• CURVE Makes Changes for 2017 Shows

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceAbove: Nubian Skin at CURVENEWYORK. Photo by Krystal Peto.
    This August Eurovet Americas/CURVE will return to New York and Las Vegas where over 350 intimate apparel and swimwear brands will be presenting their new collections. CURVENEWYORK will take place August 6-8 at the Javits Center, Hall 1B. CURVELASVEGAS will be held August 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
    2017 marks the 10-year anniversary for
  • Retro (Black) Glamour Featuring Bettie Page Lingerie by Playful Promises

    Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Bettie Page Lingerie by Playful Promises. If you’re just looking for the lookbook and fit notes, scroll to the bottom! Josephine Baker. Dorothy Dandridge. Eartha Kitt. Lena Horne. Billie Holiday. Tina Turner. Iman. These women were the faces of glamour in my childhood. Beautiful, iconic women who were not only black, but also massively talented and gorgeous to boot. They were a balm to […]
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  • Dessous London Exhibitors Announced

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice* Lascana * Loveday London * Bluebella * Montelle * Dita Von Teese * Alexandra Miro * Tem M6 * Maison Close * Peach Trail * Kris Soonik * Azaira * Hesper Fox * Hot As Hell *
    This impressive array of established, new and up-and-coming labels revealed today is the current selection for the eagerly anticipated Dessous: London which opens its doors to media and buyers next month.
    Brilliantly situated in a contempora
  • How to Care for Silk Lingerie

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceYou just spent a few hundred dollars on a silk nightgown and now you’re wondering, “How in the world am I going to take care of this?”
    Do you toss the gown in the washer and dryer? Add a bit of bleach? (The answers are no, by the way.)
    The experts at NK iMODE want you to know that caring for their silk creations isn’t hard. They’ve put together a few stress-free tips on How to Care
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  • 5 Hard Truths On What Owning a Lingerie Boutique is REALLY Like

    Sam Conover is the owner of Broad Lingerie, a brick and mortar boutique in Toronto, Canada, that specializes in bras and swimwear for fuller busts. When Sam’s not working she spends her time making art and thinking about vintage plastics. Once upon a time I decided to listen to the little voice in my head that whispered “imagine opening your own lingerie store.” My store is now over a year […]
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  • Pin Me Up: Lingerie that evokes the world of stage and Old-Hollywood (Lesson 6)

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    Photos by Jason Kamimura – Heidi Calvert – Erika Nelly
    When I model, I often feel like the process of collaborating and endorsing a variety of brands tends to overshadow the Artist in me. It is great to be reminded that I have a full background and education in performing arts, except for dancing :)))
    So, when I put on lingerie for me it’s almost like wearing a costume and my imagination can r
  • Introducing Lover’s Lane Sexy Lingerie (And Announcing Their Summer Half-Off Sale!)

    Though it’s not a phrase you hear very often anymore,  a “lovers’ lane” was once a secluded spot used especially for making out. Think of those scenes in movies where there’s a couple in a car on a cliff overlooking a brightly lit city at night. The idea is a mood is set for intimacy and romance because you’re far away from everyone else. Well, Lover’s Lane is bringing that […]
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  • Inspire Psyche Terry Bridal Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“These classic styles from Inspire Psyche Terry not only work for multiple seasons, but also for standard and plus-size shoppers.”
    Wedding bells are ringing! Join us and raise a glass to toast yet another season of beautiful bridal lingerie. Bridal lingerie is a growing sector of the lingerie market and designers everywhere are now creating complete collections to cater to this consumer. Inspire Psyc
  • Luxury Silk Loungewear Review: Olivia Von Halle ‘Coco’ Pajamas

    Note: These pajamas were purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purposes of review. All opinions are my own. In all honesty, silk pajamas were never really something I wanted. It goes without saying I’m a fan of silk: no other fabric quite compares to its flow, sheen and lustre. A good quality silk is the epitome of luxury. Yet to me, silk is incongruous with the act of sleeping. […]
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  • Lingerie Selection Summer Update

