Unboxing – Lingerie Letters + Missoni Eau De Parfum GIVEAWAY

Lingerie Letters Review

Happy Spring Day, everyone!

Another day, another unboxing!  I’ve mentioned this previously here on the blog, I am such a fan of these surprise lifestyle boxes!  It’s like receiving a lucky packet or a Christmas present, because you have no idea what’s inside!  Lingerie Letters has been on my radar for quite some time (I think I followed them on Twitter at the beginning of 2015 already) but for some reason I just never got round to signing up for their subscription service.  Now…I know what you’re thinking: “Subscription service?  No thanks, I don’t want to be a slave to recurring monthly subscription fees.”.  I totally get where you’re coming from, and to be honest, the thought also crossed my mind when I first logged on to their website.  I have good news, though!  But I’ll explain everything a bit later in the blog post…

First things first – what is Lingerie Letters?  Well, it’s a subscription service that sends a beautiful pair of handmade panties (you can choose the style i.e. briefs or thong) straight to your door each month.  What I like about Lingerie Letters, is that their undergarments are handmade in South Africa (none of that cheap & scratchy ‘Made In China’ nonsense).  Every month brings something new – a new design, a new colour combo…so you’ll never receive the same pair of panties twice!

How does it work?  You can choose between 2 options – you can sign up for a subscription service (month-to-month), this means you’ll pay R149,00 per month (recurring, until you opt out) to receive your lingerie parcel.  OR you can sign up for a gift (either for yourself or a friend), and this is a once-off cost of R149,00 (there are other gifting options available too i.e. 3-month and even a 6-month option, with discounted prices).  I don’t know about you, but R149,00 for a pair of handmade knickers (and free delivery) is a pretty darn good price!

When will I receive my Lingerie Letter?  If you sign up before 12pm on the 15th of the current month, Lingerie Letters will deliver your parcel around the 15th of the following month.  If you sign up after 12pm on the 15th of the current month, they will deliver your knickers around the 15th of the month thereafter.  So, try to sign up before 12pm and before the 15th of the month!  For more info on their service, take a look at their FAQ section here.

Do yourself a favour and go check out their photo gallery, you’ll be able to see some of their previous designs / styles – how cute is the October 2013 pair!?  And how comfy does the June 2013 pair look?

Oh!  And before I forget – Lingerie Letters also have an online store where you can purchase bralettes, nighties, cami sets, gowns, and other rather interesting products…

Lingerie Letters

A couple of weeks ago Lingerie Letters got in contact with me and asked if they could send me a few of their handmade panties to feature on the blog.  I was keen to ‘test’ their products, mainly because I wanted to introduce you (my readers) to this rather unique subscription service.  I’m not going to go into too much detail about each item I received, because it almost feels like I’m showing you my knickers or you’re going through my underwear drawer…which is kinda true, but also not really.  Wow, this is getting real awkward, real quick…

Anyway, I received 3 pairs of briefs (I’m not a thong girl) and I can honestly say every single one of them is made with love and care.  The fabric feels soft (even the lace, which we all know can sometimes feel a bit scratchy), the seams are perfect, and each design is fun & different (yet comfy too).  My favourite pair is the black & white one with the bow details on each side – it’s so cute and girly.  I also received a full black & nude lace pair, as well as these black seashell knickers.

Sizes run from XS (Extra Small) up to XXL (Extra Extra Large), and are true to size.  I usually wear a medium, and all three fit me perfectly.

I’ve already decided I’m signing up for the October pair, because I think it’s going to be super girly (with it being Breast Cancer Awareness month) – fingers crossed I’ll find a pink pair in my parcel!

Lingerie Letters Promo: If you sign up for a monthly recurring subscription before 12pm on the 15th of September 2016, you will receive a complimentary Missoni EDP sample with your first Lingerie Letter in October.

Missoni EDP Giveaway

I’m not fibbing, I honestly didn’t know who or what Missoni was until Lingerie Letters asked if I would like to collaborate with them on this giveaway.  As it turns out, Missoni is a high-end Italian fashion house, known for its colourful knitwear designs.  They recently launched a new fragrance for women, called Missoni EDP – it represents the various shades of a woman’s soul and is dedicated to a sensual, exuberant woman whose femininity truly stands out (this makes it the perfect scent to accompany your October Lingerie Letter if you ask me).  I only have a tiny sample of this fragrance, but I’m already in love!  It’s floral and fruity, with a subtle woody base.  Top notes include pear and a trio of Italian citruses (bergamot, lemon and citron).  Heart notes include jasmine, and Petalia (a molecule that smells like rose / peony).  And base notes include sandalwood, tonka bean and ambroxan.  It’s so difficult for me to describe fragrances, but trust me, Missoni EDP smells incredible!

