Vintage inspired lingerie news — plus size retro bra

The perfect red lingerie, made exactly as you like it ❤

Pip & Pantalaimon

Earlier this week we posted this photo of a recent custom order on our Instagram (@pipandpantalaimon)
Our inbox filled overnight with similar custom orders.
We hadn't anticipated the all red colourway being as popular as it has quickly become.

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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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Why you'll love Plush Biscotti 💕

Pip & Pantalaimon

• Smoothing longline girdle fits snuggly on your natural waist and extends to just below the bum

• Large keyhole hook up at the back allows for a cinching and shaping fit.

• Super soft inner, perfect for the changeable climate at this time of year

• Front fastening soft bra, up to a G cup, perfect for those who don't enjoy wearing underwired bras

• Available up to a UK22 (US18) and made in our Market Harborough, UK studio

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Introducing our latest 3 piece lingerie range, LUNA

Pip & Pantalaimon

We’re so glad we’ve been able to continue to design and create new ranges throughout the coronavirus pandemic. That's definitely a positive to manufacturing in the UK.

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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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