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceThis year has been an exciting one for The Lingerie Selection (TLS), as the show has grown exponentially since its launch in 2016. The show’s success, “proves that it is time for a new, revolutionary way for the lingerie market to experience brands and conduct business.” say the TLS organizers.
    The Lingerie Selection was founded by three independent lingerie designers, Maggie Gillette of The Gi
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  • Plus Size Lingerie Review: Ashley Graham for Addition Elle Phenomenon Bra Set

    Note: This lingerie was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. As the bodysuit and lingerie-as-outerwear trends continue to rule the fashion world, one of the hottest looks for 2017 is high neck lingerie. Never one to shy away from trends, I wanted to see how this style worked for a plus size body. I looked no further than Ashley Graham’s lingerie […]
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  • 40 Pieces of Cute, Ethically-Made Lingerie for $99 or Less

    Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Fact: people still handmake every single item of clothing we wear – including lingerie. Whether it’s a luxurious $180 silk bra or a pair of $2.50 cotton panties you wear to work, every single item in your underwear drawer was made by human hands. Budget lingerie is priced so low in part because of the low cost of labor in many countries, but also […]
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  • Lingerie Selection Rack Shack Pop Up Wraps Up

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceA successful Lingerie Pop Up or Trunk Show is built on great pre-planning, outreach and beautiful intimate apparel (of course!)
    The Lingerie Selection’s Pop Up at the Rack Shack in Brooklyn, New York tied all three ideas together to bring customers a day of silk, lace and champagne last week.
    For three hours, over 20 customers came through the Rack Shack’s doors to see collections from the Giving Bri
  • A Thing of Beauty Lingerie Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“…this collection celebrates the removal from reality into a magical evening, whether by fairy magic or exquisite lingerie.” – Helena Smith.
    A Thing of Beauty Lingerie (ATOB) launches their indulgent Midsummer Night’s Dream themed collection on June 21, 2017, via their online store athingofbeautylingerie.com.
    Like the piece of theatre that inspires it, this collection celebrates th
  • You Are What You Buy: The Moral Paradox of Ethical Lingerie

    Jeanna Kadlec is the owner of Bluestockings Boutique, the first-ever lingerie boutique geared to the LGBTQIA+ community. She lives in Brooklyn. When I first opened my store, Bluestockings, in April 2015, I wanted to exclusively stock brands that shared my commitment to ethical manufacturing. In my research, I learned the reason so many companies moved their manufacturing from the United States and Europe to Southeast Asia, China, Morocco and Latin […]
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  • Packaging Design Advice

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceNearly Nude Book Box with Window and Magnetic Closure Designed and rendered by Intimatology.
    “Packaging is more than just a box, it is part of the experience.” – Intimatology.
    If you don’t believe Packaging is important to your lingerie business’ bottom line, consider this: Retail customers mull over an item an average of two seconds before moving on.
    “If your product doesn&rs
  • EVA Lingerie / Loungewear Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“The new EVA collection has been created for the confident, sensuous and fashion focused woman, who loves lingerie.”
    Eva means “Life”.
    It’s the perfect name for a luxurious designer-led collection of lingerie and loungewear that aims at being a natural part of a woman’s well-being from morning to night.The EVA collection is made with fine fabrics, opulent embroidery and delica
  • Hopeless Lingerie for All Sizes: A Custom Plus Size Lingerie Review

    Disclosure: These products were purchased for me by The Lingerie Addict. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Since writing for The Lingerie Addict, I’ve frequently mentioned my annoyance with the lack of aesthetic variation in plus size lingerie. The selection of trendy or unique off-the-rack pieces is slowly improving from major brands like Torrid and Cacique, but not as quickly as I (or others) would like. In […]
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  • Deakin and Blue Fitness Swimwear Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceBritish-born swimwear brand Deakin and Blue is announced the launch of their debut fitness swimwear collection – designed to offer women confidence, support and style.Showcasing a compact collection of one and two pieces that focus on the female body shape, for women with up to HH cup, Deakin and Blue aims to give women confidence and comfort in beautiful kit designed for a swim.Founded by Cambridge gradua
  • Lingerie Wishlist: Kiss Me Deadly Rose Noir Mucha Latex Gown

    Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. The Lingerie Addict’s love affair with Kiss Me Deadly is no secret. They’ve been one of my favorite lingerie brands since the earliest days of the Vargas Dress, and I’ve had the pleasure of wearing their amazing lingerie and swimwear in a number of photoshoots for this blog, including my most recent NYC lingerie editorial. What I love most about Kiss Me Deadly is […]
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  • Picking Bridal Lingerie Advice

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceAbove: La Perla.
    Liz Brighton, owner of Odette Lingerie wants brides-to-be to know that picking the right bridal lingerie can be just as important as picking the right dress!
    “Wearing the right bridal lingerie will give you the structure and support, to take on your most special day with confidence,” says Liz. “From bras to bustiers, shapewear to stockings, we take a look at this seasons bridal
  • Picking Bridal Lingerie

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceLiz Brighton, owner of Odette Lingerie wants brides-to-be to know that picking the right bridal lingerie can be just as important as picking the right dress!
    “Wearing the right bridal lingerie will give you the structure and support, to take on your most special day with confidence,” says Liz. “From bras to bustiers, shapewear to stockings, we take a look at this seasons bridal lingerie options
  • Amoena Bridal Lingerie

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceThe creative team at Amoena sent us a few images and details from their new range of off-white lingerie that’s perfect for Bridal.
    “The new pieces combine the essence of femininity with the latest fashion trends,” says the company. “Our range of bridal inspired lingerie has been designed to accentuate a woman’s natural shape.”The two styles showcased in this story are Amoena&r
  • Designer Spotlight: April Spring, FOXERS

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“Everyone loves showing you their underwear when you’re in this business.” – April Spring.
    Whether it’s on vacation in the Grand Cayman Islands or out on the town in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, April Spring, founder and head designer of FOXERS, can’t shake happy customers wearing her unique underwear design. “Everyone loves showing you their underwear when you&rsqu
  • What Katie Did Blogger Lock-In

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceVintage lingerie brand, What Katie Did hosted a Lock-In at their London Boutique on Portobello Road on Thursday 25th May for a preview of their new Emily lingerie. The event was sponsored by Pinkster Gin, and guests sipped delicious raspberry gin and tonics and ate macaroons as they tried on beautiful vintage inspired designs.
    Attending the event were models including Miss Deadly Red, Sam Elson (better known as
  • Hidden Beneath Collection 3

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceHidden Beneath Underwear’s third collection, named collection 3, is an evolution of the ever popular fishnet bralettes.Keeping with the brand’s aesthetic the collection, consisting of eight sets is minimal and unfussy with a slight street wear influence.“Some experiments with shapes have started to occur and can mainly be seen with the briefs with the introduction of a high waisted and skin ope
  • Underfashion Club Announces Lingerie Market Week Calendar

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice “Dates set for remainder of 2017, 2018, and 2019.”
    The Underfashion Club is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization established to provide Intimate Apparel Industry leaders with a forum to exchange information and ideas, and support the Intimate Apparel market as a vital aspect of the fashion industry through its ongoing commitment to support the education of new talent.The Underfashion
  • Uwila Warrior Joins Lingerie Selection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceWith undulating laces, bold colors and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish appliqués, Uwila Warrior is poised to make an impression on buyers at this summer’s Lingerie Selection.
    The new brand recently signed on to the trade event slated for August 8 – 9, 2017 at Daylight Studios in New York City (450 West 31st Street, 8th Floor).Photos in this story via Uwila Warrior’s Facebook page.
    Founder Lis
  • Sheergilt Fall 2017

