The Full Dita
Posted by richard | July 1, 2014

If there’s such a thing as a rockstar in the lingerie industy, it’s Dita Von Teese. And if there’s an equivalent to a hit record, it’s the burlesque legend’s line of glamorous retro undergarment styles.

Dita’s two-year-old label Von Follies and its successor Dita Von Teese Lingerie seem to be everywhere these days — on celebrities, in magazines, on catwalks and in a …


When Zaha Hadid‘s winning design for the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar (below) was unveiled last fall, it was met with outrage, approval and a lot of amusement.

Although the legendary architect said the stadium’s curvy folds were inspired by the sails of an Arab fishing boat, most people thought it looked like the world’s biggest vulva.…


It’s called the celebrity bump — the surge in sales and attention that inevitably follows when your work is endorsed, deliberately or accidentally, by an A-list star.

It’s coveted by everyone from artists to restaurant owners to video directors, and in fashion the careers of indie designers and couture houses can rise and fall sharply based on their celebrity affiliations.

No one appreciates this more …

The Last Word in Exclusive Luxury?
Posted by Lingerie Talk | June 13, 2014

Wish there was some way to make your high-priced special-occasion lingerie just a little more … special?

Well, La Perla has just the thing for customers looking for one-of-a-kind luxury.

The Italian lingerie house is introducing a revamped bespoke service this fall called La Perla Made To Measure that promises to be the last word (for now) in exclusive undergarments.

Offered in selected flagship …

Ludique Pivots Toward the Future
Posted by richard | June 12, 2014

Everywhere I look these days I see the same thing: straps, harnesses, hardware and a precious few filaments of fabric in between.

It’s the faux fetish trend, and it’s the most exciting new(ish) direction in lingerie today. It’s a daring approach to erotic empowerment and personal packaging that has been evolving for nearly a decade, driven by some well-known (mostly British) innovators, pop culture touchstones …

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