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AP’s Polarizing ‘Pussy’ Video
Posted by richard | January 30, 2013

The latest video from Agent Provocateur is bound to have a polarizing effect on viewers.

Some will consider the one-joke film, called Valentine’s Night, juvenile and unfunny. But anyone with a taste for crude schoolboy humor — ie., the male half of the population — will think it’s a riot. Pussy jokes are like that.…


Fusion is the driving force behind much of what’s exciting in contemporary design, whether you’re talking about food or furniture, music, art or automobiles.

It’s also an increasingly common buzzword in fashion lingerie, as forward-thinking designers look for new ways to blend modern styles, space-age fabrics and a wide array of artistic influences.

The result is the emergence of hybrid labels that straddle the lines …


February will bring another round of flashbulb-popping fashion weeks in major cities around the world but, as usual, something will be missing: the intimates industry.

Sure, some womenswear labels include lingerie pieces in their seasonal showcases, and others routinely pillage the collections of luxury lingerie brands to accessorize their own runway shows.

But that’s hardly the same thing as giving the lingerie industry the dedicated …

Atsuko Kudo’s Heartfelt ‘Mood’ Collection
Posted by richard | January 24, 2013

We didn’t want to close the books on 2012 without taking some time to savor one of the year’s most accomplished and fully realized collections, the new ‘Restricted Love‘ set from couture latex designer Atsuko Kudo.

Restricted Love‘ was created especially for last fall’s Lingerie London charity runway show to support the 7 Bar Foundation, and marked Kudo’s first …

Victoria’s Secret Going Green
Posted by richard | January 23, 2013

Only two months after being labelled a “toxic villain”, Victoria’s Secret is back on the side of the angels as far as Greenpeace is concerned.

Limited Brands, parent company of both VS and La Senza, yesterday became the latest major international retailer to commit to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign to eliminate hazardous chemicals from clothing manufacturing and textile production.

“Limited Brands recognizes the urgent …

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