one of the most sought out styles.… Read more


Valentine’s Day Gifts with Secrets In Lace

Posted on January 22nd in open bottom girdle, stockings, vintage. No Comments

Well just when you thought you were done shopping after the holidays…it’s just about Valentine’s Day! This holiday tends to sneak up on people, so we thought we’d start inspiring you early on to get yourself prepared for this day filled with love.  Today we’re featuring some great picks both for people who are buying something for themselves, or those who want to get a gift for someone special. Either way, you’ve come to the right place!

First, to add a little festivity to your daytime look on Valentine’s Day, we suggest our Signature Reinforced Heel and Toe Stockings in our bold and beautiful red welt.… Read more


Vintage Ad Inspiration….Round Two!

To pay tribute to our love of vintage fashion, we’re taking another look back at the different ads that had been used. We featured a couple on the blog not too long ago, but to keep our inspiration alive, it’s always worth another look at! Some of the advertisement approaches were a bit bizarre, some were downright sexy, but all have modern equivalents at Secrets in Lace. Although you may not be shopping in that era, you can still let the exquisite style and designs of lingerie and clothing from that time period infuse their way into your wardrobe. Keep reading to see what ladies like yourselves saw flipping through magazines, in the newspapers, or even posted on billboards!… Read more


Fashion Meets Function at Secrets In Lace!

Today, we’re showing you some great products that are not only fashionable, but also functional. We all love a sexy outfit and the opportunity to show it off, but sometimes we’re going to an event and need our undergarments to serve more of a practical role. Since we focus on recreating the vintage look, it’s important to remember that in those times lingerie usually had a specific purpose, and the fashion element was an added bonus. From shaping to enhancing, to adding volume, keep reading to see how Secrets in Lace doesn’t just focus on how sexy our pieces are, but how they can help you out a little as well!… Read more


How to Put Together a Complete Outfit – Secrets In Lace Style!

For today’s lesson, we’re teaching you how to put together an entire outfit. It may sound like an easy task, but when you think about how many great products are offered, and the subtle differences between them, it can become pretty daunting picking and choosing which pieces go together. First we’ll show a daytime outfit, followed by some simple changes you can swap out for night time.

Starting with a good foundation of undergarments is key. Since you can’t go wrong with a classic, start off with our Signature RHT stockings–we chose the ivory leg/brown welt color combo since we’re sticking with neutrals for the rest of the outfit.… Read more


How To Make the High Waisted Trend Work For You

High waisted styles are some of the greatest things that came out of vintage fashion, and many designers are working that trend into modern day collections. Whether you choose to go high waisted in lingerie and shapewear or clothing for daytime, today we’re featuring some of our favorite high waisted trends and why this style is flattering for all.

The first reason to go high waisted is that it’s in style. Like we mentioned, this style is reminiscent of the vintage era, and there’s nothing chicer today than going vintage. You will find many skirts and shorts raising their waist lines to accentuate an hourglass figure.… Read more


Vintage Style Icon: Alexis Smith

Posted on March 27th in open bottom girdle, push up bra, starlets. No Comments

Designers, to starlets, to models, Secrets in Lace is back this week with another great vintage profile. Alexis Smith was a film star throughout the 40ʼs and 50ʼs, but also had experience in Broadway and television. Although many of her appearances did not gain great acclaim at first, she was always recognized for her stunning beauty, and pin-up girl style. While many film stars today fill their extra time with endorsements and public appearances, it was very common for vintage starlets to show off their pin-up style and attitude when off set. Here, in one of her pin-up photographs, you can see that Alexis Smith had something every woman envied: a spectacular body with lots of curves and dressed in the best fashions.… Read more