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‘The Initiate': It’s OK In A Three-Way
Posted by richard | February 9, 2012

You didn’t really think Agent Provocateur was getting … ahem … soft, did you?

The naughty UK lingerie brand is nothing if not the cheekiest label in the business, and the new film promoting their Spring 2012 collection adds to that reputation.

Called ‘The Initiate‘, the erotically charged video runs less than two minutes but it’s full of teasing possibilities.

It features …

The Lisbon sisters were born to be memorialized.

Nearly 20 years after their appearance in the Jeffrey Eugenides novel The Virgin Suicides, and a dozen years after the cult film of the same name, the five youthful heroines continue to have an almost hypnotic effect on young girls everywhere.

Parents (like me) of teen girls were deeply troubled by that movie, not because it …

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VPL’s Invisible Revolution
Posted by richard | February 8, 2012

When the cool New York label VPL debuted almost a decade ago, the concept of lingerie as outerwear was still something more suited to fashion runways than city streets. Today, that trend is part of the style mainstream and VPL deserves no small part of the credit for pushing it there.

Over the past few seasons, designer Victoria Bartlett has solidified VPL‘s position at …

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Garter Belts: A Final, Seductive Touch
Posted by Melmira Boutique | February 7, 2012

Garter belts are often dismissed as unnecessary, or relegated to the boudoir. While adding spice to a special Valentine’s Day outfit, a garter belt (or ‘suspender’) can also be a practical, elegant addition to your wardrobe.

Women reach for cozy tights during fall and winter, but in spring and summer, pantyhose can feel like an uncomfortable prison! A garter belt and stockings is a practical …

The most talked-about new lingerie collection of 2012 didn’t come from a precocious design school grad or a wannabe Gaga stylist, though there’s plenty of both around these days.

It’s the new Victoria’s Secret Designer Collection, which caught consumers and the industry itself by surprise with its sudden appearance in late January — when the powerhouse retailer is usually busy boggling our minds with …

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