4 Alternative Lingerie Designers You Need To Know About

by Olivia Harrison

There’s nothing wrong with your trusty old nude bra and white cotton panties, but let’s face it, sometimes you want something way more exciting on your ladybits. Where can you go to find sexy, unique, locally made, hand-crafted lingerie for all sizes? Here are four lust-worthy looks from four shops that sell the undergarments and swimwear of your dreams. You can check them out online, AND you can find them at the upcoming BUST Craftacular on Saturday, April 23.


One of a Kind HEARTS, Spikes, and Studs Bustier Top from New York Couture 

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This custom, one-of-a-kind Bustier Top make a major STATEMENT! All the details are hand-done for  the  super sexy and sweet result. And an extra plus: it can be made to fit almost all busts. You find  pieces  like this  one at New York Couture’s Craftacular booth (booth 130). They will also have other limited edition and one- of-a-kind clothing, accessories, vintage jewelry. It’s all very punk-rock cool, ultra-glam prima ballerina. Don’t miss it. 


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Peachy Keen Vintage Lace Robe from Siobhan Barrett

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Made for lounging, the Peachy Keen  Vintage Lace Robe is your new lover. It’s a one of a kind! Handmade with LOVE by  Siobhan Barrett. You can find it on the Siobhan Barrett  Etsy shop or stop by Booth 28 at the Craftacular for more handmade lingerie and  swimwear. Item prices range $20-$200.



Glamkini from MIRAME


Shift gears from the bedroom to the beach with this fabulously retro inspired 2-piece. The bright  coral color stands out in the sunshine, and the racing stripes down the front give a sporty edge. The suit comes fully lined. Get this look on the MIRAME online shop or find tons of suits like it at Craftacular booth 68 B. All MIRAME garments are made of locally sourced materials in sweatshop-free NYC. Pretty awesome!


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Satin Femme Fatale Corselette & Pin-up Shaping Garter Panty from Dirty Dolls Lingerie

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Channel your inner femme fatale in this corselette and  panty set. The Lingerie at Dirty Dolls is all  inspired by the  vintage underthings worn by the starlets of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Their mission is to  bring glamour back into the  everyday. Check them out online and definitely come by  booth 98 at the  Craftacular to shop bras, panties, shapers, hand-made pasties, garters and hair flowers. There’s lots to  browse, with reasonable prices ranging $10-$60. 

Images via Bust Craftacular VendorsNew York Couture, Etsy//Siobhan Barrett, Mirameswim, and Facebook//Dirty Dolls Lingerie

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