The Binds That Bind

You put your right foot in, you put your left leg through and you shake, shimmy and grunt it all about. No, we're not playing some fucked-up version of The Hokey Pokey; we're simply going through the arduous daily routine of putting on a chest binder. Squeezing our bodies through this tiny, Chinese-finger-trap-like… » 3/18/15 4:10pm 3/18/15 4:10pm

In Defense Of Granny Panties

In all my research and ramblings about foundation garments, I've come to expect that some people will have prejudices against certain items, like corsets or girdles. But it seems that there's no unmentionable more reviled or ridiculed than the humble granny panty. (Just ask Bridget Jones.) » 4/20/11 6:00pm 4/20/11 6:00pm

Your Underwear Is A Window To Your Sexy Soul

In 10 Things I Hate About You, we were told that black underwear means you plan on having sex. A new survey kind of confirms it. Among other sweeping generalizations! » 10/13/10 2:50pm 10/13/10 2:50pm

Underpants. Nuff Said.

When it comes to this Reuters headline, why tamper with perfection? "Men only buy their own underpants when they are hoping to entice a potential partner into a relationship, according to a new survey." [Reuters] » 11/10/09 10:40am 11/10/09 10:40am

Used Underpants: The Last Refuge Of A Scoundrel

Clearly, someone does it: we've all shuddered at the used underpants in thrift stores and thought - who does that? Well, this time, it was Nerve's Meghan Pleticha, who Does It For Science. » 11/02/09 3:20pm 11/02/09 3:20pm

Knickers In A Twist

The celebrated bloomers of Queen Victoria, which came to light earlier this year and whose 50-inch waist proved a surprise to whatever historians monitor royal waistlines, have been added to Kensington Palace's Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. [Independent] » 9/08/09 11:30am 9/08/09 11:30am

At Last! The Cleavage Secrets No One Was Waiting For!

The "secret to Marilyn's curves" (as opposed, we suppose, to genetics) has been revealed in the form of some bra's "three cunning tricks." » 7/15/09 4:20pm 7/15/09 4:20pm

That Looks Comfortable!

"Using luxury fabrics and materials these special jewel-encrusted undergarments explore how beauty and suffering are subtly intertwined." Basically, these "jewels" press a flower-shaped rug rash into one's ass. [RGS] » 5/05/09 12:30pm 5/05/09 12:30pm

"Sexy Syrian Lingerie?" Not That Sexy, Says Blogger

Fascinating response on Muslimah Media Watch to the "Syrian lingerie" media blitz, which, says the author, confuses "sexy" with "sexuality." But...we just want everyone to have nice bras! » 4/28/09 4:40pm 4/28/09 4:40pm