Category: open bottom girdle

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

Check out the Rago Shape Salon!

Posted on February 20th in open bottom girdle, shapewear, vintage. No Comments

Even though shapewear seems like a fairly new concept, you can actually see that it dates all the way back to the 16th century! While we’re past the days of corsets that rearranged your internal organs and made fainting couches a chic accessory  everyone still wants some help now and then. While open bottom girdles, corsets, and waist cinchers are all great ways to shape, the Rago Shapewear Collection was made specifically for this purpose. Made from fibers that stretch and still allow for a full range of movement, their composition still ensures control and shaping. The Rago Salon features four different styles, all of which will meet your needs in one way or another!… Read more

New Arrivals At Secrets In Lace!

Whether youʼre a dedicated Secrets in Lace customer, or a first time shopper, weʼre sure there are probably some items in your closet that you liked to stay stocked up on. Whether thatʼs high waisted briefs, the perfect plunge bra, or your favorite style of stockings, everybody has something that they keep coming back for. While we love that youʼve found something that works for you, we want to encourage you to keep trying new and different styles. Our new arrivals section is always expanding with fabulous products. So try something different for the new year and experiment with our latest and greatest garments–no matter what you choose, you can be rest assured that youʼll be showing off romantic and vintage style in the highest quality.… Read more

2013 Trends: Animal Print

Posted on December 25th in Garters, open bottom girdle, vintage. No Comments

We love all things vintage, and at Secrets in Lace we make sure that the fit, shape, and production of all of our products stays authentically vintage for our customers. But, sometimes we do like to add little modern twists to our garments. If youʼre the type of woman who likes to live life on the wild side, or if youʼre shopping for someone who likes fun prints, this week weʼre showcasing our favorite Secrets in Lace animal print products. Here, youʼll find the perfect combination of vintage romance with some modern day details! From sexy shapewear, to bras, a pop of animal print is a fun way to switch it up.… Read more

Ashley Teaches Us All About Girdles!

Posted on November 17th in open bottom girdle. No Comments

The fabulous Ashley has been nice enough to take time out of her busy schedule to show us her favorite girdles! There will be four videos in the series, so check back for the latest updates. As always, these fantastic girdles are available at Secrets In Lace for purchase.

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Garter Belts vs. Open Bottom Girdles vs. Waist Cinchers…Whatʼs the Difference?

Posted on October 2nd in Garters, open bottom girdle, waist cincher. No Comments

A lot different types of lingerie obviously started for purely functional reasons, and their transition into todayʼs world has stayed functional, but of course incorporating style and sex appeal. Needless to say, the different types can get a little confusing, sometimes you canʼt tell the difference just by looking at them. Today weʼre clearing up any confusion between garter belts, open bottom girdles, and waist cinchers. Based on their design they can become easily mixed up, but there are some subtle differences to point out so you can make the best decision on which one works best for you!

Garter belts, like the others, are worn around the waist, and their original function was to hold up your stockings with the garters (the straps), since the magic of stay-up thigh highs and pantyhose had not yet been invented.… Read more