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I love a good play on words, so I was immediately attracted to Jenny Altman‘s new project, The name is intentionally incomplete — it’s an open-ended invitation for people to fill in the blank with whatever inspires, excites and motivates them.


Fabulous Fictions: Literary Lingerie from Canada’s With Love
Posted by richard | September 13, 2011

Most lingerie designers begin planning a new collection by gathering fabric swatches and assembling a moodboard of inspirations. Carrie Russell writes stories.

The founder of the young Toronto label With Love Lingerie is also an English lit grad who creates fictional characters that become the …

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A Brave Voice Speaks Up for Big Women
Posted by richard | September 12, 2011

The biggest name in American modeling today isn’t working for Victoria’s Secret or walking the runways at New York Fashion Week. And by “biggest” I mean the most talked about, most searched-for, most cheered … and most likely to shift the cultural landscape.

The biggest …

Made By Niki is many things — like one of the hottest boutique lingerie brands on the planet — but to call it a shapewear label is, pardon the pun, a bit of a stretch.

Yet that didn’t stop them from beating industry titan Spanx …

Nicole Gill’s Tribute to Miss Saigon
Posted by richard | September 8, 2011

The new fall collection from highly touted UK corsetiè;re Nicole Gill offers a great example of why some young lingerie designers prefer to launch their own label rather than go for a steady job with an established brand.

Every piece in Nicole’s third collection, A

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