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

Plus-Size Swim Calendar Making Waves
Posted by richard | June 3, 2014
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A swimsuit calendar featuring full-figured models is making a big splash with a cover image that shows a curvier alternative to the 2014 Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition.

It features plus-size model Robyn Lawley and three others in a pose that mimics the 50th anniversary SI calendar, which showed the backsides of three supermodels wearing barely-there thongs.

The calendar called ‘Sexy At Every Curve’ was …

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Today is Rihanna‘s day. Hell, it might be Rihanna’s century.

The singer-model will be in New York tonight to receive the Fashion Icon award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, an honor bestowed upon people who change the fashion landscape without actually sewing clothes. It’s usually a career-capping recognition for a megawatt celebrity, in recent years going to Johnny Depp

This Ain’t Your Momma’s Lingerie Party
Posted by richard | May 30, 2014
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Home lingerie parties have been around for at least a couple of decades, kind of like Tupperware sales but with a lot more embarrassed laughter.

The template is a familiar one: a captive audience of girlfriends, fueled by cocktails and gossip, gets to try on some naughty private-label boudoir fashions, share a few indiscretions and commiserate about each other’s shopping agonies. Everyone leaves with an …

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An American underwear company is urging its customers to leave their skivvies at home and “go commando” — even at the gym.

Why? Because they think they’ve come up with something better.

Dear Kate, a fashion-function hybrid label that produces leak- and stain-resistant briefs, has engineered a new type of women’s yoga pant meant to be worn commando-style. In fact, they say the revolutionary …

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