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THINX Period-Proof Underwear NYC Pop-up

THINX Period-Proof Underwear Pop-Up Shop Opens in NYC

Although its natural, there’s nothing enjoyable about having your period (no matter how many commercials try to convince you otherwise). It’s painful, uncomfortable and can get expensive. Ladies, have you ever calculated how much you spend in tampons and pads a year? Plus there is the fear of the dreaded and embarrassing leaks. If you’re not familiar with THINX Period-Proof Underwear, we’ve got you covered on getting acquainted. THINX is the period solutions company and creators of period-proof underwear; and if you live in NYC, you’ll definitely want to visit their pop-up shop.

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THINX undies are washable and reusable. Every pair of THINX is made with a signature 4-layer technology for ultimate protection. They absorb your period and are a more sustainable solution than single-use disposable products. Depending on your flow (light, medium, heavy), THINX can replace pads, tampons, liners, and cups. For extra protection and those heavy flow days, they can also be worn with tampons and cups.

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We had the pleasure of attending the opening event of the THINX Period-Proof Underwear pop-up located in Soho, New York. Hosted by Real Housewives of New York’s Jill Zarin, we toured the store, met the THINX team, and got familiar with the products. Jill is actually a huge fan of THINX products, especially their Icon’s pee-proof underwear for bladder leaks. Icon underwear is available in five styles: hi-waist, hiphugger, french cut, bikini, and thong. Their color options include black, beige, grey, and blue.

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If you think period-proof underwear are nowhere near stylish, think again. THINX period-proof underwear are available in a variety of styles including bikini, boy short, hi-waist, hiphugger, and thong. Cotton underwear fans will love their organic cotton brief, bikini, and thong offerings.

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At the pop-up, all three THINX brands – THINX, THINX (BTWN) and Icon – are available. The store offers a customized Cycle-Set Bar, allowing shoppers to pick out their perfect cycle-set. THINX (BTWN) is specifically for young girls, ages 9-16, and come in three different styles: bikini, brief, and shorty. They are available in two colors/one print: Tidal Wave, Beet Juice, and Let’s Polka.

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The THINX Period-Proof Underwear is open seven days a week, from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and runs through February 28th, 2019.  You can find it located at 199 Lafayette Street.

Luxury Fit for a Queen: Rigby & Peller Lingerie Stylists London

Our degree of separation from the Queen was officially dropped to one thanks to the US launch of Rigby & Peller Lingerie Stylists London. We were one of the lucky few who had the chance to preview the new flagship location in New York and have a sit down with the Queen’s fitter, the very charming June Kenton. The renowned lingerie retailer, founded in the UK in 1939 by two female corsetières, Gita Peller and Bertha Rigby, has expanded to our side of the pond with 13 US locations.

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The Rigby & Peller Lingerie Stylists London stores, who believes every woman should be properly fitted every six months, brings their distinctive and rich heritage of more than 75 years in the premium lingerie business and their signature luxury service pioneered by the company called “Lingerie Styling.” 

“Van de Velde is committed to bringing the Rigby & Peller brand to the American woman,” says Dirk De Vos, Director of Retail at Van de Velde, Rigby & Peller’s parent company. “We will bring a high level of service paired with premium product offerings to the American consumer under a brand that brings years of experience in Lingerie Styling and which also holds the Royal Warrant of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II.”

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Each Rigby & Peller store carries more than 90 bra sizes ranging from A to K cup. Their amazing personal shopping and fitting experience is like no other (you know your girls will be well carried when each Rigby & Peller bra contains 45 components, as opposed to the usual 25 and each Rigby & Peller bra takes 30 minutes to assemble). They go beyond supplying the typical bra for all your garments and encourage having styles that keep up with seasonal trends and fashionable colors. In fact, Mrs. Kenton stated just as women have various garments and shoes in their closets, they should also have different bras: a t-shirt bra, a bra for seduction, a bra that makes us feel beautiful, and so on. We’re really excited about the fact that they also offer swimwear with swim tops that fit and support you as wonderfully as their bras too.

