Monthly archives:August 2014

Best Underwear for Yoga

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What's the best way to start the morning? Doing yoga in your underwear, of course! Isn't she amazing? Now, for those of us who are still working on mastering the downward dog and warrior pose, yoga in a studio may be a better option. But what to wear? It's fairly easy to find a good workout bra, but the best underwear for yoga question has been left q[...]

Exposed: A History of Lingerie at the FIT Museum

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Exhibit runs from June 3rd - November 15th, 2014 Original text: Fashion Institute of Technology http://www.fitnyc.edu/22187.asp The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology is launching its newest exhibition Exposed: A History of Lingerie, tracing developments in intimate apparel from the 18th century to the present. Featuring over 70 of the most[...]

Unravelling the Mystery of the Kimono

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     “…You cannot call yourself a true Geisha until you can stop a man in his tracks with a single look…”   Most westerners associate the kimono with the mysterious and graceful Japanese Geisha girl. She has given westerners reason to covet the kimono – and with reason. Geisha literally means “artist” and late in the eighteenth centu[...]

Second Skin: The Erotic Art of Lingerie

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Sexier than nudeness is a body suggestively wrapped in satin and lace… Lingerie just got a whole lot sexier inbetween the sheets of this inspiring coffee table book. In Second Skin: the Erotic Art of Lingerie, editor Patrice Farameh explores the question in the mystery of lingerie: “What is the attraction of lingerie for the woman who wears it? When does [...]

Navel Gaze: the Bare Naked Belly Button

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Not to be confused with 'navel gazing' the navel gaze is that which one does when casting one's eyes on the central point on the body, the punctuation between the top and the bottom, the spot in-between. The navel is  an erogenous zone with heightened sensitivity, and long considered very daring and sexy to reveal. Is she an 'innie" or an "outie" ? [...]

Strip Poker: Getting Dressed to Undress

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Ever wondered about the rules for strip poker? Or does the mere thought of it make you blush? If you’re unsure about how to play poker, then this is the wrong place to start. Start by reading poker basics on How Stuff Works or Wiki How to Play Poker Ready now? Now, are you of legal age in your geographic location to play? Okay. First off, a little inspira[...]

Why Do French Women Wear Sexier Panties?

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Why do we still covet French women when it comes to their lingerie? North American women today have plenty of access to sexy lingerie!  Cosmopolitan North American cities are lined with lingerie boutiques and opportunities to buy sexy clothes. ...But many North American women don't go the extra mile to adorn their curves in luxury or lace to feel sexy eve[...]

2014 The Year the Leopard Devoured the Snake

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It may be the year of the snake, but the animal print of the year on the catwalk is leopard! Finding unique and innovative ways to spatter these spots atop the season’s fabrics have left us feeling feline fashion all over. The art of wearing the animal print elegantly is in how you pair it as much as how you wear it. It requires a bold strut, or a stealt[...]