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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 …

It’s Bar vs. Bar This Spring
Posted by richard | February 6, 2012

Well, this is a bit awkward.

Supermodel Bar Refaeli will launch her own intimates label this month, hot on the heels of her new signature collection for French brand Passionata.

As the photos above show, this may cause some confusion for women trying to decide what is the best lingerie to wear while playing tennis. From a style point of view, though, there should …

So Much To Love in Fleur’s Latest
Posted by richard | February 1, 2012

The just-in-time-for-Valentines-Day Love collection from Fleur of England offers another example of what this label does best: re-imagines classic lingerie looks and colors in a way that makes them seem fresh, modern and exciting.

Almost every lingerie label on the planet is turning out pink and red styles at this time of year, but you’d have a hard time finding a set that is more …

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