Category : Underwear

When is the Right time to buy a Maternity Bra?

Every mum to be must at some point address the need for a maternity bra. Otherwise known as nursing bras, these bras make it easy to breastfeed – but they serve other purposes as well. Maternity bras come in an array of styles and you need to find the right one for you. Fullness and

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Post Natal Undies – When comfort counts the most

Congratulations on bringing a brand new little one into this world!  Being a new mom is an incredible experience.  After the months of waiting, eating right for the baby, decorating the nursery, and buying more gear than for a trip around the world, you have a wonderful bundle of joy to cuddle and rock to

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The Annual No Pants Subway Ride

January 11th, 2015, was the day of the annual No Pants Subway Ride. This novel event, started for the first time in 2002 with just seven participants in New York City, has grown to incorporate more than sixty cities worldwide. The premise of the event is that transit passengers ride trains without wearing anything but

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Your Guide To Wearing Shapewear In Style

We all want that perfect ’10 on 10’ figure at all times, but sadly, despite the best of efforts, some dresses and clothes don’t fit in. This is precisely where the need for shapewear comes in, and even with the great range of choices available, many women actually shy away from the choice of having

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Looking Back – The Codpiece

It can be funny sometimes to think how styles and trends and the epitome of manliness have changed over the years. When this writer was a little girl, manly men wore white Y-front undies and never went without a white chesty Bonds singlet (at least, that’s what my father wore … and does to this

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G-Strings – The Pros and Cons

G-Strings. Otherwise known as “thongs”, you either love them or hate them. I have to admit, I am a fan – and have been for the last two decades, when I discovered them at the age of nineteen. My mother was confused by this. My grandmother was scandalised. They could never see how it could

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Underwear in Space?

Carrie Fisher famously told the story of how, during the making of the Star Wars movies, director George Lucas convinced her to go commando under her costumes, because, “there is no underwear in space”. So off with the bra and panties! According to what Lucas reportedly told Fisher, in space, when one is weightless, the

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The Joys of Bra Shopping – the Teen Perspective

As a teenager, I have mixed feelings about bras. Most of those feelings are negative. As an example, when the only bra I have left is that one bra which is visible through my shirt. As I walk around, I’m perfectly aware that every single person in my vicinity knows the colour of one half

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An Heroic Campaign from Jockey…

Jockey underwear has a long and illustrious history of providing men with briefs, boxers, singlets, and much more for many decades. They have recently released a global advertising campaign which may well be their cleverest yet… The idea of putting sporting greats in underwear advertising campaigns is nothing new – and Jockey has done so,

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Knickers Snippets…

Acquired from the estate of the late Baron Joseph de Bicske Dobronyi, and auctioned on eBay in 2012, a pair of underwear reputed to have belonged to Queen Elizabeth II sold for US $18,000. Described as a “museum quality collectible”, the panties were mistakenly left onboard a chartered plane in 1968, which was used that

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