Now for the EXCITING part – today is Spring Day, and I’m pretty sure a lot of ladies will be giving their wardrobe and underwear drawer a good spring cleaning soon!  So, Lingerie Letters have organised an amazing prize for one lucky Pink Peonies blog reader.  The winner of this giveaway will receive a 100ml Missoni Eau De Parfum (valued at R1475,00), as well as Lingerie Letters’ Spring themed knickers (valued at R149,00).

Just so you know, this is one of those situations where I am super jealous of the winner – because my Missoni EDP sample vials are already empty, and I would love to add the full sized fragrance to my collection.  How gorgeous is that bottle?

Missoni EDP 100ml

To enter, all you have to do is complete your chosen entries via the Rafflecopter widget below.  Simple and easy!

Important: If you are not sure how to use the widget below, take a look at this blog post (I cover a ‘How To’ towards the end of the post).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Please note: I’ve added another Twitter entry to the giveaway, because I’ve noticed not everyone uses the Twitter button in the Rafflecopter widget to tweet the generic giveaway message that includes a link to the blog post.  So I’ve added another option for you to RETWEET my giveaway tweet (the one with the photo).  See below:

Missoni 2


♥  This giveaway is open to South African residents only.

♥  The giveaway will run until 11:59pm on Monday, 12 September 2016, with 1 winner being selected at random shortly afterwards.  I always announce the winners of my giveaways on Facebook and Twitter, so make sure you follow me on both social media platforms.

♥  If no reply has been received 7 days from the initial winner announcement, another winner will be randomly selected.

♥  All entries will be checked and any false entries will be removed.

Good luck!

P.S. I’m not a Lingerie Letters affiliate, thus I make absolutely no money from sales or signups.  I just thought this was the perfect opportunity for my readers to experience the Lingerie Letters service, and the dreamy Missoni EDP fragrance.



  1. Olivia
    1 September 2016 / 10:30

    My very first comment after following this blog for a bit, am excited Lu!!

  2. mercialeen o'connor
    1 September 2016 / 10:36

    Sounds just awesome (as your blogs always are)

  3. 1 September 2016 / 10:36

    I really love the January 2014 pair <3 You always run the most amazing giveaways Luzanne and introduce me to things I had no idea existed.

    Do you find they're true to size. If you're a small and you order a small, they fit perfectly?

    • Luzanne
      1 September 2016 / 11:09

      Great question, Simone! 🙂 They are definitely true to size, I usually wear a medium and all three fit me perfectly. x

      • 1 September 2016 / 12:10

        Great! I see they have a good size selection, even for my overgrown ass….lol. I’m keen to try them out 🙂

  4. anne botes
    1 September 2016 / 10:36

    amazing prize i LOVE

  5. Heather
    1 September 2016 / 10:45

    stunning prize love to try this products!

  6. Nicky Good
    1 September 2016 / 10:53

    Wow Wee – what a sublime giveaway! I entered using all your suggested ways to Enter 😉

    I have just came from Groote Schuur hospital, from
    A 7 hour Hysterectomy operation ( plus bladder lift) and now bed ridden for 6 weeks. Would love a smelly fragrance to cheer me up

  7. Megan Hartwig
    1 September 2016 / 10:57

    Divine giveaway!!!! I really like the March 2014 pair…simple yet elegant 😉 Hope to be the lucky lady to win….fingers crossed.

  8. Wardah
    1 September 2016 / 11:09

    I never heard of this company! Its my bday months sounds like a great self gift to me 🙂

  9. Nishaat
    1 September 2016 / 11:15

    Amazing prize!

  10. Zoë
    1 September 2016 / 11:27

    Woweee this is amazing.

  11. Sunelle Bredenkamp
    1 September 2016 / 11:50

    Omw, how Amazaballs is their underwear??

  12. Anri
    1 September 2016 / 11:56

    It’s impossible to only choose one, but March 2014 looks stunning, sexy and comfortable!

