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Chrissy Touched Us All
Posted by richard | April 22, 2013

If ever there was a pop song guaranteed to send parents and school principals scrambling to turn off the radio or pull the DJ’s plug, it was The Divinyls‘ “I Touch Myself (When I Think About You)“.

Sexy, unsubtle and downright subversive, …

Chanel Iman’s Bold Rebound
Posted by richard | April 15, 2013

Amid all the commotion about the Victoria’s Secret Angels in recent weeks, one name was curiously ignored: Chanel Iman.

The lingerie retailer’s baffling brinksmanship over Miranda Kerr‘s contract and its appointment of new Angel Karlie Kloss (the first in two years) grabbed a …


Many of us rarely stop to consider where our purchases come from, let alone how they have come to be.
When it comes to intimate apparel, the who, what, where and how questions are of crucial importance.

Quality of fabric and design can vary on …

Canadian Courage, Scottish Pride
Posted by richard | April 9, 2013

Forget about that Thomas Wolfe quote: you can go home again — and come back renewed.

That’s what Canadian designer Carrie Russell discovered when she returned to her ancestral homeland of Scotland last fall, looking to reconnect with her family and find inspiration for her …

Miel’s Formula: Keep It Simple, Sisters
Posted by richard | April 3, 2013

Young entrepreneurs hoping to find a niche in the lingerie market should borrow a page from the business plan of Miel.

The five-year-old Montreal label has built a devoted customer base by following that old business school adage: do one thing, and do it …

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