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Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Christmas giveaway: Win £100 to spend on luxury lingerie with Honeys Lingerie Boutique!


   When it comes to luxury and extravagance, designer lingerie is a hard gift to beat! There is something simply exhilarating about unwrapping a present to meet with opulent silk folds, a trail of delicate eye-lash lace, the sheen of satin as it glints in the light or a flash of exquisite hand-embroidered detailing that invites its recipient to try the garment on and feel like they can conquer the world!

   Designer lingerie can be a very personal and special gift; the buyer may well have invested significant time and money in finding a quality piece that the wearer may not otherwise have bought for themselves. Even if you are gifting luxury lingerie to yourself, it can transform the way you feel about yourself and empower you..even if you're just popping to the supermarket or taking the dog for a walk!

   If you read my last blog post and are hoping that Santa will bring you some luxury lingerie this Christmas, never fear because one lucky Undercover Lingerista reader will win £100 worth of luxury lingerie, thanks to the lovely people at Honeys Lingerie Boutique!


   Honeys Lingerie Boutique are dedicated to sourcing quality designer lingerie, swimwear and nightwear, cherry-picking their collections to offer styles to suit a variety of tastes and budgets. Honeys Lingerie Boutique are based in Warwickshire and they are also online, selling ranges from popular luxury brands such as La PerlaFleur of EnglandKiss Me DeadlyPleasure StateMarlies DekkersTatu CoutureSonata Lingerie, Velda Lauder, Lise Charmel, Beaujais (and many more). 


 

   If you love designer lingerie and would love to treat someone special (or yourself) to a £100 voucher to spend at Honeys Lingerie, then this is the competition for you!

To enter, nothing could be simpler! 

Just fill out the Rafflecopter below - the more social media channels you enter with, the more entries you will have! There are lots of chances to win this amazing prize, so get entering! 

This competition is open to entrants worldwide. 

Competition ends January 1st 2014.

Don't forget to leave me a comment below - I would love to hear what you have your eye on from Honeys!



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Discover more of Honeys Lingerie collections online or visit their boutique at: 
129 High Street, Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, B95 5BY 

GOOD LUCK! 

Love,
Kitty xo

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Twelve days of Bra-mas: A Lingerie gift guide for A to J cups!

 
(Credit: Victoria's Secret, lastangryfan.com)

   Dear readers, it has been a while since I have last posted but never fear, I am back at the most festive time of the year and have some surprises in store for you (stay tuned)!

   With the Christmas lights going up, thoughts of roast turkey, mince pies and mulled wine all a tantalising 11 days away, it is time to turn our attention to the excitement of wishlist creating and gift buying! Whether it's a gift for someone else or a treat for yours truly, lingerie always makes for a very special and luxurious gift to unwrap at Christmas time. Whatever your bust size and taste, Christmas time yields a most spectacular array of new lingerie collections to tickle your fancy.. and this year is no exception!

   Demonstrating exactly why lingerie is the present to give this Christmas, I bring you my 'Twelve days of Bra-mas' lingerie picks! Delve into these festive delights... 


On the 1st day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 30-40, C-G

Sexy, strappy, directional! Classic black lace gets a saucy update with cut-outs and on-trend strap detailing - ideal for lingeristas with a penchant for bondage-inspired lingerie. It's not often that you find edgy, boudoir lingerie that starts at a 30 back, goes up to a G cup and comes in at under £30, so this Pour Moi? bra hits the nail on the head!


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On the 2nd day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 30-38, B-G cup

What could be more festive than the colour red and sequins? This exclusive colourway features moulded cups with graduated push-up padding for an enviable cleavage! Thanks to its adjustable and removable straps, this versatile bra will be an underwear staple for any outfit and ensure that you sparkle your way through the season!


Also comes in black sequin.

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On the 3rd day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 28-38, D-J

Nothing oozes luxury like a jewel coloured bra and this rich cobalt blue set by Curvy Kate is guaranteed to seduce. For fans of the Curvy Kate 'Wild' bra, 'Flaunt' delivers the exact same knockout cleavage, all the way up to a J cup! Who can resist the beautiful peacock feather inspired embroidery either? You'll be sure to ruffle some feathers in this!


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On the 4th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 28-38, D-J

Fuller busts, rejoice! After much anticipation, the 'Marcie' babydoll (based on the hugely popular 'Marcie' bra) has arrived! The semi-sheer, polka dotted mesh skims and flatters curves, whilst the underwired bra section ensures that you feel supported and comfortable! Going up to a J cup, this babydoll delivers both style and substance to make any fuller busted lady look and feel a million bucks! 