    Your blog is amazing Luzanne! In the time that I’ve been following you my makeup collection has grown quite a bit as well as my knowledge about the products and application. Thank you for your blog and sharing your knowledge and love for all things beautiful with us! 🙂

  13. Simone bianca
    1 September 2016 / 11:58

    simply a great giveaway ❤️❤️

  14. Stephanie
    1 September 2016 / 11:59

    *goes onto website to sign up* i lllloooooooovvvvee underware its like a special gift to myself fr myslef..lol

  15. Samantha Pearce
    1 September 2016 / 12:05

    Awesome giveway, would love to win

  16. Jess Harper
    1 September 2016 / 12:07

    I love learning about new things like this! And what a cute idea it is happy spring day

  17. Sabine
    1 September 2016 / 12:24

    I like the March ’14 one!

  18. Holly Morello
    1 September 2016 / 12:29

    The October 2013 pair is my fav

  19. jade abbott
    1 September 2016 / 12:30

    October 13 is my fave, that cute little bow though!

  20. Inge
    1 September 2016 / 12:30

    Great giveaway, Luzanne! I love your blog!

  21. Qondiswa N
    1 September 2016 / 12:30

    I hope I win this!!!

  22. Jackie K
    1 September 2016 / 12:33

    May – Black seashell knickers

  23. Talitha ❤
    1 September 2016 / 12:42

    YEEEES!!! Love this giveaway!

  24. carly
    1 September 2016 / 12:48

    Love hearing of new subscription boxes!

  25. Bhavna
    1 September 2016 / 13:09

    March 14 is definitely one of my favourites! So feminine and delicate

  26. Missy
    1 September 2016 / 13:12

    Totally love subscription boxes…. that feeling of opening something and you have no idea what’s inside: Priceless 🙂

  27. Kamilah
    1 September 2016 / 13:12

    Great giveaway and would love to try this service, some of the subscription services are quite pricey and you never know if you going to like whats in the box. A new pair of panties is always wanted and needed!!!

  28. Rebecca S
    1 September 2016 / 13:20

    I like the July 2014 ones, so cute 😀

  29. Veronique
    1 September 2016 / 13:40

    Pls pls pls let me win this! I’d love a new perfume

  30. Nousheen
    1 September 2016 / 13:41

    I smelled the Missoni edp a few days ago, and I loved it. I would love to win this 🙂

  31. Tania Brewis
    1 September 2016 / 13:46

    Thanks for this!! Great to see new things, and you’re always first with all the great stuff!!

  32. Mary-Anne
    1 September 2016 / 13:51

    Sounds fab!!!

  33. Nikki
    1 September 2016 / 14:27

    Awesome giveaway Luzanne! I am so in love with May’14. So feminine and flowery.

  34. Talya
    1 September 2016 / 14:30

    Luv the March ’14 pair 😉

  35. Pravina W
    1 September 2016 / 14:31

    March 2014

  36. Sabrina
    1 September 2016 / 14:54

    Great giveaway. My favourite was the March 2013 pair.

  37. Leanne Cherry
    1 September 2016 / 15:14

    Would love to try this amazing scent!!!

  38. Sharleen
    1 September 2016 / 15:18

    March ’14 is my favourite pair

  39. ann
    1 September 2016 / 16:00

    another lovely give away. and what a great way to start Spring, with a new Scent AND a new set of fancy undies ( or fancy pants 🙂

  40. Annika Barnard
    1 September 2016 / 16:29

    Oh my goodness!! Their designs are absolutely beautiful!
    I love the light blue lace one from Desember ’13!
    I am truely impressed with the beautiful designs for such a reasonable price! I would love a pair to give it a try

  41. Shaista
    1 September 2016 / 16:33

    Great Giveaway! March 2013 is my favourite!

  42. Shané Smit
    1 September 2016 / 16:37

    Jan…..loeve me some leopard print…meowwww
    PS thanx for giving us SA ladies some info on products we are mostly too scared to just buy without a proper review. Ive just started online shopping( Im a student and had to save for months ) and bought a huge makeup haul from the UK. So thanx for all the inspiration and help in how and where to order.

  43. Roxy
    1 September 2016 / 17:04

    Best blog in SA!!! :d

  44. Anette
    1 September 2016 / 17:11

    Love your blog and learn so much. Everything is new to me. So glad I found it The more conservative style panty is what I like. March 13 is so beautiful. Still catching up on your old postings!

  45. rehana seedat
    1 September 2016 / 19:20

    october 2013 pair is my fav

  46. Coral Le Roux
    1 September 2016 / 19:34

    I love the 2nd one I saw….July 2014. Great style and interesting design!

