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The Two Sides of Myla
Posted by richard | February 24, 2012

Most women have many facets to their personality, something that can be reflected (and expressed) by your lingerie choices.

Myla, the glamorous UK label from London’s tony Notting Hill district, knows this as well as anyone.

For their new Spring 2012 collection, Myla offers pieces that distinguish between a woman’s fondness for stylish, feminine looks and more assertive designs created with seduction in mind.…

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All Hail the Scottish Queen!
Posted by richard | February 24, 2012

It’s tempting to look for some kind of political statement in Huit‘s eye-catching new Scottish Queen ensemble, but I warn you, you’ll be disappointed.

It’s not (as I had hoped) a salute to Mary Stuart and her woeful house, nor an attempt to stir up controversy ahead of the next Scottish independence vote slated for 2014.

In fact, it would be quite inappropriate for …

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Everything Rhymes With Orange
Posted by richard | February 22, 2012

Orange is a color for artists and extroverts and romantics given to zesty self-expression. That’s why Christo decided to drape Central Park in orange sheets — and not, say, crimson or purple — in the dead of winter. Orange is the palette of crazy people.

It’s also a tricky hue for lingerie garments. In the fall, designers will sometimes present muted autumnal tones that …

420-Friendly Looks from Dimepiece
Posted by richard | February 20, 2012

Dimepiece Designs, the urban streetwear label from California that mixes lingerie styling into many of its pop-art ensembles, is sure to raise a few eyebrows with an ironic, dope-friendly spring collection called The Drug and the Dream.

At least we think the name is ironic — maybe a kind of fashion statement in response to the failure of Prop 19 just over a …

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Fortnight Waves The Flag for Canada
Posted by richard | February 17, 2012

The lingerie industry in Canada has seen its ups and downs over the past few decades but it’s enjoying a resurgence these days, especially when it comes to independent luxury labels.

Want proof? Toronto-based Fortnight Lingerie is actually bragging about being Canadian in a new marketing campaign meant to emphasize their local heritage.

The company’s new behind-the-scenes video (below), called ‘Made In Canada‘, …

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