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Burlesque Lingerie

Kiss Me Deadly

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Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly is an elegant, limited-edition pin up, burlesque and vintage-inspired retro lingerie brand based in Sheffield, London.

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Burlesque bombshells and pin up kittens, be warned! This brand is the real deal. Seamed two-toned and Cuban heel stockings in red, black, blue, yellow, white, and nude, retro thongs, long line knickers and briefs, long line, strapless and sheer bras and bralets plus corselets and shape wear, suspender belts and garters; all Kiss Me Deadly lingerie is distinctly original, elaborately detailed and simply gorgeous.

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Several miles away from Spanx, their retro-styled Vargas long line girdle shapes exquisitely, does double duty as a garter with six metal straps and is deliciously decorated with large black satin bows. At £50.00, their Cherie Teddy in Peach is high-quality; all satin and lace, in no way innocent yet many leagues distant from trashy. All of their items and collections exude a gritty authenticity with a hint of danger while remaining sensuous, glamorous and slightly intellectual, like a combination of Mata Hari, Grace Kelly and Bettie Page plus a little something extra to make them completely unique.

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Kiss Me Deadly lingerie is available for sale on their website as well as in brick-and-mortar shops in the UK, Europe, and the U.S. and Australia such as Lulu and Lush in London, the Pom Pom Parlour in Stockholm, Taboo Tabou in the Chicago and Circa Vintage in Australia, plus, many Internet stockists including FairyGothMother, Gothesque.de, Girdlebound and Panty Salad.

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When shopping on their website keep in mind that all of their prices are in British pounds sterling and will include applicable sales taxes. Kiss Me Deadly accepts Visa, MasterCard and Solo cards and PayPal in some cases. Always available by phone for questions or orders on the phone, they ship internationally at £2.00 within the UK and £7.00 everywhere else. They accept returns with certain limitations and with individual permission via e-mail within two weeks of product receipt.

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For Kiss Me Deadly and news and updates, follow their Twitter feed, join their Facebook page or check out the “Our Diary” section of their eponymous website. If you happen to be in Sheffield, visit their local cultural beneficiary, The Kitten Club, specializing in Cabaret and authentic British Burlesque performances.

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Revival Lingerie: Burlesque to Retro-Inspired Undergarments

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Revival Lingerie: Burlesque to Retro-Inspired Undergarments

Revival Lingerie is UK retro lingerie brand label that understands and celebrates the advantages of being a sexy and confident woman.

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If you’re a sensual pinup, fiery vixen or stylish rockabella, you know one of the essentials to chic retro style is wearing the right undergarments that emphasize your curves in all the right places. Revival provides their voluptuous consumers the ability to generate the look and silhouette synonymous with the decades known for nostalgic style.

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Designed and constructed by David Silkstone in Nottingham from beginning to end, Revival Lingerie is lead by one of the most reputable intimate clothing manufacturers in the British undergarment and corsetry market. The label has a broad range of high quality undergarments that accommodates a woman’s body regardless of shape or size, and they really are necessary additions to any retro wardrobe.

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The pieces within this gorgeous brand give you the foundation to accentuate your body and to ensure everything stays upright and firm in their line of bras, girdles, shapewear, suspender belts, briefs or corselettes. You want your 50s inspired wiggle dresses and pencil skirts to fit your body well, and Revival Lingerie provides the perfect support system. Don’t settle for traditional undergarments, which are often bland and don’t contribute any stylish elements to an outfit. This brand has taken ordinary intimate clothing to another level.

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 Unlike plain and sensible undergarments, Revival Lingerie completes the pinup or burlesque look. Their pieces are designed in a high quality, retro-inspired aesthetic, and if you have the moxie in warmer weather, you might even wear these lovely pieces without hiding them.

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There’s a number of Revival garments in classic, retro print and colors, like polka dots, blush pink, black and red, that would be easy to pair with high-waisted skirts or shorts and peep toe pinup heels.

