Say what you will about over-commercialization, Christmas music before Thanksgiving, and a crazy feeding frenzy for the best deals, but the holidays are one of my favorite times of year. For our family, it is not without its pain as well, but I like to focus on a how many of us put aside our own needs and focus on giving to someone else, whether that’s a loved one or a local charity. Unfortunately, for some small businesses, this can also be a time of year when things are the hardest. For us, customers pinch pennies to increase their spending budgets for presents for their friends and family and forgo buying something new for themselves. As a result, I am putting aside my personal ambivalence regarding buying guides and have created one exclusively for the products we carry in the shop. Even if you are not in the market for yourself right now, we still have some great present ideas all of which are under $100! Click on the picture to purchase at our online store, or click the name in the description section to read past reviews to help with your buying decisions.
July 17th is always an emotional day for us because it marks our anniversary for opening the shop, and with four years of operation and experience under the proverbial belt, we feel the store has truly grown and improved—a trend we plan to continue by expanding our inventory and improving our services. Because our boutique would not exist without the support of our wonderful customers, we are happy to celebrate again this year with our August Anniversary Sale and Giveaway! Words will never express how much you mean to us, but a few free prizes certainly won’t hurt.
On more than one occasion, I have mentioned my ongoing goal to create a shop people visit for more than just bras, and while progress is slow due to budget and space constraints, I feel like our giveaway this year truly reflects how diverse the shop is becoming. We have prizes ranging from traditional lingerie sets to bust-friendly clothing to hosiery, and I have to give a standing ovation to our vendors for being so generous.
TweetHello Everyone, With the Curves Expo, aka one of the biggest lingerie trade shows in the US, officially completed, many retailers have returned home to plan their purchases for the next several months, and I thought this would be the
TweetHello Everyone, If you’re anything like me, the early release of Christmas decorations belied how quickly the season would be upon us, and I am by no means proud to say that I have yet to purchase a single gift.
TweetHello Everyone, While the statistics on what bra sizes people purchase peaks my curiosity, I find it equally important to examine the styles they buy most often. As a result, I have compiled a list of our Top 15 Best-Selling
TweetHello Everyone, Last week on July 17th, A Sophisticated Pair celebrated a momentous milestone: our three year anniversary! Despite a tentative optimism, I knew when we opened there was a strong likelihood the business would not succeed past six months.
TweetHello Everyone, We recently expanded our Parfait inventory in the shop to include more colors and sizes in both the Jeanie and Nicole as well as several new and exciting styles. Our goal with the store is to keep the
TweetHello Ladies, Happy Valentine’s Day! Because so many of the talented lingerie lovers in the blogosphere have already put together amazing wish lists and recommendations for the holiday, I want to forgo offering my favorites and instead focus on the
TweetHello Ladies, I had a request for pictures of some of Parfait by Affinitas’s non-padded bras (known as the Wire Bra), and I wanted to update the blog to include them. All of these are 30-40 bands D-G cup sizing.
TweetHello Ladies, Golden Tickets aren’t just for chocolate anymore, but they can win you something equally fun and decadent: Gorgeous lingerie from Affinitas! Throughout the month of November, if you purchase more than $50 worth of Affinitas lingerie (including the