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Writing About Lingerie Doesn't Mean I Want to Hear Your Sexual Fantasies

Today I’m addressing something many lingerie bloggers face every day: unwanted and unsolicited sexual messages from male readers. For some reason, complete strangers think that—just because a woman wears, writes about, or reviews lingerie—she has an interest in hearing about someone’s sexual fantasies. Usually, it’s not an issue for me. One of the great perks […]

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Lonely Lingerie Ageless Ad Campaign: A Senior's View

I’m having a hard time articulating my thoughts about the Lonely Lingerie campaign featuring 56-year-old model, Mercy Brewer.  No one wants the intimate apparel industry to pay more attention to older women more than this 60-year-old lingerie lover. I’ve written about these frustrations and even stripped down for a lingerie photoshoot last year to underscore […]

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bra power

Bra Power: Liberating, Motivating, and Inspiring

On the heels of International Women’s Day and #DayWithoutAWoman, I want to give a shout out to the much-maligned bra. Contrary to popular belief, women in the United States didn’t burn their bras at any public protest or demonstration. We’ve come a long way since the invention of the first modern bra, too. Back in those days, we […]

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Boob Haiku: Breast Inspired Poetry

In keeping my promise to change things up on the blog this year, today’s post is an homage to the poetry of breasts. What, you’re probably thinking, is boob Haiku?  If you’re not familiar with this poetry genre, here’s a quick refresher.  My inspiration for this post came from attending a recent writing retreat in […]

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body positive

"Body Positive:" Still Most Popular Fake Buzzword in Lingerie Industry

Over the past year, we’ve seen one body positive headline after another. The most notable was a viral photoshoot with Lena Dunham and Jemima Kirke for Lonely Lingerie. It showcased the two stars in a series of un-photoshopped images. Another from the new Curvy Kate Scantilly line featured a group of non-traditional models, from women […]

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