Fashion: Solstice Intimates

Tiffany AcostaSeptember 17, 2021
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Fashion designer Natalie Maddon had no idea her homemade bra would lead to a lifestyle brand. “It started as a creative outlet that I could do after work,” she says of her DIY lingerie. “Something to do for fun with my mom and my husband.” In 2016, her fashion photographer husband, Joey, posted a picture of Maddon posing with the handmade bra, and Solstice Intimates was born. The line allows people to feel confident and “foxy” in their skin, Maddon says. Because every piece is hand-made to order, Solstice offers more inclusive sizing of its underwear, bralettes, bodysuits and swimwear than the average brand. “It started off as a product to make for people, and it turned into a culture and a feeling of pride for getting to make something that makes another person feel really good about themselves,” Maddon says. Solstice’s Tempe and Nashville locations were closed at press time due to COVID-19, but its e-commerce site remains open.

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