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Starlet of the Week: Yvonne De Carlo

Posted on May 7th in Uncategorized. No Comments

This week on the blog, we’re shifting back to profiling starlets of past decades. This week, its Yvonne De Carlo. She was a Canadian born actress, singer, and dancer who had a career that was as lengthy as her list of talents. Like many famous ladies, she started out young and with the support of her mother who had also always aspired to be an actress. While she started out as a dancer, and later getting into singing, Canada was proving to have less opportunity for stardom at the time. So Yvonne and her mother made various trips to California where she started gaining a little recognition in pageants and competitions such as Miss Venice Beach, and Miss California.… Read more

Brand New Arrivals in Vintage Loungewear and Lingerie!

Posted on May 1st in Uncategorized. No Comments

We’ve been so excited to show off some of our new arrivals, and if you’ve been following and liking our posts on Facebook, you’ve probably gotten glimpse of them already.  This week, we’re showing you all the beautiful details and some fun styling ideas for our new Patrice Collection, as well as the additions to the Dominique Collection.

The Dominique Collection is a tried and true favorite of our customers, the beautiful loungewear has a mixture of elegance, sophistication, and comfort. Our Fill Slip is new and improved with silky soft lace around the hem and a front slit. Take note of the added lace insets through the bust and midsection too.… Read more

This Week’s Starlet has Style as Smooth and Beautiful as Her Voice: Billie Holiday!

Posted on April 25th in Uncategorized. No Comments

Often times on our blog, the vintage starlets we highlight were models, actors, and dancers. This week, however, we’re putting the spotlight on a woman who’s as beautiful as her voice. Billie Holliday was an American born jazz singer who rose to fame after a tumultuous childhood and upbringing, and she certainly made a name for herself and will forever be remembered as one of the greats in jazz music.
Born in Philadelphia to the name Eleanora Fagan, her father, a jazz musician was not involved in her life but she certainly got a lot of her talent from him. Her mother was also noted as being absent from her life while she tried to work to earn more money for the family.… Read more

Mother’s Day Is Around The Corner, Do You Have A Gift?

Posted on April 17th in Uncategorized. No Comments

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th this year, and like every holiday it will sneak up on us! If there’s a woman in your life who has been a great mother to your kids, then you know just how important this day is. Show her how much you appreciate all of her help by spoiling her like she deserves on Mother’s Day. Secrets in Lace has tons of amazing gift options that you’ll want to share with her. Be sure you order soon so you can ensure an on-time delivery for the holiday!

“Glamour Lounging” is a term we love using, after all, what’s better than finally getting some quality time to relax than by doing it in luxurious and elegant loungewear?… Read more

Take A Look Back At Our Brief History Of Corsetry!

Posted on April 9th in Uncategorized. No Comments

One of the most notable pieces of vintage fashion, and vintage lingerie is the corset. Historically speaking, this style goes way back, but it’s shaping power and feminine appeal is alive and well today. On the blog today, we’re going back and taking a look at the history of corsets to see all of the different ways they were used for fashion and function, and how their various shaping mechanisms went beyond the traditional hourglass shape.

While the corset shape has been traced back for hundreds of years, the 16th century is where we will pick up today, as styles previous to this were not associated with fashion.… Read more

Pink Pastels Make For Gorgeous Spring And Summer Lingerie

Posted on April 2nd in Uncategorized. No Comments

One of the biggest parts of transitioning to a new season can be determined by the colors of your clothes. While the fall and winter generally feature richer and darker tones, spring and summer are full of light, breezy, and pastel tones. One of our favorite colors for lingerie is pink, and we thought that we’d do a round-up of all our favorite pink garments that are beautiful all year round, but especially perfect for this time of year!

Our Satin Bullet Bra and coordinating Retro Garter Belt are feminine with their light pink color, but totally sexy with black lace detailing and made from luxurious satin-like fabric.… Read more

Your Favorite Starlets Are Ready For Spring!

Posted on March 26th in Uncategorized. No Comments

In honor of the first day of Spring which occurred last week, this week we’re getting in the mood for spring fashion by taking a look back at some of our favorite vintage starlets in adorable looks.  We looked to these women and this time period for inspiration in our lingerie garments, so why not do the same with their streetwear? Keep reading and check out the gorgeous pictures to get some inspiration for what to wear as the temperatures slowly but surely climb to a higher level.

We’ll start out with a fan favorite, Marilyn Monroe. While she sure knew how to wear a white dress or the iconic bathing suit, here she shows that she could wear a classic daytime outfit just as well.… Read more

Vintage Starlet Profile: Juliet Prowse (and those long legs!)

We just keep ‘em coming with our vintage starlet profiles! Just when we think we’ve profiled all of our favorites, we remember one more! This week, we’re focusing on Juliet Prowse. A woman who was born in Bombay, India found herself dancing and performing at an early age it didn’t take long before she was spotted and offered more professional roles.

Juliet captured the attention of many as a dancer, and her signature long legs. She had been under a signed contract in Spain which had held her back from going to the United States earlier. But when she was spotted dancing in Paris during her early twenties she was recruited by a talent agency who offered her a role in the film, Can-Can (1960).… Read more

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Can Save The Day!

Posted on February 13th in gifts, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day, vintage. No Comments

As always there’s a ton of hype surrounding Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s pretty hard to avoid. Not only does that mean being bombarded by candy hearts and chocolates at every check-out line, but also you have no excuse to forget the holiday! That’s right fellas, we’re looking at you! We’ve done a post earlier on some great ideas to give to your lady this Valentine’s Day, and we’re following up with a second post for more inspiration before time runs out!

Two things that every woman who loves vintage fashion needs are a pair of fully fashioned vintage stockings, and a garter belt to hold them up!… Read more

The Best of 2012 by Secrets In Lace!

Posted on January 2nd in Uncategorized. No Comments

We’re still sort of in shock that it’s 2013, so we decided to pay one last tribute to 2012 and do a highlight of some of our favorite posts from the year. From starlets to stockings, Secrets In Lace loves bringing you the latest and greatest from the vintage fashion world. Just click on the photo be taken to the spotlighted blog entry!


Vintage icon Doris Day graced our blog back in September. She was an entertainer, a fashionista, and an all around leading lady. Doris wowed us with hats, gloves, perfectly pinned hair, and an exceptional model of the bullet bra.… Read more