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Why I Want To Be Buried In Sexy Lingerie

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

When my marriage was running on fumes, my ex-husband would send me to Victoria's Secret with instructions to pick out something to his liking. 'Red,' he would say. Or 'animal print.' Or, finally, in desperation: 'anything you want,' which at that point was nothing that might lead to sex, the sex that was between two people with wildly incompatible desires and personas.

The Big Bra Fit Lie (or Why Size Doesn't Really Matter)

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 11.25.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Sure, women's breasts are constantly changing and moving around on our chests. So it's easy to blame ourselves when a bra doesn't fit right. But let's not forget how bras are made, sized, and sold.

Ampere Puts Women First

Danny Groner | Posted 11.24.2014 | Style
Danny Groner

Now, as they look ahead at the second anniversary of the company, the fashion entrepreneurs are reflecting on some of major lessons they've learned along the way.

Is The Belly The Last Taboo For Women's Bodies?

Constance Caylar | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Constance Caylar

So the perfect woman has to have big boobs, a big butt... but why doesn't she have a big gut? The stomach remains the big taboo of the female body: it can't exist, it has to be as flat as possible, with the waistline perfectly defined and no disgraceful flab.

Beauty Without the Beast

Phu Nguyen | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Phu Nguyen

Making snide comments about skinny women is no different than bullying a woman into believing she's too fat to be attractive. I know we like to support the underdog, but the underdog becomes relative to who's being bullied. This is why I find the term "reverse bullying" redundant.

5 Obstacles to Finding the Perfect Bra

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 10.08.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Every woman wants one: the perfect bra that works under every outfit, looks fabulous on its own, and doesn't cause pain---to our bodies or budgets.

Woman In Lingerie Accused Of Trying To Run Over Cop

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.25.2014 | Crime

Florida police say a woman wearing only lingerie tried to run over an officer who woke her while she slept in her car. No one was injured, but acco...

Britney Spears' New Fashion Line Is Not That Innocent

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.23.2014 | Style

"Lace And Leather" isn't just a Britney Spears song anymore thanks to the singer's new line of lingerie, The Intimate Collection. Spears will cele...

Discovering The Pink Petticoat, Tampa's Lingerie Treasure Trove

Shoptiques | Posted 08.31.2014 | Style
Shoptiques

Girls just want to have fun! Right? Well The Pink Petticoat is just the place to have some fun; it drips feminism.

My Encounter With a Breast Expert Was More Intimate Than I Bargained For

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Her face turned a terrifying shade of pale and, with her hands still tightening the straps of my Wacoal, she began to fall backwards.

The Honeymoon Lingerie That Outlasted My Marriage

Mara Shapshay | Posted 07.14.2014 | Divorce
Mara Shapshay

We got back to our hotel room around 9:30 p.m. and he got into bed and read some of the paper. I reached into my suitcase and grabbed the white baby doll, hid it under my shirt and excitedly ran into the bathroom.

These Unhealthy Mannequins Have Got To Go

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.15.2014 | Style

Another day, another retail controversy. This time, it was the intimate apparel store La Perla that caused somewhat of an outrage, not with their ...

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Moves Across The Pond

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

Put down the wine and get your fish and chips ready, because the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is going across the pond this year. The big show u...

How Much Should You Spend On a Bra?

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 05.11.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

We try on tons of shoes to get a sense of the qualities we prefer. Most of us have favorite brands. Why not treat lingerie the same way?

PANTY PROTEST: Russian Women Fight Lace Lingerie Ban

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist. The ban will outlaw any underw...

Is Naughty Nice on Valentine's Day?

Dana Holmes | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

It depends on who you ask. But when you are scrambling over these next few days to get your Valentine's Day game on, you should think carefully about ...

Curvy Girls Are Sexy, Too (PHOTOS)

Chrystal Bougon | Posted 03.26.2014 | Style
Chrystal Bougon

This is how it's done in 2014. We are beautiful, curvy and sexy and we are not going to hide any more. If you cannot see beauty in these confident, strong women you have a problem, not the other way around.

Curvy Girls Love Sexy Lingerie, Too - These Brands Are Making It Possible

Chrystal Bougon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Style
Chrystal Bougon

I spent hours and hours in December browsing the new Valentine's Day and 2014 lingerie catalogs from most of our major lingerie suppliers and definitely saw some exciting trends for 2014. Some I am very enthused about, some not so much.

Are Gender Stereotypes Good for Business?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Lynda Bekore

Although any kind of profiling or stereotyping might be a dirty word to some, the fact is that one person's "profiling" is just another person's "target marketing."

This New Year Train Your Brain, Not Your Boobs

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Many of us turn to New Year's resolutions to motivate us to improve our health, career, or love life. We think about changing our diet or exercising ...

5 Things Men Should Know About Buying Lingerie

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.10.2013 | Style

We can understand why men might finding lingerie shopping intimidating, from the overwhelmingly girly stores (could Victoria's Secret be any more pink...

Bra Politics

Sally McGraw | Posted 02.04.2014 | Style
Sally McGraw

We've been socially conditioned to expect breasts to be lifted, supported, high, and facing forward. It's also true that style experts and laypeople alike feel free to criticize women whose breasts don't behave in these ways, regardless of figure, size, personal preferences, or circumstances.

What It Was REALLY Like To Get Properly Fitted For A Bra

Robin Hoffman | Posted 02.02.2014 | Fifty
Robin Hoffman

I leave the store boobs and head held high. I'd gotten exactly what I wanted and had never treated myself to. I go home to practice my shimmy for my next underwear first -- a black lace nightgown.

What's the Problem With Sewing Breast Cancer Awareness Into Bras?

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Elisabeth Dale

Are you ready for breast cancer awareness in your bra? If one charitable group has its way, a breast health message will soon be found in every woman's lingerie drawer.

7 Lingerie Stores That Aren't Victoria's Secret

Posted 11.12.2013 | Style

We're all familiar with Victoria's Secret. In fact, you most likely bought your first bra from the lingerie retailer, and it was probably from the Pin...