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On the 5th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 30-36, B-G

This emerald green silk and delicate eyelash lace bra epitomises sophistication and grown-up glamour. The emerald and black make a particularly striking combination and this set would be sure to suit a variety of complexions. The attention to detail and use of quality fabrics add to its boudoir opulence!

Complete the look with the matching brief (£32), thong (£30) or suspender belt (£34).

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On the 6th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 30-36, B-F

Stand out this Christmas in this seductive and striking red number from Boux Avenue. The satin is beautifully complemented by black retro piping and feminine guipure embroidery. Guaranteed to set hearts racing, you will feel like a true glamour puss in this! 

(P.S. Please extend your sizing range, Boux, so that I can own it too!)

Matching thong (£12) and shorts (£16) available. (Suspender sold out online)

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On the 7th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...

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Available in sizes 28-38, D-J

Who says that seam-free has to be boring? If you're looking for a smooth finish and an uplifted cleavage to boot, the Curvy Kate 'Starlet' will be ideal for under your Christmas party frocks! With its chic petrol blue shade, subtle diamond pattern, purple accents and little star charm, this bra delivers both support and style in abundance. You will certainly feel like starlet!

Team with the matching Starlet thong (£14) or high brief (£14.50)

Also available in festive scarlet red.

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On the 8th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...


http://www.largecuplingerie.com/tutti-rouge-sophia-uw-half-padded-balcony-bra-b0741-mint.html

Available in sizes 28-36, E-HH

Flirt your way through Winter with the elegant 'Sophia' balconette bra by Tutti Rouge! Minty green satin iced with cream lace and topped with mesh and a pink accented bow, this bra will be hard for lingeristas to resist! 

Finish the look with the matching thong (reduced from £11.50 to £6.90) or mini brief (reduced from £12.50 to £7.50

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On the 9th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 32-36, A-DD

Channel the 'Winter Florals' trend in this stunning and vibrant floral longline bra by Playful promises. The 'Anastasia' is the longline to be reckoned with - the unique marriage of dramatic black mesh, satin and 'cage' bra straps with vivid vintage rose print on satin is guaranteed to 'wow' anyone lucky enough to catch a glimpse! 
(If only this came in my size!)


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On the 10th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 28-34, DD-GG

If you're looking for exquisite luxury this Christmas and have a fuller bust, new brand on the block, 'All Undone Lingerie', will impress you with their show-stopping 'Lola' bra! Underwired, lightly padded and panelled in sumptuous coral silk with Chantilly leaver's lace and gold detailing, 'Lola' is a gift that any lingerie lover would be delighted to receive!

Complete the set with the Lola brief (£42), thong (£38) and suspender (£46).

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On the 11th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 32-36, B-D

Playful, feminine, sexy, directional; this ivory Lascivious bra is the ultimate in racy, boudoir glamour! With sheer tulle frills subtly positioned over open cups and finished with a decorative champagne-coloured central bow, 'Kitty' is a bra that 'wows'. This is certainly a bra that I am happy to share my name with!

Coordinate with the 'Kitty' ouvert brief (£59) and suspender belt £69 

For something more mysterious, check out the 'Kitty' cupless bra in black.

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 On the 12th day of Bra-mas my true love gave to me...



Available in sizes 30-36, D-G

No, your eyes do not deceive you - this is indeed a fuller bust friendly bodysuit! This sleek, mesh panelled body features sexy sheer cups, glitter accents and ribbon motifs for added glamour. The 'Ooh la la' body mixes the great support of Freya's unpadded plunge bras with a new design that boasts a seamless finish - perfect for a smoothing look under clothes or worn as a 'boudoir piece' in its own right!

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(Credit: debretts.com)

I hope you enjoyed my 12 lingerie gift picks for this season - will you be putting any of them on your Christmas list?

HAPPY BRA-MAS, LINGERISTAS!

May Santa bring you lots of festive frillies!

Love,
Kitty xo

Monday, 12 August 2013

Bling for your bra - Esty Lingerie choker strap review


   An accessory can be the perfect finishing touch to any outfit, so where does the lingerie market stand when it comes to underwear accessories? 

   You may be aware of the existence of functional bra-cessories such as your commonplace bra-extenders, comfort strap pads and chicken fillets but what about accessories that take your bra to the next level of aesthetic impact? 

