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©Allison Specketer, Posture Mag

Fashion brands that get their start in the gay community often face a familiar challenge: how to broaden their appeal in the mainstream marketplace without alienating, or even antagonizing, their loyal LGBT fanbase.

When it involves a gay-friendly underwear brand, the stakes are higher. Sexuality and gender identification are important marketing considerations for a queer undies label, and any attempt to …

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When Laura Dodsworth started taking pictures of women’s breasts for a personal art project two years ago, she wasn’t trying to insert herself into a feminist debate or make a political statement. She was just hoping to understand herself, and her own body, better.

Then people found out about it.

Today, Dodsworth’s project is the subject of Bare Reality, a self-published hardcover …

This Picture Could Save Your Life
Posted by richard | October 3, 2014
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Some women will wince when they see this image, especially those who have endured breast cancer.

Kate Moss‘s renowned champagne-glass breasts resemble nothing like what women are left with after the ravages of chemo and radiation, surgery and reconstruction. And yet here she is, in all her age-defying radiance, pulling down her bra to expose the familiar pink ribbon that signifies the start of …

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Jemilla Robertson is happy taking a slow path to success. In fact, it’s a key part of the business plan for her new lingerie and loungewear label, Fellow Dreamers.

After working for 10 years in the industry for major commercial brands, the UK designer knew there had to be a better — and more meaningful — way to pursue her love of fashion.

The …

The Big Reveal: Lingerie-Inspired Looks Dominate This Year’s Runways
Posted by Lingerie Talk | September 29, 2014
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A word of warning to fashionistas everywhere: you’ll want to carry a cozy wrap with you next spring, because it’s going to be a chilly one.

And we’re not talking about the weather. Next spring’s ready-to-wear collections from leading design labels from New York to Milan feature an unprecedented number of daringly sheer and barely-there ensembles, many of them inspired by the lingerie-as-outerwear trend.

If …

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