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Women from the 50s had it right, since they purposefully chose their undergarments in correlation with their outfits. Revival Lingerie has done just that — revived the idea of lingerie, and they’ve reminded us intimate pieces are useful outside the bedroom, too. The brand is continuously adding to their collection, so visit their website often for their latest designs!

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Lucitebox

Lucitebox

Lucitebox is a one-woman operated vintage and vintage-inspired clothing store offering styles for women who love the style of the 1940s and beyond. The main focus of the owner Holly is on items from the 1940s to the 1980s, so whether you’re into soft floral pin up looks or colorful rockabilly and glamour girl style, there’s something available at Lucitebox to suit your needs.

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The goal of Lucitebox is to offer items that can be mixed with modern style to create a truly one-of-a-kind look. Mix your modern basics with one of their many unique items such as a curve-hugging dress from the 1940s, 1950s platform shoes, classic espadrille sandals paired with a vintage Hawaiian sarong, and even classic twists on standard business casual looks if you still need to maintain a look of professionalism.

Perhaps one of the greatest aspects of Lucitebox is that Holly truly understands the importance of maintaining your own style while incorporating vintage into it. Many vintage lovers find it difficult to incorporate unique vintage pieces into everyday outfits whether it’s for work, school or play, so Holly carefully selects items that are fresh, fashion forward, and trend-worthy, finding items that can be worn with plenty of ease and flair. Holly is even a “style consultant,” so if you’re going to purchase a piece and you want to know a few different ways to style it, give her a ring!

The dress selection in Lucitebox is widely popular for women who are looking for a straightforward 1940s dress or women who want a more fierce rockabilly style. In the dress and women’s wear section you’ll find all sorts of polka dots, fabrics, bright contrasting colors, plunging halter necklines, button-down tops and knee-length skirts, unique patterns, and plenty of separates such as suit jackets, sweaters, skirts, button-down blouses, shoes, scarves, purses, clutches, and even seasonal coats and sexy lingerie. Holly even has a small selection of housewares for your retro home.

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With Lucitebox, you’ll find perfectly picked vintage goods that are authentic and in excellent condition, lasting through many decades. Holly’s years of collecting and eye for style make Lucitebox a great choice for pin up, retro, rockabilly, and vintage lovers all around the world.

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Made By Niki

Made By Niki

Made By Niki is a British lingerie label created by Niki McMorrough, a marketing diva who has handled clients such as the music label Ministry of Sound, written for the Sunday Telegraph, and even managed the marketing department of Cartoon Network.

While she is undoubtedly a woman who goes after what she wants and works hard to get it, there was one thing she really wanted: elegant undergarments. Niki then gave up her job, headed to school, and established the label Made By Niki.

Made By Niki offers fine luxury lingerie and underwear pieces, sported by celebrities such as Victoria Bekham, KT Tunstall, and Naomi Campbell. With such prominent customers, it’s no surprise whether or not the pieces are truly luxurious.

Each piece is fashionable and sexy, yet practical enough for everyday life. Bras, panties, garter belts, and shaping pieces are created with a no-frills approach, often resembling styles worn by women in the pin up, retro, and vintage eras of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Lycra pieces provide a shapely fit, sexy silk provides a sleek silhouette, and muted or bright colors create bold contrasts, ideal for virtually any style. Unique embellishments such as chains also accompany some pieces for a show-stopping appearance that looks and feels comfortably chic.

Each piece is available in sizes designed to fit virtually any woman, ranging from XS to XL, with bras in sizes from A to F. The prices are equally broad, starting as little as $30 and going as high as $300. If you’re not willing to splurge, check out the sale section where pieces are marked down significantly.

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Made By Niki also creates a variety of limited edition pieces, such as “The Pheasants Waspie,” a corset made of silk and wool with only 30 available for purchase. If you feel sexy knowing you’re wearing a piece of luxury lingerie that only 29 other women have the ability to own, this is definitely something you’ll want to get your hands on.

It’s no secret why so many women love shopping the luxury boutique at Made By Niki. Next time you’re on the hunt for some sexy pin up or retro-inspired lingerie with a luxurious vintage feel, browse through and find an extravagant piece to call your own.

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