   With the widespread furor caused by 'Fifty Shades of Grey', bondage accessories have taken to the stage in a big way and it seems that now, the sky is the limit when it comes to sprucing up your underwear with edgy (and sometimes risqué) accessories...  


   Although the 'Fifty Shades' book has bypassed me somewhat, bondage-inspired lingerie certainly hasn't! Anything strappy/cut-out/mesh/harness-like gets me weak at the knees, so I was delighted to stumble across Esty Lingerie's new and improved Accessories section

   I have been a fan of Esty Lingerie for a while; the company boasts an extensive range of amazing independent designer names on its website that I regularly lust after. Even more exciting, however, is the fact that company director, Estelle Puleston, is also a lingerie designer and her new range of lingerie accessories is certainly something to get dreamy-eyed over!


   Esty Lingerie's Accessories range is an ideal way to personalise and rejuvenate the lingerie that you already own and the collection includes everything from customised bra straps, suspender straps and garters to cuffs, harnesses and handcuffs! The accessories that really caught my eye were the gorgeous, bondage-inspired choker straps, which come in a variety of styles and colours..



   What particularly excites me about the choker strap accessory is that it fuses the idea of a necklace, harness and bra strap to create something that bridges the gap between under and outer-wear. Bondage-inspired bras also do not tend to be readily available to small-backed and fuller busted girls such as myself, so a choker strap seemed to be an ideal way of customising the lingerie that I already owned! 

   I was over the moon when Esty Lingerie offered me the chance to channel the trend with an Esty choker strap of my choice! As a fan of Alexander McQueen and his trademark skull motifs, the black satin elastic choker bra strap with crystal skull seemed to be a great nod to the late designer!


   The Esty Lingerie black satin choker strap is one size and is incredibly adaptable thanks to its stretch elastic and metal adjusters, which can be modified to fit the individual. To attach the choker strap, the bottom slider can be adjusted to form a loop and then all you have to do is slip it over the bra wing and slide it to the centre. Put on your bra as normal and then use the clip at the top to fasten the choker at the neck. Tighten or loosen the top and bottom sliders as necessary and voilà! Your very own custom bra harness!


   Whilst I have tried my choker strap with plunge and balcony bras, I really love wearing my skull choker strap with a plain strapless bra like the black Freya Deco. The choker strap works so well with a strapless as the choker almost becomes part of the bra, creating a new bra design in itself. The eye is also drawn upwards to the neck, honing in on the glint of the diamanté skull charm and cute satin ribbon bow detail.


   The Esty choker strap is well made and comfortable to wear, meaning that it is not limited to the boudoir; it can be incorporated into day and evening outfits alike. As the Esty skull choker is such a 'wow' piece and I am such a big fan of the lingerie as outerwear trend, I have enjoyed wearing my choker strap with slinky evening dresses, under blouses and even peeking out of casual vest tops. 

   I have put a few outfits together so that you can get a feel for some of the ways that the choker strap can be worn in harmony with clothing without looking OTT...

Day: Casual vests and acid wash jeans


Neon vest top: Undiz (France) 
Acid wash jeggings: Topshop
Stud boots: Primark

Neon is a huge trend at the moment and yellow/lime is one of this season's hottest shades - it looks great against a tan and it even works with my 'moon tan'! I love the contrast of the neon with my Topshop acid wash jeggings and my Primark studded boots tie in well with the skull choker strap - ideal for adding a rock-chic edge!


Burgundy vest: New Look
Acid wash jeggings: Topshop
Stud boots: Primark

If you're not feeling daring enough to wear out-there neons this Summer, burgundy/rust is a great transitional shade that will take you into Autumn. Burgundy feels a little more sophisticated and understated and I love the relaxed simplicity of this outfit, whilst the choker strap turns up the heat.

Evening: Mesh and velvet bodycon



Dress: H&M Conscious collection

     Let's just say that I was feeling unusually Gothic when I put this outfit together! I really like the textural contrast of the velvet with the mesh of this bodycon dress and the waterfall/batwing sleeves give this outfit plenty of dramatic impact. My Deco strapless works brilliantly under this dress, meaning that the only strap on show is my fabulous Esty skull choker strap!


   As you can see, the Esty skull choker strap is a perfect way to spice up any outfit and it really gives the 'wow factor' to a variety of bra stylesIt is quite brilliant to me that you can totally transform your under and outerwear simply by slipping on choker strap! Aside from being easy to wear, the Esty choker is great quality, comfortable and the pièce de résistance? It only costs £10.99! An absolute steal considering its versatility, luxury appeal and suitability for ALL cup sizes!