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceFor Fall 2017 Sheergilt, has created a modern lingerie wardrobe in a palette of black and nude as we have been seeing in RTW. All pieces in the collection are designed to mix and match with similar fabrics and colors carried throughout.
    “Our fabrics include tonal embroideries and lightweight laces. Sheer layers create geometry combined with delicate lace trim,” said the brand’s co-founder Genev
  • Curvy Couture Dream Lift Push Up Bra

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“The beauty of this bra is in its sensuous simplicity and delightful versatility, everything we dream of in the perfect daily foundation piece.”
    Renowned for catering to the everyday lingerie needs of women without being dangerously utilitarian, Curvy Couture never fails to bring a daily sexy piece to the forefront to add to its already stunning essential collections.
    And because it is a brand that i
  • CURVELASVEGAS Summer Update

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    Above: Triumph Lingerie at CURVENEWYORK. Photos by Krystal Peto.
    It’s that time of year again! Time to start planning your visit to Sin City to see the latest from intimate apparel and swimwear brands at CURVELASVEGAS.
    The three-day trade event takes place within PROJECT WOMENS at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from Monday, August 14 – Wednesday, August 16, 2017.
    Returning to the same space as t
  • Tallulah Love Tames the Seas

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceInspired by the strong, cool colours of a wild winter coastal sky, laced with warm pink undertones, Tallulah Love’s new Autumn/Winter collection contains lustrous Seaglass, soft Hidden Pearls and the striking Aphrodite.
    The power of the Greek goddess, Aphrodite, is unmistakable in our newest range. Based on the popular Memoirs’ range, this collection of smoky blue satin and lace includes an uplifting
  • Amoralle Sleeping Beauty Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“We believe every woman deserves to wear a crown and a floor sweeping nightgown turning everything that she touches into femininity, magic and gold.”
    For FW17, Amoralle wants to bring everyone who wears their prices into a fairy tale. Their Sleeping Beauty collection is dominated by delicate silk, airy chiffon, tulle and soft velvet in the combination with exquisite lace, delicate bows and feather tr
  • Parfait Blog: Lingerie and Life

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“You have to focus on content that evokes emotion and peeks their interest.” Kristoffer John Cardona, Parfait.
    If you own a business, chances are you have a blog established for it. It’s no secret that blogging is the best place to share exciting company news and new products, and to help drive traffic to your website. But what if your blog went beyond that?“The majority of the industry h
  • Luna Mae London Bespoke Campaign

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceToday, we’re taking a quick look at this year’s luxurious Luna Mae London Bespoke Campaign. The brand showcases the very best of their exclusive Bespoke Services.The collection is designed for every woman wanting to experience a unique made-to-measure lingerie experience offering the finest artisan quality handcrafted in England. Pieces feature hand-corded Chantilly lace, sumptuous bespoke Italian ma
  • Pin Me Up : The Etched Woman (Lesson 5)

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    The story
    The story behind full bust lingerie brand “ Etched Lingerie “ is one that I could relate to right away.Founded in New York City by Ellana Krechmaras, Etched was a passion project that began in 2011. For five years Ellana worked with a team of industry experts, skilled pattern makers and seamstresses to design her dream bra. A bra that would make the fuller bust woman feel, beautiful, suppo
  • Bedroom Behavior Lingerie Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceAbove: Bedroom Behavior High Life Bikini Top and G-string.
    “Bedroom Behavior is a fun, bright, in-your-face lingerie collection. We are all about embracing your body and your curves.” – Ashley Golden.
    If you’re a lingerie fanatic and need a jolt of energy and color in your wardrobe, you need to discover the NYC-based intimates and accessories brand, Bedroom Behavior. Created by Ashley Gol
  • Kriss Soonik Caribbean Dreaming SS17

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    ”Our SS17 campaign “Caribbean Dreaming” is all about the small joys in life.” – Kriss SoonikThe lush greenery and blue skies of the Caribbean are on everyone’s minds when work grinds away at the soul or when winter holds fast. Even when the season is right, most of us (especially here in the US) don’t have the time to jet off.
    Designer Kriss Soonik has some helpful advi
  • 25 DD+ Swimsuits That Are Miraculously Not Boring

