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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In case you hadn’t heard, ombré is outré, over and done with, put a fork in it.

Last year’s favorite celebrity hair trend — the dip-dyed, two-tone look — ombré was a hit with Miley and Demi, Khloe and Mila, Avril and Selena, Jessica and Nicki and every other star with locks past their earlobes. Rihanna gave it a shot, so did SJP and …

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VPL Celebrates Its Inner Ballerina
Posted by richard | June 10, 2014

The artistic collaboration between New York brand VPL and photographer Dane Shitagi feels like it was meant to be.

VPL is the renowned pioneer behind the underwear-as-outerwear movement, and recently reinvented itself as a high-fashion activewear label. Its name stands for “visible panty line”.

Shitagi is the Manhattan photographer behind the stunningly creative Ballerina Project, a growing portfolio of dance imagery that has …

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Eveden Brings the Heat to Brazil
Posted by Lingerie Talk | June 9, 2014

All eyes will be on Brazil this week — and for the next two years, thanks to the back-to-back sports extravaganzas that are the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

So get ready for endless stories about planning boondoggles, cost overruns, security nightmares and the suffocating summer heat, mixed in with athletic performances that will have the world glued to its collective …

Do ‘Bossy’ Panties Empower Women?
Posted by richard | June 4, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg‘s campaign against the word ‘bossy’ to describe confident women was primarily meant to benefit young girls.

That’s why the Facebook CEO partnered with the Girl Scouts and enlisted celebrity support from Michelle Obama, Beyoncé and others for her #banbossy project, which promotes a positive image of assertiveness and leadership in girls and women.

But when a lingerie company gets on …

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