   I am such a fan of this skull choker strap, that I can't wait to add more Esty accessories to my collection. I might buy the matching skull bra straps or skull suspenders, but more likely I will get one of these beauties:





   What do you think of Esty Lingerie's choker straps? Is bondage-inspired lingerie a trend that you would rock and how do you feel about lingerie accessories?


Love,
Kitty x

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Basking in beauty: Tutti Rouge 'Betty' bra and knicker review



   Over the last few months, waves of excitement have coursed through the Lingerie blogging community, heralding the arrival of a new fuller bust lingerie brand! Think cup cakes and pillow fights, add a dash of eye-catching colour and adorable prints, then top it off with a sprinkling of flirty satin and lace.. and voila! Say hello to the new brand on the block that is creating a buzz...Tutti Rouge!

Baking cakes, pillow fights.. and that's just the advert! 

   Tutti Rouge is the brain child of Jessica Prebble, a lady who is certainly no stranger to the Lingerie scene! With 17 years of experience in the Intimates sector (including a degree in Contour Fashion from De Montfort University, a Masters in Textiles from Birmingham UCE and work with lingerie giants such as Bravissimo and Debenhams), it seemed apt that Jessica began her own label. Her wealth of knowledge has led her to develop a brand that answers the prayers of many younger, larger busted girls who struggle to find fashion-conscious (and affordable!) lingerie in both padded and unpadded bra styles. 

   Jessica understands that design, fit, quality and affordability go hand in hand: "Tutti rouge will break a few hearts but she won't break the bank" and it is precisely this philosophy that Tutti Rouge delivers. Tutti Rouge injects a new lease of life into the lingerie market with fashionable designs that are guaranteed to turn heads. Tutti Rouge offers fresh, fun and flirty underwear styles in back sizes 28-38 and cup sizes DD-HH/J, meaning that a large range of fuller busted women can enjoy the Tutti effect! 



   If you have been keeping a-breast (see what I did there!?) of the Tutti updates via Facebook, you will have noticed that Tutti Rouge have staggered the release of their debut collection. The fuchsia pink unpadded 'Liliana' set was first to launch, followed by the most recent: 'Betty'. As Undercover Lingerista readers may know, I tend to favour moulded bra styles, so 'Betty' really caught my eye with her scrumptious icing-coloured satin, her feminine poppy print and her flirty ruffle trim.. and who can resist those adorable matching shorties? 



   Thanks to the Tutti Team, I was lucky enough to be able to try this set out for myself. The 'Betty' set arrived in a chic black box with the pink 'Tutti Rouge' logo emblazoned on the front. Inside the box, wrapped in light pink tissue paper (along with a yummy stick of rock!), was my beautiful new set of lingerie...


   As you can see, the 'Betty' set really is a sight to behold and the colour palette is ideal for Spring/Summer! The 'Betty' bra and shortie knickers feature an unusual floral/ poppy print design in pink and mint tones, which sits atop a yellowy-cream base of satin. The poppy print has an almost oriental feel to it - something that makes it stand apart from the plethora of 'traditional' floral patterns that dominate the current lingerie market. The warm yellow/gold undertone of the satin also compliments my pale skin perfectly and its luxurious sheen makes this set look more expensive than it actually is! 

  
   Additionally, the 'Betty' set boasts some really special embellishments that demonstrate Tutti Rouge's desire to be different! A delightful frilled hem line sits along the edge (and on the underside) of the cups, whilst vivid pink bows adorn the centre of the bra cups - a detail that also features on the adorable matching knickers!


   It is clear that a lot of thought has gone into the embellishments and finer details. The poppy print is extended to the satin-wrapped bra straps (a concept that many other brands overlook!) The straps are also purposefully quite thin (1.5cm) and with their pretty pattern, I would definitely have no qualms about showing them off! The only downside to them is that they are not fully adjustable! 


   The bra straps also boast decorative heart-shaped strap adjusters - another gorgeous and very well-thought out design feature of the 'Betty'! 

   As you can see from the picture (below), the 'Betty' fastens with 2 hooks (DD-G cups, 3 hooks for GG-HH cups) and once again, Tutti Rouge adds a playful twist with the Tutti Rouge logo embossed on the closure.


   With regard to construction, the 'Betty' bra is an underwired and lightly padded/ moulded balconette style bra, featuring a two-part cup construction with a soft foam lining that makes this bra very comfortable to wear.. 