    Full-bust swimwear lags far behind the growing full-bust segment of the lingerie industry. Only a handful of brands make swimwear designed specifically for DD+ cups. After purchasing a teeny-tiny mermaid-colored string bikini that actually fits me, I was inspired to share the wealth. Fun, full-bust-friendly swimsuits are out there - I promise! And here are 25 of them, just in time for your best summer ever.
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  • Magic Silk Expands on Black Widow & Luv Lace Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceMagic Silk recently expanded two of their top selling collections, Black Widow and Luv Lace.For Black Widow, five new designs are now offered, including Bra & Gartered Crotchless Panty with Open Back, Bra, Gartered Skirt & G-string, Keyhole Teddy with Snap Crotch, Keyhole Cutout Gown & G-string, and Robe & G-string. The three original styles are also still available: Merry Widow & G-string, B
  • Lingerie Selection Rack Shack Pop Up

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceAbove: The Rack Shack’s Laura Henney.
    Silk, Lace, bows and sneakers!
    The Rack Shack lingerie boutique (known for its selection of intimates and women’s footwear) hosts a select group of NY luxury lingerie, loungewear and accessories brands from the Lingerie Selection at the upcoming Lingerie Selection Pop Up.The Giving Bride, Nevaeh Intimates, Alessandra Mackenzie and Suzy Black are set to showcase t
  • A Final Goodbye: Karolina Laskowska 2017 ‘Taakeferd’ Collection

    Karolina Laskowksa is a wunderkind. If there is such a thing as a lingerie prodigy, then she is it. Only 25, Laskowska has run her namesake, award-winning, luxury lingerie label for the past five years. However, this season's collection is particularly special - it's Laskowska's goodbye to the lingerie world.
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  • Foxers Hedgehog Collection

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice“These adorable little hedgehogs make the perfect print to pair with our turquoise lace.”
    If you’re feeling down today, we have one word for you: Hedgehogs.
    These adorable, spiny mammals are at the core of FOXERS latest limited edition collection. The brand’s iconic waistbands feature a fun and adorable HEDGEHOG print with little hearts.
    The adjustable straps of the lace camisoles are des
  • A Lingerie Icon’s Last Gasp: Can Megan Fox Save Frederick’s of Hollywood?

    Once upon a time, Frederick's of Hollywood was the biggest name in American lingerie. Founded by Frederick Mellinger in 1947 (who, among other things, is credited with inventing the push-up bra, padded bra, and padded girdle), Frederick's brought scandalously sexy lingerie to the homes of millions of people across America.
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  • Lille Boutique Event Raises Over $12K for Planned Parenthood

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceLille Boutique’s 10th Anniversary Bodies Empowered Benefit and Fashion Show raised over $12,000 for Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette.The event was held on May 12, 2017 at the Holocene nightclub in Portland, Oregon and included an amazing runway show (styled by Bishop’s Barber Shop and co-produced by Elizabeth Mollo) for the launch of Else Lingerie’s Fall 2017 collection.
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  • Oh La La Cheri’s Cynthia Herbst

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    The Lingerie Journal - Lingerie Trends, News & Expert AdviceAn avid runner, Cynthia Herbst says her marathon experience helped shape her outlook on business saying it’s always important to push yourself, to push through preconceived notions of what you should be doing or where you should be.
    Cynthia Herbst, Oh La La Cheri’s new Vice President of Sales, sees a way to help lingerie retailers improve their business — product differentiation.
    Without this k
  • The 10 Most Influential Lingerie Trends of the Last Decade

    While every generation has its major fashion moments, the past decade has seen some of the most exciting lingerie trends to ever happen in fashion history. Yet, beneath all that flash and glamour, what's most interesting is how familiar many of these trends are. Yes, they've been reworked a bit and adapted to fit the sensibilities of a modern audience, but as the saying goes, "Everything old eventually becomes new again."
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