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Undressing the past with groundbreaking lingerie exhibition

Lingerie fans with a taste for history and design can explore the interplay between fashion and body image in an inspiring new exhibition at London’s V&A Museum. Around 200 examples of underwear for men and women form the largest museum exhibition of underwear ever to go on display in ‘Undressed; A Brief History of Underwear’. […]

By: Polly on Mon 9th May 2016

Sculpt and shape your body in Speedo’s latest collection!

We all know how tricky it can be finding the right swimwear, and with so much to choose from it’s important to find something that flatters your body and your confidence. Speedo have just launched a range of shaping swimwear, designed to smooth and sculpt your body. Featuring all-over body shaping, tummy control and essential […]

By: Leanne on Fri 6th May 2016

Chic swimwear trends to sizzle in

            Spring well have sprung but the distinct nip lingering stubbornly in the air means lingerie lovers are still pretty much keeping our bodies under wraps. However, with any luck it won’t be long before we are casting those layers aside and hitting the beach. In the meantime, here’s the […]

By: Polly on Wed 4th May 2016

Sweet shades for spring and summer lingerie

Luxurious, spoil-yourself, well-fitting lingerie; whether it’s a basic but beautiful bra and knickers set, or full-on basque and suspenders territory is always stylish so talking about trends in relation to underwear is a funny thing. But there are always surges in popularity for certain styles, and previously we have talked about florals for SS16, brights, […]

By: Polly on Fri 22nd Apr 2016

Game, Set and Match to coordinated lingerie

  The world of high-end, beautiful underwear retail is a fabulous place. It’s full of gorgeous fabrics, sublime styling, sensual models, artistic photography and amazing backdrops. So the reality of lingerie storage and organisation by us normal mortals usually falls well short of the lingerie addict’s dream. Anyone else familiar with the scenario of an […]

By: Polly on Tue 19th Apr 2016

Our lingerie-lover’s guide to feeling fabulous in underwear

Once upon a time a girl could get behind on the laundry or take stock of her underwear drawer, find it wanting and pop out to the nearest supermarket to buy a five pack of knickers. And they were practical and even lovely enough as far as it went. But lingerie long ago broke the […]

By: Polly on Tue 12th Apr 2016

Love to love you baby…in seventies-inspired underwear

Big hair and blue eyeshadow may have been among the more dubious fashion choices of the disco decade, but the sirens of the 70s definitely knew how to work a sexy vibe. And the negligees, baby dolls and kimonos which draped the bodies of the likes of Farrah Fawcett and Pam Greer with so much […]

By: Polly on Tue 12th Apr 2016

Nubian Skin – A Different Kind Of Nude.

Nude lingerie is an essential part of any lingerie collection. Worn for an invisible look nude lingerie goes with just about anything. But nude lingerie becomes tricky  if you’re darker skinned, with most nude underwear coming in a light beige hue that will only work on pale skin tones. In a nutshell, if you’re darker […]

By: Leanne on Mon 4th Apr 2016

Spring Lingerie Collections Are Blooming Beautiful

“Spring is here again…” As Kurt Cobain once sang. And so it is, with lingerie and underwear designers taking the seasonal proliferation of buds and flowers as inspiration for a host of gorgeous florals. Frankly, if the unchecked blossoming of floral underwear collections in the upmarket lingerie world is anything to go by, your knickers […]

By: Polly on Tue 22nd Mar 2016

Thongs for the memories…but we’re moving on.

  They say that less is more, but insight into the latest lingerie trends suggest that for the once-ubiquitous thong, the opposite appears to be true. That quite literally “cheeky” slip of fabric hiding little but the divide between the buttocks; the unassuming nemesis of mere mortals not blessed with perfectly-sculpted buns and golden spray-tans; […]

By: Polly on Sun 28th Feb 2016