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Photo Contest Brings Out the Beast in Saucy Aussies
Posted by richard | June 24, 2011

Here’s a clever way to sell some lingerie — and get someone else to do your marketing for you!

Honey Birdette, the small Australian chain of high-end erotic boutiques, is holding an amateur photo contest that encourages entrants to put some of those expensive …

La Fée Verte’s Colorful Set for Shopbop
Posted by richard | June 23, 2011

The first thing you notice about La Fée Verte‘s exclusive new collection for Shopbop is … color! … and prints!

The hot luxury label from Montreal has built its reputation on gorgeous, color-blocked silk-and-lace pieces, usually in dusky or neutral hues.

But …

Marie Jo L’Aventure’s New Renaissance
Posted by richard | June 23, 2011

Religious conservatives and teenage pranksters have been wanting to do this for centuries — put some clothing on all those languid naked beauties painted by the Renaissance masters. Now someone has done it, but not for the reasons you might think.

The image above, showing …

Swimwear Trends for a Sizzling Summer
Posted by connie | June 22, 2011


While classic black is always in for bathing suit season, every year brings its own hot looks. This year, several styles have emerged as the biggest trends for an attention-grabbing summer.

From snake skin patterns to candy-colored confections, geek-friendly graphics to …

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Ayten Gasson’s Precious ‘Peace Silk’
Posted by richard | June 21, 2011

“Peace silk” sounds like some kind of sarong your mom wore to Woodstock, but it’s actually a more humane and ecologically sustainable (and defensible) version of the fabric most commonly associated with luxury lingerie.

Now, UK designer Ayten Gasson has moved “peace silk” — and …

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