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September 2010

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Now that the weather’s turning colder, it’s time to stock up on tights for the new season. Take a look at my winter favorites, and then share your top pick in the comments section! P.S. While we’re on the subject of tights, visit this post from May 2009 to see my “one that got away.” Just looking at the picture still makes me swoon. […]

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It’s the end of September, and that means it’s time for another designer interview! Designer interviews are my way of highlighting small, independent brands that I believe deserve more buzz. This month’s feature is of the UK lingerie label, Sugarlesque, created by the very, very talented Ruka Johnson. 1) What was your background before becoming a lingerie designer? What made you want to get into the lingerie industry? Before designing […]

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Today’s guest post comes from Krista, a regular author over at The Lingerie Post. The Lingerie Post is one of the best sources anywhere for finding out the latest lingerie, underwear, and swimwear news. They also have a great lingerie sales page that I check at least once a week.   If you enjoy this feature by Krista, why not read her other Lingerie Post articles here? And don’t forget to […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Editor’s Note: Dita Von Teese now has her own lingerie range! View the most 2013 collection here and our review of the overwire bra here. Dita von Teese… what can I say about her that hasn’t been said already? From being a muse to couture fashion houses like Jean Paul Gaultier to designing luxury lingerie collections for the likes of Wonderbra and Frederick’s […]

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A couple of days ago, I announced via Twitter that Figleaves (one of the best online lingerie stores) had just launched a new iPhone shopping app for those who like to buy their lingerie on the go. Of course, I downloaded it right away, but almost immediately I noticed a major flaw… which I hinted at in a later Twitter update. But first, let’s talk about the good things this […]

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Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links. Lingerie is a part of life. But it isn’t true that shopping for it has to be a chore. Here are 10 lingerie essentials every woman needs in her knickers drawer. These are the basics that will give you a good foundation for every piece in your closet, whether it’s the heat of summer, the dead of winter, a fancy evening out, or […]

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When sites like Figleaves, Bare Necessities, and HerRoom began selling lingerie online, many experts predicted that they were doomed to failure. “No one,” they reasoned, “would ever buy something as personal, intimate, and expensive as lingerie without first seeing it in person.” A decade or so later, those experts have been proven wrong, but many women are still understandably reluctant to purchase lingerie anywhere other than their local mall or […]

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As much as I love lingerie, it’d be impossible for me to know about every label. That’s why I love it when readers suggest brands to me that I’ve never heard of before. Today’s featured designer, La Fille d’O was referred to me by Farina, who writes: “[This] young Flemish designer tries her best to really think about the design and add subtle details. She is very passionate about lingerie […]

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Back in July, a few newswires reported that Victoria’s Secret planned to debut Halloween costumes for the Fall/Winter 2010 Season. Since then, I haven’t heard much more about it, but while casually browsing the Victoria’s Secret website, I discovered their 12-piece costume collection has already launched. Priced between $68 and $198, Victoria’s Secret’s “Sexy Little Fantasies” looks like a more expensive (if not necessarily more upscale) version of Playboy’s and […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Thanks to several readers’ suggestions on my Twitter and Facebook, I’ve recently finished the first and second seasons of the Showtime series Secret Diary of a Call Girl chronicling the lewd and lusty adventures of Belle du Jour. Just like you all predicted, I fell in the love with series, and most especially with the lingerie. Most of Belle’s lingerie wardrobe was provided by Agent […]

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