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A Gentleman's Guide To Knickers

It doesn’t matter how old a man – or boy – is, from the most awkward teenager to the most urbane, confident mature gentleman. One thing unites most males – knickers. In particular the feeling of excitement that even just the mention of the word ‘knickers’ evokes. Sure, bras are exciting too and obviously hold our attention throughout our adult life, they get all the plaudits as the beacons of titillation. But it is the underrated knicker that really gets our attention. Bras have to be ‘worked out’. They have a (not really very) arcane and magical sizing system designed to befuddle us. Bras are not a man’s best friend. They confuse us. But knickers are a thing of simple...

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A Man’s Guide to Buying (Festive) Lingerie

A while back you may remember that I shared my learned knowledge of lingerie to help any men out there who didn’t know their teddies from their camisoles or their pasties from their tap pants. This was not done to prove how much more enlightened I was than any men reading, but to share some of my luck of being married to a lingerie designer and impart the wisdom that I had picked up along the way. So treat this as a sequel. Now you know the main characters we can put your newfound knowledge to work at a very crucial gift buying (and receiving!) time – Christmas. Giving lingerie at Christmas always seems like a great idea. Not only...

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A Man's Guide To Buying Lingerie

So I married a lingerie designer! Where the 14 year old me would be disgusted at how blasé I’ve become about the fact that most of the rooms in my house are filled with silk bras and knickers, the very fact of me sharing the house with a designer has given me some vital knowhow when it comes to lingerie. And, more importantly, how not to look like an idiot when faced with that most daunting of tasks – buying underwear. There are few things more intimidating for a man than entering a lingerie shop. So many styles, so many sizes, some stuff you won’t even recognise. Luckily, thanks to my accidental immersion into this mysterious world, I am now...

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5 Pieces Of Lingerie Every Woman Should Own

We are pleased to announace we have our first guest post by Ally Teal from lingerie blog Guilty Pleasures. Ally is a   fashion lover and a lingerie passionate. She loves to travel   and discover new lingerie brands from all over the world. She shares her personal insight on the amazing world of lingerie at Guilty-Pleasures.org, a blog about lingerie we all covet. Her work is meant to reflect her strong belief that lingerie is about expressing oneself and embracing our pleasures with total confidence in who we are. Hope you enjoy her post! x As time passes by, the world as we know it changes. Values change, desires arise, needs grow. But there is one thing that remains the...

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