  47. R Fourie
    1 September 2016 / 21:06

    Very interesting subscription 🙂

    My favourite – JUNE 2013

    I’m so tempted to subscribe 🙂

  48. Chelsea
    1 September 2016 / 21:34

    The March 14 pair it so gorgeous.

  49. Anderine Ferreira
    1 September 2016 / 22:05


  50. Rene Groyer
    2 September 2016 / 03:22

    Love that perfume bottle.

  51. Angelique Baard
    2 September 2016 / 07:06

    Sounds like a good subscription to have and 5he perfume sounds like something I would use.

  52. Aadila Ahmed
    2 September 2016 / 07:56

    The range makes the choice between black and pastels a difficult one, but January ’14 is my favourite!

  53. Losh Kisten
    2 September 2016 / 09:10

    WOW # such sexy sensual lingerie # June 2014 is ultra gorgeous oozes sexiness # followed all steps above # WOW

  54. 2 September 2016 / 09:58

    Love your blog! November 2013 is my favourite in that Gallery, they should put more recent ones up too! They look stunning!

  55. 2 September 2016 / 10:25

    Winning this would be an absolute dream. Have my fingers tightly crossed!

  56. Zubeidah T
    2 September 2016 / 10:30

    What an exciting prize! Would love to win this and the winner will be extra spoilt with the perfume. Eeek!

  57. Linda Bulcraig
    2 September 2016 / 10:43

    Wow, I would love to try that perfume!

  58. Kristi
    2 September 2016 / 11:39

    I’d actually get that just because of how pretty the bottle is – eek!

    My favorite past pair is definitely May – the seashell knockers. They’re super sexy, but still look a little classy as well, adding to the mystery.

    I love the Lingerie Letters idea! Who doesn’t like a pretty surprise undie every month!

  59. Noorjehaan
    2 September 2016 / 14:33

    The May 2014 pair is stunning, very feminine. I didn’t know about Lingerie Letters (or Missoni for the matter) until this blog post, thank you Luzanne.

  60. Tracy Jacobs
    3 September 2016 / 13:38

    Love the March 2014 pair….as usual a stunning giveaway 🙂

  61. Janet
    3 September 2016 / 15:41

    What a treat to receive one of these beauties in the post, great concept!! My favourite must be the July ’14 pair, I love the contrasting fabric and black is my favourite colour for lingerie…. they look beautifully luxurious.

  62. Cornell Botha
    3 September 2016 / 20:41

    March 2016 – Cream and Turquoise

  63. yolande murphy
    4 September 2016 / 10:31

    Jan 2014

  64. Kaylee Prentice
    4 September 2016 / 22:20

    Such a gorgeous giveaway! Their products are stunning, so pretty and girly.

  65. 5 September 2016 / 08:27

    I adore the March ’13 pair! Looks feminine but the lace still gives it a feisty twist. The gorgeous blue green is my favorite color! What’s not to love about them?

    Love that you introduce us to unique things that we wouldn’t find anywhere! You’re a star Luzanne! X

  66. Emy Clarke
    5 September 2016 / 08:33

    I love the black July pair!

  67. Marelize Ferreira
    5 September 2016 / 08:47

    How beautiful is the bottle of the Missoni fragrance, though? I am getting married in nine months (squeeeeeel!) and I mean, who doesn’t want beautiful lingerie and an amazing new fragrance for that? Lingerie Letters looks amazing and I am excited to peruse their website for other products!

  68. Angeleen
    5 September 2016 / 09:48

    Wow what a stunning prize! Love the look af the fragrance and beautiful lingerie! I am addicted to your blog. I would have to go with large as they would fit me perfectly!

  69. elze
    5 September 2016 / 09:48

    I love the May pair !!! would realy love to win this !!!

  70. Roslyn Kinnear
    5 September 2016 / 09:52

    What an AMAZING GIVEAWAY, that perfume looks TO DIE FOR, perfect for a new season and a new me!! Followed all the steps, hoping to win!! Fingers and toes crossed. Thanks for a GREAT blog!!

  71. 5 September 2016 / 09:56

    This is such an awesome subscription service. I’ve never heard of them before but I’ll definitely be signing up

  72. Natasha Taljard
    5 September 2016 / 10:24

    I love the Nov ’13 ones – too pretty 🙂

  73. Cassandra Cupido
    5 September 2016 / 10:46

    Will definitely give Lingerie Letters a try!

