© Gustavo Villar
Just when it seems we’ve got the gender equality thing sorted out, along comes Valentine’s Day to screw the whole thing up and undo about 100 years of social progress.
Valentine’s Day is our most conflicted annual occasion, a market-driven stew of angst and disappointed expectations. It’s also our most sexist holiday. (more…)
Heart-themed lingerie is not for everyone and not for every occasion. On Valentine’s Day, however, cupid lovers get a free pass when it comes to indulging in this most ubiquitous graphic cliché.
Most heart-print fashion tends to be either juvenile or trashy and it’s often found in racy erotic costumes. Some lingerie and fashion brands, though, use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to find cute and creative new ways to recycle heart imagery.
If you’re looking for a gift item that unambiguously screams romance, here’s a selection of some of the nicer (and most provocative) heart-themed pieces in the market today. (more…)
It was a story that seemed implausible the moment you first heard it: a major international lingerie brand was selling a new bra-and-panty set that was supposedly inspired by and named for Michelle Obama.
We’ve been dying to see the results of last fall’s out-of-this-world collab between fashion gadfly Nick Knight and a dozen top models who visited his SHOW Studio between rehearsals for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in London. You might remember that the photo sessions were live-streamed for several days in a row, and promised to offer Knight’s interpretation of “modern-day pin-ups”.