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Would You Wear Gaultier’s Pointy-Boobed Design For La Perla?

The problem with deciding to “spice things up in the bedroom” is that once you start adding new props and costumes, you quickly run through a hackneyed repertoire—doctor, nurse, crotchless panties, crotchless pantyhose, nipple claps, etc. Maybe that’s what Jean Paul Gaultier was thinking when he signed up to design a collection for lingerie giant La Perla. For the line, due out in November, Gaultier has resurrected the cone bra—something your lover probably hasn’t seen on you yet. (If he has: impressive.) Check out some more images after the jump. Keep reading »

Cheaper Can Be Better

We didn’t know anything about bras until we got properly fitted. Before that, we had really only ever bought them from places like Kmart, Target, and Filene’s Basement, where no one cares whether you buy the wrong size. And even though we love the lacy bras we bought, we may have been onto something by going for cheap bras (at least for everyday wear). Consumer Reports tested three bras — La Perla Vintage ($127), Victoria’s Secret Ipex Demi ($45), and Gilligan & O’Malley Padded Demi ($11) — and found the $11 bra, available at Target, was the best buy. Not only does it have better cup molding than the Victoria’s Secret bra, but it didn’t pinch or poke and held up better in the wash. [Consumer Reports] Keep reading »

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