Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The best waist cincher

Check out this fantastic red and black waist cincher from American Shapewear -- great for steampunk, burlesque (public or private performances), or a hot evening at home with that special someone!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

More Steampunk

I love steampunk... did you know that the whole steampunk aesthetic began with a very fun and bizarre novel by cyberpunk science fiction greats William Gibson (Neuromancer) and Bruce Sterling A Good Old Fashioned Future)?

That novel is The Difference Engine, and I am reading it now!

So, if you want to look at some seriously excellent steampunk gadgets and designs, start here at Toxel's 12 picks. Fun and cool -- I love this stuff.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Inner as Outer is on the up and up!

According to the NPD Group Research consultancy, the annual retail sales of shapewear grew 10.6 percent to $848.3 million from March 2009 to February 2010, and unit sales increased 3.8 percent.

Holy cow! A large percentage of this is being accounted for in the recent celebrity trend of wearing intimates on the red carpet and more.

Check out this keen article that gives all the details on how the stars are influencing the shapewear market!

Celebrities Energize the Shapewear Market

Friday, June 4, 2010

Intimate Apparel Council on Good Day New York

The Intimate Apparel Council was on Good Day New York. So much fun.

The Spring/Summer lingerie trends fashion show was a great success! The 4 minute segment reached over 150,000 viewers and exposed the Good Day New York audience to the Intimate Apparel Council and its members. Featured brands included: Rago; Betsy Johnson; Chantelle; Fashion Forms; Annette International; Calvin Klein; Oscar de la Renta; discussing multi-purpose intimates and color.

To view the segment, please click here.


Please watch the video of the NY fashion show here!

and here is a special clip for American Shapewear