Posts tagged "garter belts"

This Exists: Garter Belts For Guys

So here we are again. The ever-persisting problem of men who think baggy pants are still suh-weet. Recently, we heard about a high school which has taken to “Urkeling” offending students—making kids with too-baggy pants wear suspenders and forcing them to hike their trousers up high, Steve Urkel-style. Sadly, this invention you see before you—”Subs,”…

Leonora Epstein / December 20, 2010

Would You Wear Visible Garter Belts?

All those terrifying pictures of Taylor Momsen and now some fashion blogs calling out visible garters as a trend has us scratching our heads a bit. On the one hand, garter belts are pretty damn hot. On the other, though, we really can’t quite imagine wearing them so visibly, let alone in public during the…

Lily Q / March 18, 2010

Would You Wear Visible Garter Belts To Work?

Oh Taylor Momsen, you’ve come such a far way from your Missouri roots and playing sweet little Cindy Lou Who in “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” The grunge rock look has been a fairly recent style move (we see her strutting around in crack rock chic in N.Y.C.’s East Village all the time), and while…

Erin Flaherty / December 14, 2009

Introducing The Thiphone, The Modern Garter

Used to be that ladies would store flasks of hooch in their garters. Nowadays, we’re as easily intoxicated by the iPhone, so we have the Thiphone, a leg mount for your gadget. It comes in black, red, or pink, so you can color-coordinate to look extra geeky. Love it! [$29.95,]…

Leonora Epstein / August 12, 2009

Trends For Men: Garter Belts To Hold Up His Thigh-Highs!

Even after the mantyhose, skirts for men, bras for bros, girdles for guys, and Spanx just for dad, it’s still totally crazy and absurd to think about a man wearing a lacy garter around his thigh. My assumption was that men who wear garter belts must be cross-dressers or into the whole fetish thing. Right?

Persia Ali / January 27, 2009

The Frisky Girl’s Guide to Wearing Lingerie

The night before Valentine’s Day this year, I received a frantic text message from my friend Sara, who I knew was on a mission to pick up something frilly to wear for her new boyfriend. “OMG, I’m in the store and I don’t even know what the eff a garter belt is. Help…” I flipped…

Jessica Bartlett / April 11, 2008