Whether you’re looking for a Valentine’s gift for your loved one, or just because you fancy some new lingerie, here are three retro lingerie labels worth knowing about.

bettie-page-bikini-topButtress & Snatch 

If you’re after fun, frilly knickers,  you’ll love this brand. Their handmade underwear is sourced in Britain and manufactured by hand in Hackney, London.

The range, which covers everything from lingerie sets to bridal pieces, corsets and swimwear included delicate lace creations as well as Betty Page inspired leoprad print sets.

Everything is made to order to your specifications, a real luxury treat.





maitresse_bullet_bra.ct_1_largeWhat Katie Did

If you’re after authentic lingerie based on vintage patterns, What Katie Did should be a go to brand.

Covering the full width of vintage shapewear – think corsets, waist clinchers, girdles and corselettes –  as well as lingerie sets inspired from the Twenties up to the late Fifties, you are bound to find the right pieces regardless what kind of vintage silhouette you are looking to recreate.

Their bullet bras are well worth checking out!




kiss me deadlyKiss Me Deadly

If pin-up is your thing and you love the film noir heroins of the Forties, Kiss Me Deadly should be the right brand for you.

Uber sexy and inspired by the Forties and Fifties, their lingerie sets and girdls come in jewel colours or black with plenty  of lace and detailing.

The brand also sells pasties, suspender belts and stockings for your very own femma fatale seduction routine.