Category: vintage lifestyle

Three Ideas for a Retro Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 11th in Babydoll, Valentine's Day, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

With Valentine’s Day just days away, how about we show you a few ways you can take your date out on a truly vintage date. This week we are happy to give you a few ideas to give your significant other a Valentine’s date to remember!

Valentine’s Day may be on a weekday, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut back on the fun. If the weather allows, why not plan a picnic at your favorite park. You can pick out that classic red and white-checkered blanket to sit on show that special person the foods you like and hopefully how wonderful you are in the kitchen.… Read more

Retro Fabulous Dresses by Secrets in Lace!

Posted on January 13th in retro dresses, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

We know you love our stockings and retro inspired underwear, but did you know that we make clothing as well? We’ve made skirts and blouses for years, but this year we’ve added a brand new set of styles to our fashion line: a group of gorgeous retro inspired dresses that will see you through any occasion! Each dress is based on the classic and feminine styles of the 1950’s, with full skirts and authentic vintage inspired details that you will love.

Anita Dress by Secrets in Lace

Valentine’s Day is approaching, so why not pick up the perfect retro red dress?… Read more

New Lingerie Hot Off the Presses!

With the year coming to a close we thought “what we could do to make the year’s end even sweeter?” The answer was the Speakeasy Lace Overlay Pushup Bra! This piece is the perfect way to start off a great lingerie collection or just the beginning of a new you. We will not only be highlighting this amazing bra today but also some of our favorite items that go with it.

Speakeasy Lace Overlay Push Up Bra

Speakeasy Lace Overlay Push Up Bra

First let’s go into detail about wonderful our new Speakeasy Lace Overlay Pushup Bra really is. This bra was inspired by our Lace Cabaret Lace Plunge Bra from 2009, but this bra has even more bells and whistles.… Read more

New Year’s Lingerie!

We wish you have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! As December comes to an end, here’s to another year of lovely vintage inspired lingerie! To welcome 2017, we would like to introduce the newest addition to the Secrets in Lace website, the Cafe au Lait collection. These stunning pieces of lingerie will look amazing under your New Year’s Eve outfit and throughout the entire year!

Cafe au Lait Plunge Bra

Cafe au Lait Plunge Bra

Let’s start with the bra. The Cafe au Lait Plunge Bra is incredibly sexy. The color and the mix of textures make this a wonderfully unique piece to add to your closet.… Read more

Shape Up This Holiday Season!

Shape up your holiday with some sexy and reliable shapewear! At Secrets in Lace we have a wonderful array of shaping lingerie from garter belts to corsets that take inches off your waist! We understand how hectic the holiday season can get, so why not get yourself the gift of stability- even if it is just in your lingerie? These beauties will keep up with you even against your busiest schedule. Here are just some of our favorite pieces we have on our site. Sit back, browse, and if you see anything you just can’t believe you lived without then go ahead and click the images and shop around!… Read more

The Hostess With a Vintage Flare!

Are you planning on hosting your own holiday party? We all love the classic image of a hostess dressed in her holiday dress decorating the table and the Christmas tree to the sound of a Bing Crosby record. This week we’re going to bask in a little holiday nostalgia and show you how to get that classic holiday party look and feel.

Let’s start off with how you can set the mood for your party. The easiest ways to give your home and party a boost of Christmas spirit is play some classic Christmas music and light a holiday candle. One of greatest Christmas album created was by Bing Crosby in 1945.… Read more

1950’s Thanksgiving Day

Posted on November 19th in vintage lifestyle. No Comments

This Thanksgiving, let’s go back to 1950’s! Think of the vintage oranges and yellows that your mother used to decorate the house with, or the nice tablecloth that you only used for special occasions. The smell of the turkey roasting in the oven and all the pies your mother had made throughout the day. This week we are taking a moment to bring back all those memories as well as the traditions of a classic Thanksgiving Day.

Before we talk about the cooking, let’s set the mood with a classically laid table. For the holidays, we love vintage china featuring chartreuse, orange and green colors.… Read more

Vintage Winter Fashion

Posted on November 14th in vintage, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

With winter fast approaching, we really are excited to see you all in some vintage winter wear. This week we decided to give you a boost of inspiration from the always stylish 1950’s! We are talking about long wool coats, adorable princess coats, cute hats, and gorgeous long gloves.

Let’s talk about one of the most iconic piece of winter fashion: the full coat. These pieces of fashion history are still popular today. These coats were called multiple names and came in a wide array of shapes. We are going to talk about the long swing coat, the princess coat, the box coat, and the variety in between.… Read more

Classic Halloween Treats!

Posted on October 30th in vintage lifestyle. No Comments

We hope you have enjoyed planning for your spooky Halloween night with us as much as we have. We have given you activities to do with your friends and family using as little technology as possible! To keep with this theme we are going to give you a couple fun recipe to create the perfect Halloween. Today we’re teaching you how to make the classics like pumpkin pie, caramel apples, and popcorn balls!

This week we thought we would change up our blogs by adding fun videos to show you how to make some of your favorite childhood treats! We understand the issues that we all face when trying to follow a few words on a screen, so we though these videos would be better.… Read more

Retro Halloween Treats and Deeds

Posted on October 21st in halloween, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Halloween is just over a week away! Last week we had fun picking out our pumpkins, this week we are letting you have some fun with some old fashioned Halloween themed snacks and games.


Once you have gutted and carved your beautiful pumpkins, you’ll be left with all these pumpkin seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a great way to make sure you got your money’s worth out of a single vegetable. These treats can be made sweet or savory, like flavored popcorn or Chex Mix. Here are some recipes that are simple and fun to make with your family.


Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds:


  1. Separate the seeds from the stringy pulp

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F

  3. Wash seeds under cold water in colander

  4. Do not blot seeds with towel or paper towel

  5. Place seeds on a oiled pan

  6. Place pan in oven for 30 minutes to dry out

  7. Season seeds by tossing the seeds in olive oil and your choice in flavor


Sweet:  Mix cinnamon and sugar, then sprinkle mixture on top of oiled seeds

Simple Savory: Sprinkle seeds with salt or other seasoning such as italian or taco.… Read more