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Only One More Sleep …
Posted by richard | November 28, 2011

Forget about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Forget about Christmas, for that matter.

Tomorrow is the happiest day of the year for fashionistas everywhere. Only one more sleep …

There, I said it.

The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (Tuesday, 10 p.m., CBS) may be a shamelessly corny infomercial, awkwardly staged and transparently superficial, but we don’t care. For one day a year, we absolutely …

Déjà Dita: 2012 Vintage Line for Target
Posted by amy | November 28, 2011

If you don’t own a piece of Dita Von Teese lingerie, then you’re not trying very hard.

Last week’s news that the burlesque icon would be launching a new signature line for Target is, by our count, Dita’s fourth such “exclusive” branding in the past four years. And that’s not counting her inspired spin last year as the “muse” for La Perla‘s new lingerie

La Perla’s Daringly Bare ‘Ingenue’ Body
Posted by amy | November 23, 2011

La Perla‘s striking Ingenue bodysuit, which debuted last winter, isn’t what normally comes to mind when you think of bodysuits: it reveals a lot more than it conceals. It would be more accurate to call it a panty with a built-in plunging halter top in whisper-thin chiffon.

But why quibble? It’s an exceptional and daring design from a classic label that one doesn’t …

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Sonata’s Cruel Temptations
Posted by richard | November 23, 2011

Sonata Rapalyte creates undergarments that are so precious some precautions are required.

Before your drooling amour enters your lair, make him agree to some basic ground rules. No ripping, no biting, no animalistic rough-n-tumble. Trim those finger and toenails and — attention biters! — think about having your bicuspids filed down.

These are boudoir fashions to be appreciated, savored and eventually discarded with care. There’s …

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An Aussie Christmas: 12 Days of Undies
Posted by LT Staff | November 22, 2011

Western traditions tend to get a bit screwed up when reinterpreted and repurposed Down Under. Take, for example, this year’s Christmas commercial from the big Aussie underwear label Bonds.

The energetic one-minute take on the holiday chestnut “12 Days of Christmas” finds some novel ways to promote Bond’s skivvies, even if some pieces don’t quite work.

For starters, there’s the vocals by Jack

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