Category: vintage


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


Summertime Lingerie For Her From Secrets in Lace!

Summertime calls for floral dress, pastels skirts and sheer tops. These styles all require lingerie that are more on the neutral side. We’re talking the nudes, the creams, and whites to complement the lighter fabric she’ll be wearing in the daytime and evenings. Secrets in Lace has an amazing collection of classy and sophisticated lingerie that will meet the needs of your ever so stylish partner.

First, we have our Glimmer Sheer Pantyhose. Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean she needs to expose too much of her body with short dresses or skirts. With these pantyhose, she will be able to wear the pretty sundresses she wants while still covering up.… Read more


The Perfect Summer Accessory: Sunglasses!

There’s a lot of talk of how vintage fashion has transcended trends throughout time. What’s incredible interesting is the way accessories have changed through time, emulating social and cultural norms of the era. Nothing says this more than sunglasses. Sunglasses are the only accessories that have the ability to transform what someone looks like with the way it rests on the bridge of the nose and structures the face. Though vintage sunglasses usually represent styles that were popular in the past, so many of these styles have reemerged or have stayed popular through the years. Some of these trends include cat eye, wayfarers, and round glasses.… Read more


A Gentleman’s Luxury: Cigars.

Posted on June 16th in vintage, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Whether you are looking to celebrate or just looking for a gentlemen’s night, there’s nothing like sitting back and relaxing with a scotch and cigar. There are so many different types of cigars that it can sometimes be difficult to navigate which one is best let alone which one is best for you. Imagine a Mad Men scene with Don Draper, his freshly-pressed suit, and a cigar resting between his fingertips. That could be you. Here are some of the best selling cigars of all time, so that you feel confident buying the perfect cigar for you!

 

 

The best-selling brand in America, Macundo is the heavy weight champ of cigars.

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American Summers: Beach Wear!

Summer is here! Picnics in the park, bike rides around the neighborhood, and weekend trips to the beach await your presence with your gal by your side. This means a need for classic vintage swimwear that is flattering for every body type with their retro and vintage silhouettes, halter-tops, and ruched bottoms. Imagine yourself with your leading lady on Coney Island in the 1920s eating a classic Nathan’s Hot Dog. With these pieces, you’ll feel like you’ve brought your very own Marilyn to the beach with you.

The sweetheart cut accentuates her bust while also being a clean classic cut for many sundresses.… Read more


Blast From the Past: Soda Shops

Posted on May 19th in vintage, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Once upon a time, there was a soda shop in almost every city in the United States – it was a place where people stopped in for coffee, grabbed a bite to eat, and where teenagers socialized after school while drinking Coca-Cola and milkshakes. Soda shops became popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Soda fountains became the most popular place to socialize – they were actually considered the best place for a date and even competed with local bars in popularity. This was the first time non-alcoholic drink were equally as popular as alcoholic beverages.… Read more