   When it comes to fit, however, I was not completely satisfied. I tried both a 28G and 30FF in the 'Betty' and neither band was quite right for me and the centre gore did not quite tack to my chest in either size. I put the 30FF 'Betty' straight on to the tightest hook, so imagine my surprise when I could only just fasten the 28G on the loosest setting! When I measured the two bands, the 30FF measured 63cm and the 28G measured 55cm, which gives around a 3 inch difference between the band lengths. The mesh band is quite stretchy, so I probably could have bought a bra back extender for the 28G bra, but I chose to keep the 30FF for ease. 

   Band size aside, I feel that the cup volume was spot on in the (30)FF and the 'Betty' gives a lovely, uplifted shape to a fuller bust without being OTT. The 'Betty' lifts the bust to give a subtle cleavage, making it ideal for a variety of necklines. In fact, the shape of 'Betty' reminds me slightly of the 'Thrill Me' (one of my favourite Curvy Kate bras to date), but with slightly wider underwires.

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   Let us not forget the gorgeous satin and poppy print 'Betty' retro shorties (Size S-XL). Once again, Tutti Rouge have hit the nail on the head when it comes to attention to detail! The knickers are panelled and edged by Tutti's playful ivory frill, but the real 'wow' feature is found on the back of the knickers..


 
   The sassy triangular key hole detail at the top of the knickers is a really knock-out feature and the little pink bow adds a touch of colour to the plain ivory mesh. The mesh is semi-sheer, giving a cheeky peek of flesh underneath (if you'll forgive the pun!)

   I really enjoyed the fit of the 'Betty' shorties and the size M was generous but well-fitting (no one likes knickers that dig in!) They are extremely comfortable to wear on an everyday basis and the gathered ruching on the back panel contours beautifully to the curves of your derrière!


   Overall, 'Betty' really hits the mark when it comes to aesthetics - the design is unique and refreshing, the fabrics are great quality and the attention to detail is impressive! 'Betty' epitomises the carefree spirit of Tutti Rouge and this set brings back the fun and frivolity to lingerie (something that occasionally gets lost in translation with all the bondage-inspired/ Fifty Shades-inspired lingerie on the scene at present). The 'Betty' is a set that will make girls feel truly special, confident, trendy and girly and I wish that Tutti Rouge had been around when I was a teenager! 

   The Tutti Rouge 'Betty' bra is available to buy at £32 for the bra and £16 for the knickers at Bravissimo.

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   I am really excited to try more from Tutti Rouge and I already have my eye on the sassy, purple spotted 'Frankie' bra and suspender skirt set (below):


   With Tutti's bright and colourful styles, fabulous attention to detail, impressive size range, and attractive price points, the brand is certainly putting the fun back into fuller busted lingerie with frillies that make you feel fabulous!

Take a look at Tutti Rouge's A/W13 video to get a glimpse of the lingerie delights that Tutti have in the pipeline...can you spot the new 'Betty' colourway? 


(A sneak peek from Tutti Rouge's 'French Bliss' shoot for S/S14!)

What do you think of the brand? Have you got Tutti fever?


Love, 
Kitty xo

Monday, 10 June 2013

Arabel Lingerie - Forget Me Not knickers and Sugarplum garter review




   "Pretty but playful. Naughty but nice." These are definitely dichotomies that I can live by when it comes to lingerie! Although I find myself drawn to the edgy, bondage-inspired designs that have filtered to the forefront of the current lingerie market, on discovering the delicious candy colours, girly frills, bows and delicate lace details of Arabel Lingerie, it was impossible not to develop a sweet tooth for the collection! 


   Arabel Lingerie was founded in April 2012 by the talented, Sarah Lister. After completing a foundation diploma in Art and Fashion Design at the University of Gloucestershire, Sarah began training in pattern drafting, corsetry and lingerie construction before taking on her long-held ambition to conquer the lingerie world with her whimsical and sugar sweet designs. Sarah advocates that "women of all sizes deserve beautiful lingerie"; an ethos that I wholeheartedly champion!


   Arabel Lingerie is all about making the wearer feel special - every garment is lovingly hand made in the UK (to your measurements, if required!), using high quality satin and lace. The Arabel Lingerie collection currently includes knickers, suspenders, garter bets and more recently, a 'camidoll' and soft cup bra! The sugar sweet colours, romantic designs and girly motifs really capture the essence of femininity and playfulness, so I was delighted when Sarah offered me a sample of her pretty lingerie to review. 



