Lingerie Lovers

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Interview with vintage lingerie designer Jenny Mearns

Today it’s lingerie designer JENNY MEARNS of Brighton based Frantic About Francis and she’s urging us all to release the inner Marilyn MonroeAnd looking at this picture of Jenny we think she’s certainly released hers!

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‘I think there’s a pin-up girl pouting inside us all’, says Jenny.  ’To let her out, simply compliment yourself, believe in yourself, and know that you are amazing, no matter what anybody else thinks, your opinion is the one that counts. If you think you look a million dollars, everyone else will too.  And, Hey Presto, your inner Marilyn is released’.

Jenny Mearns has always loved 40′s and 50′s movies, she loved the glamour and the style.  After studying historical costume design Jenny started working in another Brighton based lingerie boutique, She Said.

‘And that’s when my love of pin-up really started  as staff were encouraged to dress the part in seamed stockings, red lippie and vintage hairstyles. 

I just adore the feeling of wearing seamed stockings, and knowing that the little seamed line hints at   [Read more...]

Lingerie Nightmares from X-Factor’s Kate Thornton

Today it’s television presenter and journalist Kate Thornton sharing one of her biggest lingerie nightmares.

Photo of Kate Thornton by ITVKate Thornton has worked on some of ITV’s biggest and most popular shows from Loose Women to X-Factor to 72 Degrees North. She also presented Top of the Pops and as a television personality she is no stranger to red carpet celebrations.

Her nightmare – revealed exclusively to Boudoir – is arriving in her black, chauffeur driven car to a flash of lights and paparazzi. As it glides to a halt, her frock is chic, her smile is fixed and she exits the car to reveal … [Read more...]

Horse riding knickers and novelist Annette Gordon

Today it’s Annette Gordon, TV Producer, French B&B owner and Novelist.

Deep in the heart of the French countryside surrounded by chickens, horses and a stray cat Annette is penning her latest novel. Disturbed occasionally by guests wanting to stay at her B&B she is quietly creating Susan.

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Susan, the heroine, is a discreet M&S lady. She’s divorced, struggling to pay for her kids’ education and has totally forgotten about underwear or a sex life of any kind until she is forced to submit to the dictatorial edicts of …  [Read more...]

Interview with Who Made Your Pants entrepreneur Becky John

Today it’s Becky John founder of

Who Made Your Pants? is about two things. It’s about pants, gorgeous, not guilty, ethical pants. And it’s about women.

Women who’ve had a hard time make these pants and it’s changing their lives.

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Becky is a busy woman. Her phone never stops ringing and she spends a worrying amount of time [Read more...]