Category: starlets

Classic Romance Movies for Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 4th in Blogroll, starlets, Valentine's Day, Video, vintage. No Comments

We’re taking a quick break from Valentine’s Day lingerie and shopping ideas – we’re sure you see enough of that as it is! Instead, this week we’re sharing some of our favorite classic romance movies. Often starring some of our favorite vintage starlets, this list includes (but is not limited to) some of the most iconic storylines and timeless tales. Perfect for spending a night in with your significant other, or enjoying on your own as you relax in your vintage loungewear. It’s always a good night to escape reality and go back in time with these classic titles.

How could we have this list without mentioning Casablanca?… Read more

Happy New Year – Here’s To Keeping The Romance Alive In 2016!

Happy New Year’s Eve! And just like that, we’re through another year. But here at Secrets in Lace we know that no matter what year it is, we can live in and love our vintage fashion and lifestyle. But that’s not to say that the New Year doesn’t come with it’s expectations of new beginnings, this year we challenge you to bring out your inner diva even more so than normal! With a few easy steps you can see how simple it can be to start to infuse your life with vintage style and fashion, and of course have fun doing it.… Read more

Closing Out 2015 With Our Favorite Vintage Icon

We’re hoping all of our customers had a wonderful and enjoying holiday break, and are hopefully still being able to enjoy it throughout the rest of the year! We figured we’d treat you all to some of our favorite starlet, pin-up, and even our modern day vintage icons. Because the only thing that could make the holiday season even better is seeing our favorite ladies celebrating it in impeccable style.

Let’s jump into the modern day quickly, and show this beautiful color photograph of our favorite, Dita Von Teese. She’s been such an inspiration to women on how to keep that vintage style and nostalgia alive in the rapidly changing modern day world.… Read more

Happy Thanksgiving from Secrets in Lace!

First, we’d like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all of our wonderful customers! We are so lucky to be able to produce beautiful lingerie everyday and bring out the nostalgia and feel from the vintage era. We’ve been lucky to be surrounded by customers who share the love of vintage garments, and today we’re showing off some of our favorite reasons we’re grateful for vintage style. From playful pinups to glamorous gowns, there’s more than enough reasons to love these looks!

First up, we’re grateful for glamour lounging. This ideal was brought to life perfectly by Hollywood starlets like Jean Harlow.… 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

Your Favorite Starlets Behind The Scenes!

Posted on September 24th in boudoir, starlets, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

Profiling vintage starlets is something that we love to do for a multitude of reasons – they had killer style, interesting and engaging careers, and let’s be honest, they weren’t too hard on the eyes! But outside of their beauty and allure, all of these women were real people. Today we’re keeping it real by profiling some of our favorites by showing them during a candid moment, to remind us that even though they may have been the epitome of glitz and glamour they weren’t superheroes, and just like you and me, they put their stockings on one leg at a time.… Read more

Starlet, and Angel of the Week: Jaclyn Smith!

Posted on September 17th in Blogroll, starlets, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

=”text-align: left;”Can you really ever have too many starlets? We didn’t think so, that’s why we’ve got another great one to profile this week! We’re talking about Jaclyn Smith, the american born actress who you may know as one of your favorite Charlie’s Angels, but also proved to be a savvy business woman, and above all a beautiful and fashionable starlet! Keep reading to learn about her past, some interesting facts, and of course some wonderful pictures of her throughout the years as well.

Jaclyn was born to the name Jacquelyn Ellen Smith, but it was later shortened to make a bit easier to spell for castings.… Read more

Starlet of the Week: Eartha Kitt

Posted on September 10th in Blogroll, pinup, starlets, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

We’re back this week with another starlet who will have you pulling out your old records and envying her killer style. We’re talking about Eartha Kitt, born in 1927 in South Carolina, this lady proved to have multiple talents and remained active in the industry for decades. She was born into confusion – on a cotton plantation to the name Eatha Mae Keith. She was given away by her mother and never had any confirmation of who her father was. She was raised by a woman named Anna Riley until she died which is what brought Eartha to relocate to New York to be raised by another relative.… Read more

Bombshell “Bond Girl” Ursula Andress Still Has Our Hearts!

Our vintage style icons that we profile on our blog come from all different walks of life and all have different types of careers too. Some were TV actresses, movie actresses, or sometimes just Broadway. Whatever it is, they always provided us years of entertainment but regardless of where they came from or what they accomplished, their style and beauty was what caught our eye. And those two attributes could not be more telling than they were for the beautiful Ursula Andress. She’s this week’s Hollywood starlet, and as a Bond Girl, we’re excited to show off some of her best looks!… Read more

Starlet of the Week: Greta Garbo

There’s nothing better than relaxing with a classic movie, especially when it’s filled with your favorite actors and actresses. Today, we’re featuring one of those much loved actresses—Greta Garbo. She embodied the classic beauty that we all love, but was also one of the most talented actresses of her time. Her career boasts appearances in 28 movies along with 4 Academy Awards.  Keep reading to learn more about her upbringing, life in the spotlight, as well as some great pictures of her both on and off set.

Greta was born in Sweden in 1905. She was the youngest of three children and was described as shy and preferring to play alone than with other kids her age.… Read more