   I chose the 'Forget Me Not' knickers (£18) and 'Sugarplum' garter belt (in black) (£32) and emailed Sarah my measurements to ensure a perfect fit. The lingerie arrived beautifully wrapped up in a compact black box. To my surprise, on undoing the bow, the box unfolded like an origami flower to reveal my new lingerie - a lovely touch indeed! 





The lingerie was even prettier in the flesh than on the Arabel Lingerie website and I could not wait to try on my new underwear!



   The 'Forget Me Not' knickers are a gorgeous powder blue shade with a contrasting black elastic trim and a black satin bow at the centre. The bluebell shade is not a colour that I have much of in my underwear (or outerwear) collection, but it is a great nod to Spring/Summer pastels. Although pastels can sometimes wash me out, the pale blue of these knickers really compliments my fair complexion.

   I also love the 'peek-a-boo' effect of the semi-sheer lace and the floral pattern gives these knickers a slightly vintage edge. The 'pièce de résistance' of these knickers, however, is the delightfully girly tutu frill detail that goes all the way from front to back! The only down-side to the frill is that it can get a bit creased under trousers, but the stretch lace material lends to easy reshaping!



   As for the sizing, Sarah has a very handy size guide on her site, which tells you how to find the perfect fit for her garments. Her knicker sizing chart includes standard clothing sizes e.g. 10-12 but it also states a high hip measurement e.g. 34". This was very helpful when picking out my size as I could see which knicker size corresponded to my high hip measurement. It is also helpful for those that are not uniformly 'one clothing size' all over. (I am generally a size 10 in clothes, but my hips are wider and the 36" 12-14 Arabel knickers fit me beautifully.)

Dual knicker sizing chart:
 
30" 6-8
32" 8-10
34" 10-12
36" 12-14
38" 14-16
40" 16-18
42" 18-20
44" 20-22

   I am a huge fan of the stretch lace used in these knickers. The material is very soft against the skin and there is no digging in at all, making them really comfortable to wear everyday. I also think that these knickers would be ideal for bridal wear as 'something blue', paired with the 'Sugarplum' garter belt in blue.




   I was also impressed by how pretty and sturdy the garter/suspender belt was in real life. I went for a plain black version of the 'Sugarplum' garter belt (which is available in blue, pink or white on the website). The garter belt is made from a thick black elastic with a smooth underside, so that it sits comfortably against your skin without rubbing. 



   The garter belt features six adjustable suspender straps - a nice change from the more common four strap garter belts. The belt fastens at the back with a single hook and eye closure (with three tightness settings). Having six straps does make the process of attaching them to stockings a little more time consuming, but the benefit is that when attached, you do feel as though your stockings will stay securely in place all day. The 'slider' clasps are also decorated with adorable satin bows - a beautiful finishing touch!



   Once again, the 'Sugarplum' garter belt is a 'made-to-measure' garment, so I gave Sarah my measurement (a touch below my natural waist as I wanted it to sit slightly lower). It is very useful having the three rows of hooks as I can tighten or loosen it according to where I want the belt to sit. The pictures show the garter belt in two different positions, but it tends to sit slightly lower than my belly button as in the top picture.



   The garter belt was surprisingly comfortable to wear, holding my stockings up with no slipping. The garter belt is really versatile in black and it looks gorgeous with the Arabel 'Forget Me Not' ruffle knickers, as well as with just about any lingerie set in my underwear drawer!



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   I am really thrilled with my Arabel Lingerie knickers and suspender belt and cannot praise enough how good it is to own lingerie that is exquisitely pretty, comfortable, excellent quality and made to your measurements! Sarah's bespoke service is great as you can order any of her designs to be made in a different colourway and you can even contact her directly if you fancy a made-to-measure lingerie creation of your own imagination. 



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   Arabel Lingerie is set to introduce even more exciting lingerie pieces to its collections this year and Sarah has mentioned cup sized bras, swimwear, corsetry and even 'plus sized lingerie' (depending on the demand). Sarah recognises that "everyone has their own fit problems" when it comes to lingerie and her brand, Arabel Lingerie, seeks to cater to each unique individual with great fit, high quality and a sprinkle of sugar, pixie dust and lingerie magic!



(Next on my wishlist is the Gwenhyfar garter belt and knicker set!)


Take a look at Arabel Lingerie's current collections on the official website and follow the brand on social media.

What do you think of Arabel Lingerie?


Love,

Kitty xo