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There’s an old wedding toast that goes something like this: “May your life together be an endless waltz.”

I was thinking of this last night while watching Michael and Holly’s very charming engagement on The Office, and admiring Michael’s determination to create a “proposal …

Pretty, delicate and feminine. The spring/summer 2011 collection from French lingerie designer Elise Aucouturier is irresistibly light and airy, designed for women who crave effortless chic Parisienne style.

Paris-born Elise Aucouturier launched her own line of distinctively French lingerie in 2001, after designing for major …

Elizabeth Taylor’s Feminist Legacy
Posted by richard | March 23, 2011

I’ve always considered Elizabeth Taylor to be something of a feminist archetype, which may sound odd given her reputation as someone ruled by her passions and ruined, time and again, by the predations of men.

But it was that sorry legacy — so familiar to …

Jenna Leigh’s Gorgeous Global Village
Posted by richard | March 22, 2011

When we first heard that a New York lingerie designer was coming out with a line inspired by the Quebec ski resort town of Mont-Tremblant, we shuddered. What could it possibly include? A maple leaf print? Parka-like quilted nylon? Or, heaven forbid, a fleur-de-lis pattern?…

Animal print lingerie was an inescapable trend in 2010 and it’s roaring back into spring collections again this year. Problem is, in a world with a sadly diminishing number of species, what can you do with animal prints that’s new?

If you’re Victoria’s Secret

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