Vintage inspired lingerie news — plus size style

A chat with Retrofem

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This month we're catching up with polish pin up beauty Retrofem, who's recently modelled our Oyster satin soft bra, Y strap suspender belt and classic hipster Knicker. She has some wonderful tips and sources of inspiration for aspiring pin up models! 

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Discover our new Oyster Satin range

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This week we’re featuring our newest range, the Oyster Satin set.

The wonderful pearly fabric is the exact same divine heavy weight satin as our peacock satin range, but it’s a gorgeous rich oyster colour. We’ve made this range in the soft bra, Y strap suspender belt and classic knicker.

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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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