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The stores carry premium brands like Marie Jo, PrimaDonna, Aubade, Empreinte, Simone Pérèle and many more, with a range of brands exclusive to the Rigby & Peller’s US stores, including Le Chat, Barbara, On Gossamer, Hanky Panky, Jonquil and In Bloom. The first of our favorite moments of the evening (the second was interviewing June Kenton…see below for the video) was being fitted and finding a gorgeous plunge bra that didn’t only fit our bountiful girls, but our naughty side as well. Behold the Aubade Tickle Belle Bra, a knockout bursting with seductive details, such as the removable, fringed plumetis tulle bow, which can be used for lots of fun purposes.

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Check out the video of our interview with the incredibly sweet and hilarious June Kenton. We know it was a bit cheeky, but we had to ask the first question but, of course being the proper lady Mrs. Kenton is, we’re not surprised that we didn’t get one. It was a wonderful evening just the same. Enjoy the video below and please forgive our lack of makeup (it was a rough day):

In addition to Rigby & Peller’s new U.S. stores, the brand also has locations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Hong Kong and China. To learn more about Rigby & Peller or to make an appointment to receive a personalized Lingerie Styling session, visit www.rigbyandpeller.com or pop into their NYC Flagship at 104 5th Avenue.

Wear Your Curves Proudly | City Chic’s Spring 2015 Collection

We hate begin this post by saying we’re highlighting some stunning plus size fashion from City Chic for Spring 2015. We’d much rather say today we’re showing some very chic, sexy, and glamorously bold spring 2015 looks, which just happens to be for the plus size fashionista….because that’s exactly what they are. Ladies, if you have some bodacious curves, you definitely need to read on for some fun, fashionable, and fearless spring fashions for this fab fashion label. Whether you’re looking for some stunning dresses, chic separates, or sensual intimate apparel or swimwear, you need the stylish offerings from City Chic.

Are you in need of some fab day dresses? Perhaps some stylish festival looks, or some spring/summer staples. There are so many fab options to love from City Chic. We are head over heels over all the belted options, whether they be maxi dresses, short dresses, or jumpsuits. A skinny belt adds an even higher level of sophistication to these great looks. We’re dreaming of having the bold red with black trim maxi, the stunning navy flared dresses with red belts, and the red and black floral jumpsuit in our closet now.

The aptly named City Chic is bursting with incredible looks for spring, you may find yourself looking to replace everything in your closet with these great pieces. You may also find that your friends that are not shapely or voluptuous will seethe with envy that these great spring looks are not available in their size.

City Chic wonderfully proves that just because you’re a size 14 and up, you don’t have to give up on having a chic wardrobe. We hope you’re already a fan of the brand and you’re aware of all of these stunning pieces, but if you aren’t, welcome to your new favorite label ladies.

What are your favorite looks from City Chic’s Spring 2015 Collection?

Daisy Fuentes Fall 2014 Intimate Apparel Collection w/ Carrie Amber Intimates

This week isn’t only about what’s hot in fall fashion, we’re seeing several new and exciting launches happening in other segments. Actress and Fashion Designer, Daisy Fuentes, is expanding her fashion empire to include intimate apparel. In a not so shocking partnership, we find a wonderful development in the Daisy Fuentes Fall 2014 Intimate Apparel Collection with Carrie Amber Intimates, making this Daisy Fuentes’s first line of intimates for the contemporary market launching Fall 2014

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The Daisy Fuentes intimate apparel collection boasts a complete assortment of flirty and sexy bras, panties, and sleepwear. Featuring playful prints, vibrant and deep colors, subtle touches of bright hues, the feminine collection flatters a woman’s natural shape and provides the ability to mix and match separates with it’s modern basics. Whimsical and fashionable embellishments include Owl-print (which reminded us of the golden owl from Clash of the Titans), and Scottish Terrier-print pajama bottoms, pink and grey ombre-lace bra/panty, leopard-print corset, bras, panties and pajamas and stunning jewel-toned colors.

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Our overall favorite styles, which we wish we had in our boudoir now,  included a sensuous royal blue and black babydoll teddy, the leopard-print corset and panty set and the emerald green corset and panty set, all of which can be seen below:

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Check out video of Daisy discussing her partnership with Carrie Amber Intimates.

What are your thoughts on the Daisy Fuentes Fall 2014 Intimate Apparel Collection?

