Author archives: blush

The Convertible Bra: Two Straps, So Many Possibilities!

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Ah, the multi-way strap bra. This bra is seriously the most underrated piece in a woman's top drawer. We all whip it out every now and again when we are wearing something strapless, but this hardworking bra can really be taken advantage of much more often. Admittedly, the multi-way strap thing does need a little figuring out. The Pretty Little Bras longline [...]

Retro Lingerie 101

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Lingerie is a costume. While functional, it is also playful and whimsical. Lingerie allows you to dress up your mood or step into a persona that you have always wanted to embody. Intrinsically hidden, this little game of dress-up doesn’t even have to be for anybody but yourself (or you can show it off – that’s fun, too)! Costumes can take us on a journey [...]

Wedding Season: Lingerie for every occasion, from bachelorette to honeymoon

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One of the many things we love about lingerie: it’s like a power-suit that fits underneath your clothes. Or instead of clothes. Wedding season is on its way, and with so many special events coming up, the right lingerie-power-suit will leave you feeling like a million bucks. From practical to seductive, we’ve compiled the ultimate when-what-why list of linge[...]

Empowered is the new beautiful

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Beauty standards can be damaging, and women face every single day with expectations on their looks, their bodies, and their fitness. We’ve seen it all: celebrities getting shamed online for putting on weight, women getting asked about their designer dresses while their male counterparts get asked about their work, passing comments from strangers on one’s app[...]

How to Rekindle Romance After you Have a Kid

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It’s pretty common for both parents of very small children to feel like less than their sexiest selves. Ironically, the very activity that made you into a parent can become awkward or even uninteresting after little ones come along. This can be particularly true if you are caring for two or more very small children at the same time. Being puked on, changi[...]

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Corsets

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We have all kinds of associations with corsets: the cinched-up Victorian lady, the pop diva, the Cinderella princess… Each has its place. But none of these have to do with why we are crushing so hard on corsetry, and why corsets are particularly hot in fashionable circles this spring. Sure, you can play princess and pair your corset with the floofiest of [...]

Let’s Just Cuddle: Getting Cozy is the New Sexy

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How often do you cuddle? Maybe you curl up with your special friend to watch TV. Or you have regular cuddle puddles with your kids. But how many of you have a cuddle friend… an adult friend with whom you curl up simply for the joy of getting cozy? Easy to say if you’re in a couple. You probably cuddle all the time (at least, we hope so!). But what if y[...]

How to Wear Bridal Lingerie Like a Queen

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So what is the deal with bridal lingerie? There are a million details to planning any wedding. Organizing even a tiny ceremony can be immensely complex. As a bride, you may find yourself worrying more about others and their needs than how you are going to experience your big day. Maybe your mother, your dressmaker, or bridal magazines have told you that [...]

Nurturing a Lingerie Addiction — Blush Interviews Cora Harrington

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Cora Harrington is very popular in the lingerie industry. As the founder and ediatrix of The Lingerie Addict, she writes about all things frilly and intimate. Cora's in-depth coverage of the lingerie industry goes well beyond product reviews; she blogs knowledgeably about how to find the right fit, what's happening in the industry, lingerie culture and beyon[...]

Five Ways to Boost Your Libido (and Have the Sexiest Spring Ever)

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For many of us it’s been a long, cold winter… one that involved a lot of cozy TV watching and outdoor activity avoidance. When winter nights get long and motivation starts to slip in favor of hibernation, it’s normal to feel a little less libidinous. Of course we can’t speak for all of you. We’re sure some of you had the sexiest winter ever. You’re five s[...]