Category: waist cincher
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
November is truly a magical month. The weather starts getting colder which means it is cold enough to wear our favorite foundation pieces! This week we are going to share with you shapewear that is perfect to combine with your existing collection and some of our favorite pieces that are just wonderful to have all year round.
Our Sophisticated Strapless Longline is the bra that can be paired with any number of garter belts, waist cinchers, corsets, and more! This piece is sexy and elegant all in one. The light boning will help you achieve a beautiful vintage silhouette and the smooth satin will feel amazing on your skin.… Read more
Last week, we started writing about the small differences that can separate different types of lingerie. Whether its between a Fully Fashioned French Heel, or a Fully Fashioned Euro Heel (see last week’s blog!), the definitive terms of lingerie can sometimes leave you feeling confused. This week, we’re focusing on the different types of shapewear that you can buy.
We’ll start with the Girdle, which can come in a panty style, or an open bottom style. This garment is a nice alternative to a garter belt because it still has the garter straps to hold up your stockings, but also provides shaping and tummy control. … Read more
Today on the blog we’re showing you some of our favorite items that you can wear under your outfits. If you’re a lover of lingerie and vintage fashions, then you’ll agree that what goes underneath your clothes can sometimes be just as important as the outfit you’re wearing! Whether you’re the only one to see these undergarments, or they serve as a sexy surprise for someone special, underwear and lingerie also serves a purpose of creating the perfect shape. Keep reading to see what items you can get for your desired look.
Getting the hourglass figure is undoubtedly one of the most sought out styles.… Read more
In honor of celebrating Cinco de Mayo this week, we decided to focus on the attention-grabbing style. Anything around this holiday focuses on vibrant and bright colors along with tons of frills and any over-the-top embellishments to keep everyone’s eyes on you. After reviewing many of these styles there were certainly some similarities to what you’ll find in the world of burlesque performances, so this week we decided to show you some of our favorite burlesque inspiration as well as how to achieve that look on your own. Who says it has to be a holiday to dress like the center of attention?… Read more
This week we’re profiling an amazing model, Jean Patchett. She reached the height of her fame during the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s, meaning that she left us with some truly amazing pictures in fabulous vintage fashion! She was born in 1926, and lived until 2002, in many of her career descriptions she was summarized as an iconic figure, after all she appeared on over 50 magazine covers! But her life did not become so glitzy right away, like many models she had to start out by taking a leap of faith and moving to a big city to try to get a foot in the door.… Read more
We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday, but they’re not over yet! Believe it or not, 2014 is right around the corner and we’re showing you how to ring in the new year in the greatest styles. Below are some of our favorite options to help you shine, whether that’s for a New Year’s party, or just for fulfilling any fashion related New Year’s Resolutions–vintage style is easy to incorporate.
First, we recommend working in the basics to your outfit. Stockings and a garter belt give you a foundation for a glamorous and classy outfit. If you’re going somewhere special you can choose from some of our more dressed up stockings like the Shiny Seamed Full Fashioned pair for some added glimmer.… Read more
If you’ve been on our site lately, hopefully you’ve seen our reminders of when to order by to ensure delivery by Christmas Eve. The thought that you’re putting into gift buying is certainly important, but if your special lady doesn’t have anything to open on Christmas morning…you could be in trouble! The dates are listed on the bottom of today’s blog as a reminder, but in the mean time we’ve created a gift guide to help those of you who are shopping for someone else. Whether you want to help her stock up on her favorite basics, or treat her to something extra special, Secrets in Lace is your go-to for all this vintage, classy, and fabulous.… Read more
Lately we’ve been crazy for polka dots! From some of our newest arrivals, to favorites we’ve stocked for a while, polka dots are a staple for any vintage wardrobe. Our inspiration started with a photo from one of our favorite gals, Marilyn Monroe. Here she’s wearing a vintage-cut polka dot dress–her low neckline and lifted bust make this completely sexy, but the polka dot print add the perfect amount of playfulness as well. Her combination of glamour and fun inspired us to show you how you can incorporate this loved and timeless print into your own wardrobe.
So what can you do with polka dots?… Read more
Today, we’re showing you some great products that are not only fashionable, but also functional. We all love a sexy outfit and the opportunity to show it off, but sometimes we’re going to an event and need our undergarments to serve more of a practical role. Since we focus on recreating the vintage look, it’s important to remember that in those times lingerie usually had a specific purpose, and the fashion element was an added bonus. From shaping to enhancing, to adding volume, keep reading to see how Secrets in Lace doesn’t just focus on how sexy our pieces are, but how they can help you out a little as well!… Read more