Category: vintage


Celebrate Spring with SIL!

Spring has sprung! The days are getting longer, brighter, and sunnier. With spring come birds chirping, flowers blooming, and pastels emerging. From winter to summer, spring is the lovely middle where colors rise out of her storage closet and back into the wardrobe and where pastels come out to shine. Pastels are elegant, pristine, and classy, just like the graceful lady in your life.  Add a little texture with flirty ruffles and satin, and she’ll feel as delicate and beautiful as a flower.

 

Let us ease into the season with an accessory. The Ruffle Trim Garter Belt is a six-strap garter belt made for comfort and impeccable support.… Read more


The Golden Age of Pinups!

Posted on March 17th in pinup, vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

Pinups experienced their golden age during WWII. It was the first time the US military endorsed pictures of pinups in magazines, calendars, and solo shots. Decorating servicemen’s lockers, sides of planes, and barrack walls, these pictures were meant to raise morale and spirits of the young servicemen as a means to remind them of home and to motivate them. The pinup was most popular during WWII; however, pinups still inspire classic fashion, photography, and self-expression. This week, we are going to recognize some of the most iconic pinups – pinups that served a unique position and purpose for the brave servicemen of that time.… Read more


Vintage Romance: Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier

Wedding season is upon us, and how better to start it than to remember one of the most iconic dresses worn by one of the most iconic women of our time. Yes, we are talking about Grace Kelly, hollywood starlet and later Princess of Monaco.

Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia. She was the youngest of three children and came from a affluent family that was influential in both local politics and the art and drama community. Her graduation yearbook listed Ingrid Bergman as her favorite actress and her graduation “prophecy” was one of fame and fortune.… Read more


4 Classic Dates to Keep the Romance Alive!

Sometimes, there’s nothing better than a classic date. Enjoy a date that will always remind you why you have that special someone in your life; a date that screams class, romance, and simplicity. Let’s bring classic back and fall in love all over again.

Going to the Movies:

Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart enjoyed their private romance, but they would still frequent small movie theaters to enjoy a film together. It’s always exciting experiencing a new film with your leading lady, side-by-side, just waiting for your hands to brush together while reaching for the popcorn between you two.… Read more


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


Fool-Proof Valentine’s Day Gifts If You’re New To Buying Lingerie

Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of Valentine’s Day posts, sales, and commercials? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! If you’ve come to Secrets in Lace in search of the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, you’re already ahead of the game – but now you have to decide what to get. We’ve done previous posts giving ideas and inspiration for gift sets and lingerie items. But we know if you’re new to buying lingerie it can be a bit confusing. That’s why today we’re showing you great options that don’t require you to know her exact measurements or cup size – we’re keeping it simple this week so you can keep it sexy on Valentine’s Day!… Read more


The Perfect Sets For A Perfect Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, and we want to make sure you’re prepared with all of the best gifts to show that significant other just how much they mean to you. While making dinner reservations (or cooking it yourself!) go a long way, there’s nothing like speaking to her love of vintage fashion and the nostalgia you’ll feel with our garments. Today we’re featuring some great sets, so you can give her a full look with the confidence of knowing these garments were made to be worn together!

 If you’re shopping for a bra and panty set, keep in mind what kind of style she likes, or maybe one she’s been hinting that she wants.… Read more


Red and Ravishing Lingerie Gifts For Valentine’s Day

I know we just finished with the holidays, but Valentine’s Day is just over a month away, so there’s no time to waste! Over the next month we’ll be featuring different lingerie gift ideas to make sure that you have the best Valentine’s Day ever and are able to treat your special someone to something just as special! Today, we’re focusing on great red gift lingerie ideas. From loungewear to shapewear to stocking up on stockings, there’s no shortage of romantic and vintage inspired underpinnings, a gift you and your partner will both enjoy!

Our Dominique Collection is popular year round, but our Dominique Full Slip and the Camisole and Tap Pant combination in red are especially perfect for Valentine’s Day. … 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