I acquired the Marlies Dekkers Dame de Paris Black Lace Balcony Bra in 36D from Amanda May earlier this year (purchased myself, not asked for a review, all opinions my own.. blah blah blah). I find my current Dame de Paris plunge bra fits a bit large in the cup […]

Marlies Dekkers Dame de Paris Balcony Bra Review


Knixwear recently branched out from making soft bras and underwear to creating the Evolution Tank: a tank top with a built in bra based on their popular evolution bra. This tank top has removable padding, thick non-adjustable straps, and a seamless appearance. I pre-ordered the evolution tank (this was not […]

Knixwear Evolution Tank Review


Every year I plan not to ‘celebrate’ Black Friday and every year I inevitably buy something – many somethings – despite my inherent desire for minimalism and my anti-capitalistic tendencies. I have always been a deal finder, a bargain hunter, a thrifty woman–not because it is convenient but because I […]

Practicing Mindfulness on Black Friday



Nettle’s Tale is a Canadian swimwear company (and outdoor lifestyle boutique) based online with a physical store in Vancouver, BC. As I both live in the lower mainland and strongly believe in supporting local, it seemed a natural choice for me to try this brand. I purchased The Heather Top […]

Nettle’s Tale The Heather Top Review


—- CLOSED —- I have something extra-special for this giveaway: a nice little €25 voucher for the ParaNoire store. Currently she is only selling in-stock items due to her health, but I admire the socks off that woman and would love to spread the word about how amazing she is […]

ParaNoire €25 Voucher Giveaway


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I just moved for the fourth time in eight months, and I am exhausted. However, I made it into my to be here for a long while home just last weekend. It seems appropriate then that my first lingerie review in my new home is the bra I wore for […]

Royce Lingerie Poppy Bra & Briefs Review



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Life is chaos so my reviews will be sporadic at best and non-existent at worst until I get real life sorted out. However, I had to take some time this Sunday (between laundry and grocery shopping and bed making and looking for an apartment) to review my recently(ish) acquired she […]

she and reverie Fireplace Pullover Review


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Some of you may not know – but I have been in the realm of joblessness for the past six months. As I was a freelance writer, that jobless time did not come with any EI to sooth the wallet. As such, my spending has pretty much grown to a […]

New Job Lingerie Wishlist


There is the bolero and there is the capelet: out of the two I much prefer the mini cape as a way to cover my shoulders when I want to. I picked up this Kiss Me Deadly Pankhurst Black Lace Capelet with a voucher I had for the store. The […]

Kiss Me Deadly Pankhurst Lace Capelet Review