Shopping NYC | Natori Sample Sale

When doing your change of season wardrobe updates, don’t forget the essentials. Intimate Apparel is a necessity and getting great items at an amazing deal is a major plus in this economy. Saving money is always great and it means that you can always buy more. Check out this amazing sample sale from Natori on sleepwear, bras and underwear.



Take advantage of discounts on Sleepwear from $15.00 – $30.00, bras at $10.00, and panties for $3.00.

Show Your Bra Straps …Fashionably & WIN a Pair of Decorative Straps

Don’t you hate it when you’re wearing one of your most chicest looks but it loses a little appeal because your bra strap is showing? Ladies who are top heavy like I am know what I’m talking about. We “gifted girls” don’t have a choice in wearing a bra or not, we have to or we’re likely to take an eye out. We’re always looking for ways to camouflage our bras but two companies are making sure to highlight our boulder holders – Strappy’s Decorative Bra Straps, The Bra-Zing and Le BraZees Designer Bra Straps.

Strappy’s

Strappy’s Decorative Bra Straps is a summer fashion fix for exposed bra straps and slipping strapless bras. They can be considered as interchangeable shoulder jewelry. They are the perfect solution for peekaboo bra straps. Strappys offers decorative straps to replace your bra straps in rhinestone, beaded, fabric options. It is perfect for your bras with removable straps. Their mantra is to let your straps show…Fashionably and when you wear a pair, no one can accuse you of not being fabulous.

The Bra-Zing

While Strappy’s replaces your bra straps, The bra-Zing covers your bra straps – great for all your bras that do not have removable straps. It comes in a variety of colors and widths and can even be used for maternity bras. They are perfect if  your bra straps are faded or straggly. All you do is peel away the adhesive covering on the back of your bra-Zing and press it to your existing bra strap. Because we’re so close to celebrating America’s Independence, we’re celebrating by giving away a few of the 4th of July bra-Zings to a few lucky readers…enter to win the patriotic straps in the Rafflecopter entry form at the end of this post.

Le BraZees

Spanish Fashion Designer Marta Silvestre, utilizes Swarkovski crystals and pearls as embellishments for her Le BraZees line. With more than 20 dazzling designs Le BraZees provides support, style and a touch of elegance to off-the-shoulder, solid and sheer asymmetrical casual tops and formal attire. As with Strappys, these are perfect for bras with removable straps.

Like what you see? Then enter to win your own pair of patriotic The Bra-Zing Bra Straps below:

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Shopping NYC | Journelle Designer Warehouse Sample Sale

Hello deal lovers and money savers, here’s a great sample sale to get you ready for Valentine’s Day. Ladies, before you know it, February 14th will be upon us so it’s time to get some sexy lingerie. Journelle is having a sample sale. Enjoy whopping savings of 50%-70% off retail prices from brands such as LASCIVIOUS, LA PERLA, EBERJEY, ELLE MACPHERSON INTIMATES, STELLA MCCARTNEY LINGERIE, COSABELLA, LOU, etc

Date: January 15th – January 19th

Time: Tuesday-Friday: 9 AM -7 PM and Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Location: 260 Fifth Ave, btwn. 28th & 29th St

Breeze Comfort’s Breast Cancer Awareness Promotion

Welcome to my second BCA highlight, Breeze Comfort. I love Breeze Comfort, especially their sports bras, not only for their fit but for their style as well. Breeze Comfort are makers of innovative intimate bras, sports bras and tops with a technology that promotes positive breast health. They are offering a special promotion for the month of October for BCA where 50% of proceeds will be donated to Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program when you use the code BCCARES (customers who use this code will also be entered to win an additional style).

Breeze Comfort bras range from $30.00 – $60.00 and use a patented Ventipad. While traditional bra pads act as sponges and collect moisture and sweat causing discomfort, Breeze Comfort’s Ventipad reduces moisture and the “sponge effect” through the perforated air channels resulting in super breathability and a more comfortable wearing experience. In addition to this unique padding, Breeze Comfort’s sports bras also push-up, which sets them apart from the average sports bra.

The Breeze Comfort styles have been worn by celebs including Karina Smirnoff, Ali Fedotowsky, and Mayim Bialik.