Author archives: blush

Panties in a bunch or Knickers in a twist? Underwear Semantics Under the Microscope

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We recently posted a question on twitter. “Do you prefer to call them undergarments or intimates? Underwear or lingerie? What do you call them? What does your lover call them?” We didn’t get a lot of responses, but one Rebecca Robinson gave us a loud and clear response: “Anything but panties!” We were surprised. When we asked “Why?” she responded “Perha[...]

Booty Battleground: Got that Boom Boom?

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 " 'Cause I got that boom boom that all the boys chase And all the right junk in all the right places..." Meghan Trainor is a pop star who admits she never thought she would make it because she didn't have the celebrity body. Here, she says it loud and clear:  "...I'm bringing booty back!" Trainor's song 'All About That Bass' tells women everywhere to e[...]

Eyebrow Shaping Rehab with Lisa Sim

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As a makeup artist, Lisa Sim is convinced that eyebrow grooming offers the greatest improvement for the least intervention. "I like to think of myself as a brow rehab therapist," she says. "Many women really don't know how to do their eyebrows, and after they leave my chair, I see more confidence, straighter shoulders. When done right, eyebrow shaping can[...]

Blush LOVE NOTES: A new way to communicate online

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Sensitive. Modern. Poetic. Grateful. Emotional. Thankful. LOVE NOTES is the perfect way to show you care! LOVE NOTES is a new online tool aimed at helping everyone everywhere send sweet notes to their lovers, friends and family as a cute stylized message through email (privately) or social media (publicly).  The idea is to revolutionize romanticism one[...]

Model Luma Grothe, the Brazilian Bombshell

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Funny, flirty, stunning, she's the Brazilian bombshell model that's making waves in fashion across South America, Europe and the US. She's easy to talk to, knows what she loves, gives her fans a lot of love through social media and by responding to requests for interviews (did we mention how charming she was when she told us she would answer our questions?) [...]

The Stockings Project Photo Book for Breast Cancer by Anthony Turano

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Photographer Anthony Turano began working on a photography art project last February 2013 to raise money for cancer. He was inspired by the many friends and family close to him touched by the disease. In an ironic twist of fate, he was diagnosed with stage 1 cancer in his right kidney only weeks before the first shoot, putting everything on hold. After su[...]

Blush Autumn 2014 Mood Board: An Ode to the Art of Anticipation

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Blush Autumn 2014 Mood Board: An Ode to the Art of Anticipation If you believe that enjoying the journey is as important as reaching your destination, then you'll embrace our ode to the Art of Anticipation this autumn, a poetic collection that begins with a flirty batting of the eyelashes, sustains lavish sensual delight during the evening seduction and c[...]

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[...]

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 [...]