I love vintage lingerie. Vintage-inspired, authentic vintage, vintage catalogs…taking a past look at women's undergarments is interesting not only from a fashion perspective, but also from a social or cultural one.
Two hours ago, I asked myself, "Shouldn't I be using Google Incognito?" I had been doing research for this article, and though I'm on my own computer, in my own home, I could imagine some future situation in which a search history of "sexy men's jockstraps japan" might land me in awkward waters.
New trade regulations in Belarus, Russia, and Kazakstan threaten to subject women there to the cruel and dehumanizing indignity of ugly underwear. And no one is taking it lying down.
Talking to a saleswoman about your underwear is often a bit awkward, but it could be much worse. To replicate the Saudi Arabian bra-buying experience, you'd have to find a middle-aged male Victoria's Secret salesman and ask him to guess your bra size and describe the fit of a lacy panty. For years, women in the…
Not that you can be one. You can't. In the words of one writer, "There is no democracy in angel land."
Call me old-fashioned, but I've always believed a certain degree of discretion — or, really, confidentiality — should prevail in professions like gynecology, drugstore clerking and bikini waxing. And now I'm thinking this should extend to bra-fitting.
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!
Insert some joke about how mom always said to wear clean underwear in case of an accident... These seat covers were a promotion by an Amsterdam lingerie store; they should stay clean for at least one commando ride.
We wish we could say we believed this line of "Sexy Little Things" (found in "Sleep and Lounge") had anything to do with Halloween. Click to enlarge for the full experience. Assuming you'd even want that.
"The manual is a codex of denial, submission, ignorance, boredom, tiredness, exasperation and triviality so far as sexuality is concerned for women—there is no hint of pride, or of enjoyment." It's a vintage medical hard sell!
The kind of lingerie a guy likes to buy for a woman and the kind of underwear a woman likes to buy for herself are totally different: