Posts Tagged: History

THROWBACK THURSDAY: LINGERIE BRANDS

From intricate bodysuits to comfortable basics, Trashy Diva has you covered (and uncovered) with a wide range of lingerie brands sure to fit and flatter your figure. But do you know the history behind these lingerie loves?  Follow along as

THROWBACK THURSDAY: LINGERIE BRANDS

From intricate bodysuits to comfortable basics, Trashy Diva has you covered (and uncovered) with a wide range of lingerie brands sure to fit and flatter your figure. But do you know the history behind these lingerie loves?  Follow along as

Corsets, Lingerie, Intimates

CORSETS

Corsets were first worn in 16th century Europe, but were at their most popular during the Victorian era. Photo Credit: 1 / 2 While originally underwear used to give heavy garments a structured shape, as womankind move into the mid 19th

Corsets, Lingerie, Intimates

CORSETS

Corsets were first worn in 16th century Europe, but were at their most popular during the Victorian era. Photo Credit: 1 / 2 While originally underwear used to give heavy garments a structured shape, as womankind move into the mid 19th

Hosiery - Vintage Inspirations - History - Undergarments - Legwear

HOSIERY

History has been obsessed with hosiery as early as Greek and Egyptian times. Both men and women donned legwear for comfort and warmth, with most being crafted from leather, cotton, or other woven cloth. As hemlines started to rise in

Hosiery - Vintage Inspirations - History - Undergarments - Legwear

HOSIERY

History has been obsessed with hosiery as early as Greek and Egyptian times. Both men and women donned legwear for comfort and warmth, with most being crafted from leather, cotton, or other woven cloth. As hemlines started to rise in

Bralettes - Vintage Inspirations - Lingerie - Soft Cup Bra - Sheer - Mesh

BRALETTES

If you’re looking for a comfortable option to wear under your threads, look no further. Bralettes are here to help. Bralettes, bandeaus and soft bras were among the first style of bras before the invention of the under wire came

Bralettes - Vintage Inspirations - Lingerie - Soft Cup Bra - Sheer - Mesh

BRALETTES

If you’re looking for a comfortable option to wear under your threads, look no further. Bralettes are here to help. Bralettes, bandeaus and soft bras were among the first style of bras before the invention of the under wire came

oxford shoes - oxfords - vintage footwear - flappers

OXFORD SHOES

While we usually associate the classic oxford shoe with the 1940s and ‘50s, they have actually been around for much longer than that. Early versions of the oxford shoe date as far back as the 1640s in Europe – wow!

oxford shoes - oxfords - vintage footwear - flappers

OXFORD SHOES

While we usually associate the classic oxford shoe with the 1940s and ‘50s, they have actually been around for much longer than that. Early versions of the oxford shoe date as far back as the 1640s in Europe – wow!

BOOTS

Boots have enjoyed quite the long and storied evolution throughout fashion history. Let’s take a peek at how Trashy Diva’s boot selection tells the story of the boot as a must-have staple of the fashionable woman’s closet! At the turn

BOOTS

Boots have enjoyed quite the long and storied evolution throughout fashion history. Let’s take a peek at how Trashy Diva’s boot selection tells the story of the boot as a must-have staple of the fashionable woman’s closet! At the turn

MISS L FIRE

Photo Credit: 1 / 2 / 3 Lynsey Hand took her years of experience in the industry and created the UK-based brand of Miss L Fire in spring of 2005. The label’s 1940s and 50s old glamour paired with new

MISS L FIRE

Photo Credit: 1 / 2 / 3 Lynsey Hand took her years of experience in the industry and created the UK-based brand of Miss L Fire in spring of 2005. The label’s 1940s and 50s old glamour paired with new

BOUDOIR AND BURLESQUE

“Is not the most erotic portion of the body where the garment gapes?… There are no erogenous zones; it is intermittence which is erotic: the intermittence of skin flashing between two articles of clothing… between two edges…; it is this

BOUDOIR AND BURLESQUE

“Is not the most erotic portion of the body where the garment gapes?… There are no erogenous zones; it is intermittence which is erotic: the intermittence of skin flashing between two articles of clothing… between two edges…; it is this

