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The Lingerie Addict Pre-Code Hollywood Lingerie

Wednesday Aug 31 2016

There's nothing quite so swoon-inducing as vintage lingerie - the delicate laces, the tiny stitching, the construction techniques and intricately beautiful designs that just would never be cost-effective nowadays. But how much do you know about the background behind those designs? The Lingerie Addict has written a great piece on pre-Hays Code Hollywood lingerie, which is not only a fascinating read, but also has film stills and imagery so beautiful we actually stopped breathing for a moment.

Our Eleanor collections are perfect for a vintage-inspired look, in an array of colours, updated for modern full bust sizes, complete with French knickers fastened with delicate button and loop fastenings. Though we have to admit, if these designs were around nowadays, the Eleanor range would have a lot of company in our lingerie wardrobes...

Read the full article here, and join us in dreamy admiration of that incredible lace-embellished outfit of Joan Crawford's...

 

The Lingerie Addict vintage Hollywood lingerie

 

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