Category : Lingerie

Underwear and Good Health

For optimum health, men and women should both opt for cotton underwear. Cotton is breathable, comfortable, and absorbs moisture – thus reducing bacteria growth. Still love the satin, lace or polyester briefs? Satin and lace undies are so pretty – yet they aren’t so good for you. Think of them as you would sweets –

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Weird and Shocking Undies Snippets…

Technological advances apply to underwear too! DEOEST, a Japanese manufacturer, proudly brings the latest innovative underwear invention, marketed as perfect for any man suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or following a high protein diet. Presenting the DEOEST deodorising boxer brief: engineered from textile fibres with ceramic nano particles and ions incorporated into the weave, it’s

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A Historical Look at Hosiery – Part 2

Continuing our historical look at hosiery … did you know? In the year 1609, William Lee traveled to France, seeking subsidies and a monopoly patent on his knitting machine from French King Henry IV. It was not granted, and Lee died penniless in Paris. Even by 1696, stocking frames had to be smuggled out of

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The Humble Bra – Part 3

In the 1950s, in a post-war society, women wanted glamour – and lots of it. After years of deprivation due to World War II, fashionable women emulated Hollywood stars who wore uplifting bras that seemed to achieve the impossible. Berlei, Triumph and Maidenform were big players in the manufacture and sale of quality bras that

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The Humble Bra – Part Two

In 1889, Herminie Cadolle, a French corsetiere, invented what we think of as the first modern bra. Called the “corset-gorge”, it was a two piece garment which consisted of a corset for the bust, and a lower corset for the waist. She described it as “designed to sustain the bosom and supported by the shoulders”.

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The Humble Bra – Part One

The bra, like other garments, has a long, long history, dating back as far as at least 2700BC when the Greeks had the concept to restrain a woman’s breasts. Wall art from the time depicts women wearing outer garments which laced and seemed to partially restrain, and partially push up and expose the breasts. In

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The Starring Role of Underwear in the Cinema

There are almost countless cinematic scenes in which underwear takes a starring role – and not just recent films, either. In the very early days of Hollywood, before the censors went berserk, things were surprisingly risqué … but even after the conservative viewpoint won out, lingerie and underwear has made regular appearances on the big

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Where Have All The Petticoats Gone?

Like other undergarments, petticoats have a long and illustrious history, the story of which we will embark on another time. But the question for today remains: where have all the petticoats gone?  A petticoat goes by many other names: chemise, slip, camisole if covering only waist up, half-slip if just covering the waist down. True

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Hot in Rio!

Here at Undiewarehouse, we are excited to announce a brand new line to our enormous range of merchandise: Hot in Rio Brazilian Lingerie. Brazil, in South America, is associated with passion, colour, fun, an easy-going nature and a focus on beauty, sexiness and pleasure. Devised and designed by native Brazilian woman, Camila Moraes, who is

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