Vintage inspired lingerie news — ethical lingerie

How sustainable is Pip & Pantalaimon lingerie?

Pip & Pantalaimon

Sustainability has become a real buzz word in fashion and it has recently come to light, over recent years, that some brands are not as sustainable as they claim.

We try to be as sustainable as possible, but what exactly does that mean? We thought we’d give you the facts and let you decide if you want to support our efforts to operate more sustainably within the lingerie industry.

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MEET BLUE JEAN

Pip & Pantalaimon

We've been on a roll releasing new lingerie styles this spring.
First Pink Cupid, then Luna, now Blue Jean. 

Featuring our vintage balconette style underwired bra, Y~strap suspender belt and high waisted knicker. 

Deepest navy blue satin combined with biscotti mesh, tied together perfectly with contrast biscotti stitching for a retroesque lingerie vibe. 

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Farewell APRIL 💕

Pip & Pantalaimon

As April (the month) draws to a close, so too does our APRIL lingerie range. Supplies of the fabulous flocked dotty fabrics and the vintage style ladder braid are limited and the end of this range is now in sight.

If you’ve had your eye on this retro inspired soft bra, underwired bra, suspender belt and high waisted knicker set, order now to avoid disappointment.

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The perfect reproduction lingerie to team with true vintage lingerie

Pip & Pantalaimon

Those looking for true vintage lingerie often stumble upon a few issues in their search for the perfect pieces; Vintage lingerie comes up small, often very small. Women were generally smaller in the 1940’s and 1950s’. This means that if you do come across the perfect piece, you’ve then go to hope it’s the correct size for you. The average UK dress size is now somewhere around a UK14~16, you’d be extremely lucky to find the perfect piece in your size. Another issue is deterioration. Elastane doesn’t last forever; garments lose their stretch over many many decades. The elastic can go brittle and stretch but never return to its original size.

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There’s no Black Friday/ Cyber Monday sale at pip & Pantalaimon and here’s why;

Pip & Pantalaimon

There’s no ignoring that today is Black Friday and a lot of customers will have been keeping an eye on their favourite brand to see if they will be running a sale worthy of indulging in a little retail therapy for. For most brands in retail, to not take part in Black Friday would be considered retail suicide. But for Pip & Pantalaimon, we think it would be commercially unsustainable to take part. 

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