HAUNTED NEW ORLEANS

Ahh, New Orleans. Home of the Saints, beignets and cafe au lait, and an innumerable amount of paranormal and otherworldly spirits. Regarded by many as the most haunted city in the United States, New Orleans is the perfect destination for

HAUNTED NEW ORLEANS

Ahh, New Orleans. Home of the Saints, beignets and cafe au lait, and an innumerable amount of paranormal and otherworldly spirits. Regarded by many as the most haunted city in the United States, New Orleans is the perfect destination for

HEPBURN ROBE

Many of Trashy Diva’s silhouettes are named after classic entertainers from the early-to-mid 20th century. You may already have an idea, but our Hepburn Robe’s namesake is none other than classic film actress Katharine Hepburn. Born in 1907, Katharine grew

HEPBURN ROBE

Many of Trashy Diva’s silhouettes are named after classic entertainers from the early-to-mid 20th century. You may already have an idea, but our Hepburn Robe’s namesake is none other than classic film actress Katharine Hepburn. Born in 1907, Katharine grew

FOR THE LOVE OF ROMPERS

Photo Credit Hello, all! I’m here to talk to you about the wonderful world of rompers! Rompers are a girl’s best friend because they can be worn so many ways. We all love a perfect piece that is practical and

FOR THE LOVE OF ROMPERS

Photo Credit Hello, all! I’m here to talk to you about the wonderful world of rompers! Rompers are a girl’s best friend because they can be worn so many ways. We all love a perfect piece that is practical and

CHELSEA CREW SHOES

Chelsea Crew is one of Trashy Diva’s most popular shoe brands for good reason. Their line includes a wide range of vintage-inspired styles at an accessible and attractive price point. Whether you’re in the market for an everyday pump or

CHELSEA CREW SHOES

Chelsea Crew is one of Trashy Diva’s most popular shoe brands for good reason. Their line includes a wide range of vintage-inspired styles at an accessible and attractive price point. Whether you’re in the market for an everyday pump or

LOUNGEWEAR

Photo Credit: 1 / 2   When it comes to lingerie and lounge wear, styles have evolved greatly through the years. As women today we have the luxury of choice when it comes to undergarments—from control and support to padded,

LOUNGEWEAR

Photo Credit: 1 / 2   When it comes to lingerie and lounge wear, styles have evolved greatly through the years. As women today we have the luxury of choice when it comes to undergarments—from control and support to padded,

THE SWEETIE DRESS

The year was 1939. Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. “I have only one purpose, the destruction of Hitler, and my life is much simplified thereby.” – Winston Churchill, The Grand Alliance The country needed to mobilize its armies

THE SWEETIE DRESS

The year was 1939. Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. “I have only one purpose, the destruction of Hitler, and my life is much simplified thereby.” – Winston Churchill, The Grand Alliance The country needed to mobilize its armies

SHAPEWEAR

Ever since there has been fashion there have been popular undergarments to shape the figure in certain ways, depending on what was fashionable or socially acceptable at the time.  In America, what has been popular in fashion has changed frequently basically

SHAPEWEAR

Ever since there has been fashion there have been popular undergarments to shape the figure in certain ways, depending on what was fashionable or socially acceptable at the time.  In America, what has been popular in fashion has changed frequently basically

LINGERIE BOTTOMS

Have you ever wondered why we have so many options in regards to styles of panties? I’ve worked in lingerie for many years so the question has popped into my mind more than once. I know many women put panties

LINGERIE BOTTOMS

Have you ever wondered why we have so many options in regards to styles of panties? I’ve worked in lingerie for many years so the question has popped into my mind more than once. I know many women put panties

CORSETS: A BRIEF HISTORY

Corsets have an intoxicating grip on erotic fantasy and fashion. When we think of corsets, our collective imagination conjures up scenes of ladies in lush dresses wearing their hair in styles both delicate and complex. Well-dressed dapper gentlemen intently watch

CORSETS: A BRIEF HISTORY

Corsets have an intoxicating grip on erotic fantasy and fashion. When we think of corsets, our collective imagination conjures up scenes of ladies in lush dresses wearing their hair in styles both delicate and complex. Well-dressed dapper gentlemen intently watch