Vintage inspired lingerie news — pip and pantalaimon

Spotlight On...Our classic soft bra

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This week we’re talking about another Pip & Pantalaimon classic, the soft bra. Our bra is totally unique because while it’s inspired by vintage underpinnings of the 1940’s and 1950’s, it has some very modern features and clever design twists that you made not has realised.

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Spotlight On... our 6 strap roll on, open bottom, Girdle

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In our new feature, ‘spotlight on…’ we’ll be focusing on a different Pip & Pantalaimon lingerie style in each blog post, discussing the details and why it’s designed how it is. 

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New Pip & Pantalaimon Styles Added!

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We hit gold when we found this wonderful beige heavy stretch lace fabric, it just screamed shapewear girdles so we've paired it with our matching powernet to create this new long line 6 strap girdle. It's really strong but beautiful too, perfect for us!

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Pip & Pantalaimon feature in Peaky Blinders again!

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The tiny team at Pip & Pantalaimon are so excited to have been featured in Peaky Blinders again this season. We pride ourselves on designing vintage and retro inspired lingerie, and it’s an honour to get the very much coveted seal of approval off the fantastic Peaky Blinders costume department! This first episode of the long anticipated new season ‘Black Tuesday’ is set in 1929 and follows the fallout from the Wall Street Crash on the Shelby Family. Our classic black six strap suspender belt was the perfect piece of vintage inspired lingerie to set the scene.

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Meet Fanciforia Foxglove

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How long have you been involved in the Pin up/Burlesque scene and what got you into it?
Goodness! I’m at risk of giving away my age here but a little over 10 years now. I started experimenting with vintage style in my late teens and began performing burlesque in 2011. I fell into burlesque through studying theatre at university, I was doing a play about vaudeville performers and went along to burlesque classes as part of my ‘character research’ like the diligent actress I was. I had a full on rhinestone and glitter induced epiphany and suddenly I was no longer a theatre actress but a fully fledged showgirl. I chucked in Shakespeare for corsets and committed to being a burlesque performer so my profile grew organically from there. 

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