Category: vintage


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.… Read more


I’m Dreaming of White Lingerie!

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas,” so dream of snow white lingerie this Christmas! Because of all the layers you have to wear, winter is the perfect time of year to try out some white lingerie. If you don’t know what kind of lingerie to get, we’re here to help! Whether you are looking for a new bra or just looking for some holiday ready shapewear, why not try it in white?

This week we’re starting from the bottom up! Here is our Signature RHT! These beautiful stockings are made from 100% nylon. Each stocking is made with a thick welt that is a different color from the stocking, giving this piece even more depth and beauty.… 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


Try Pinup for Halloween!

Have you ever wanted to dress like a classic pinup? Halloween is the perfect time to experiment with new shapes and silhouettes, so why try a true classic? We can help you achieve a pinup figure from bra to stockings. If you have ever wanted to own some fun vintage inspired pieces we have those too. Try these pieces out for a fabulous Halloween costume: you might just love how you look and feel so much that you will wear them all the time.

Let’s start off with a classic bullet bra! Our Coquette Satin Bullet Bra is simply stunning.… Read more


Playboy Bunny: History and Costume

We are just days away from Halloween! So in the spirit of the season, we are going to give you a little back story to an iconic uniform. The Playboy Bunny Uniform.

 

Everyone over the age of 16 has probably heard of the Playboy Bunny. This company was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. The first issue of the magazine, sold for fifty cents a copy, was printed later that year and featured the very famous and beautiful Marilyn Monroe. There was over fifty thousand total copies sold! This gave the company the momentum it needed to create a unique brand and experience.… Read more


Farewell Summer From Secrets in Lace!

With September coming to end we decided to showcase some of our favorite summer lingerie. There are no rules to lingerie, but we like to save the brightly colored and super sheer piece for the summer. It kind of makes these pieces more exciting than they already are. We have really enjoyed our time in the sun this year, unfortunately we have to part with the hot sun shine and warm weather, for cool breezes beautiful fall colors. I know it’s sad to say goodbye, but here is some fun summer lingerie that you can wear year round or just for special occasions.… Read more


Fall Fashion Through the Decades!

As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, here at Secrets and Lace, we are so excited for cooler weather! The cooler weather means you can wear your vintage sweaters, boots, and of course more stockings and garter belts! But today, instead of showing you what we have in stock on the SIL website, how about we talk to you about the different outfits and eras you can wear. We are inspired by the retro and classic styles of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Be prepared to see classic high waisted skirts, plaid, and bell bottom pants. These are some of the most iconic clothing of those time periods.… Read more


Fall in Love with Fall Lingerie!

It’s already the middle of September, which means fall is just around the corner. This also mean you will probably be wearing more clothes. Feel free to shop around for new sweaters, coats, and lingerie!

Lingerie is one of those pieces of clothing that many forget about. Most people wear the same old basic sets that they’ve had for years, but here is where they stop. Whether you are shopping for yourself or that special someone, here are some of our favorite pieces that are perfect for the fall.

Just because you are wearing more clothes does not mean you are getting less sexy.… Read more


Labor Day Ideas: Picnic Treats!

Posted on September 1st in travel, vintage, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Hello, to the lovely long weekend, and welcome to the holiday that was made to show the appreciation of the social and economic achievements of hardworking folks around the world. The first Monday in September, Labor Day, is an annual tribute to the nation’s workers to show respect and value for what they are doing and what has been done in the past to better our country. The very first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City. When the Central Labor Union first proposed the holiday, it also outlined that celebrations would entail street parades to show the public “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations.”

More than a century later, Labor Day still celebrates the national spirit and patriotism of our great citizens.… Read more


Silk Lingerie From Secrets in Lace!

Posted on August 18th in pinup, satin, vintage. No Comments

The feeling of silk is incomparable. It’s the feeling and embodies the look of elegance, class, and indulgence. It’s luxurious and sexy and can make a woman feel unstoppable. This week, we are going to feature some of our favorite silk pieces that is going to make any woman look and feel gorgeous.

Our Dominique Camisole is elegant and reflects that of vintage style. This camisole is made of sensuous charmeuse satin and is trimmed with beautiful lace. This piece features working buttons, and is available in a variety of color combinations including champagne ivory with champagne lace, pink and black lace, and red with black lace.… Read more