  74. Ginna
    5 September 2016 / 10:58

    <3 May 2014 🙂

  75. Vanessa
    5 September 2016 / 11:13

    Another Awesome Give Away, hope I get lucky this time around! With a Cuppa-for-Cansa coming up for 20 ladies any and all gift’s to treat them would be awesome.

    Thoroughly enjoy reading make up and Fragrance reviews, thanks so much.

  76. Nausheen
    5 September 2016 / 11:19

    Great prize!

  77. Layla Basha
    5 September 2016 / 11:26

    Amazing prize love it,keeping fingers crossed

  78. Tasneem
    5 September 2016 / 11:45

    I rather like June ’14

  79. Rumbarani Naidoo
    5 September 2016 / 11:56

    I love March 14 pair and I would love the perfume

  80. Jessica
    5 September 2016 / 13:08

    Fingers crossed xx

  81. Tanusta Jainarain
    5 September 2016 / 13:15

    Wow that bottle is gorjus!

  82. Jyothi Laldas
    5 September 2016 / 14:09

    March 2016 =)

  83. Ronel Bosch
    5 September 2016 / 14:20

    I just LOVE the June 2013 “boy-cut” looks nice and comfy but not to boyish.

  84. Carla VD Westy
    6 September 2016 / 09:37

    November 2013 is super sexy with the peeping netting and the butterfly print!

  85. Bianca
    7 September 2016 / 11:57

    Oh wow super excited. I love my Lily subscription

  86. Yvette Hamilton
    7 September 2016 / 13:39

    wow…..super awesome <3 LOVE IT

  87. Shantel Govender
    7 September 2016 / 15:19

    I love all the past months . I normally purchase the end of sale items .

  88. Sarah-jane
    8 September 2016 / 13:38

    June 2013 and january 2014 are my favorite they however all look stunning…..this is definitely such an awesome competition holding thumbs I win. Could do with some new undies as I am throwing away all my pregnancy undies….. I recently had a baby and new undies would really be great and my husband wont mind them either 😉

  89. Shannin
    8 September 2016 / 14:12

    Thus was such a great colab idea Luzanne! Such a novel idea. Pretty new brooks are something I rarely treat myself to and for the price it’s a real bargain. That perfume bottle is WOW!

  90. Nicola Haw
    8 September 2016 / 15:48

    Awesome post and amazing giveaway 🙂 Would love to win!!!

  91. Shalona
    8 September 2016 / 20:52


  92. VogueLiterate
    8 September 2016 / 22:42

    I love this concept! You’re seriously making me want to subscribe to this!

  93. 8 September 2016 / 22:46

    done all steps and would love to win this amazing prize. Always entering and crossing fingers to this awesome prize

  94. Jennifer Meier
    9 September 2016 / 10:13

    I dont seem to be able to see any recent ones, but the March 14 looks lovely

  95. Ines Valenti-Botha
    9 September 2016 / 12:27

    I love your blog

  96. sarika timol
    9 September 2016 / 12:41

    Wow so exciting..Amazing post & giveaway.
    Love your blog, always something different.

  97. Sarika Timol
    9 September 2016 / 12:46

    Awesome post love your blog

  98. Alix
    9 September 2016 / 12:53

    They so beautiful what an awesome giveaway!

  99. Michelle Baron
    9 September 2016 / 13:19

    June 2014 is really pretty 🙂

  100. Tracey
    9 September 2016 / 14:25

    This is perfect! Love me some pretty panties and perfume

  101. Dhesh
    9 September 2016 / 21:41

    The March 2014 one is super cute.

  102. Vanessa
    10 September 2016 / 12:14

    Entreed, but have no clue where to find my Utube Name

  103. Laura
    10 September 2016 / 18:37

    Ooh really nice giveaway! Fingers crossed.

  104. Lynnith Andreou
    11 September 2016 / 14:18

    lovely giveaway, thank you xx

  105. Tanika
    12 September 2016 / 13:33


  106. Roxanne Chutthergoon
    12 September 2016 / 16:26

    Love the March 2014 pair 🙂

  107. Adele
    12 September 2016 / 21:24

    Definitely the March 2014!(looks like it’s very popular)

  108. Cathy Badenhorst
    12 September 2016 / 23:06

    love the March ’14 ones

    fab giveaway as always

  109. Daniela Cardoso
    12 September 2016 / 23:25

    definitely the gorgeous March ’14 pair…………love these!

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