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...]

What Not To Wear In Bed …

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1. Your partner’s old t-shirts … both of you deserve better.

2. Your ex-partners old t-shirts … put them in the bin.

3. Your son’s old Ninja Turtle PJs … let the charity shop rescue you from a lingerie sin.

4. Holey pants … unless they look like … [Read more...]

Can Mary Portas save the British economy with pants? … Or should I say Knickers …

Looking back through last week’s newspapers it seems barely credible that so many column inches could be devoted to pants. But Mary Portas has put a very different P into politics and turned our scanties into a hot topic for debate.

Love her or hate her – she knows how to grab attention. Normally underwear is just that – it’s under something and rarely talked about. But now shoppers are being urged to ‘Love Your Country with Kinky Knickers’ and journalists are asking ‘Can Mary Portas save the British economy with pants?’ Talk of Mary switching back on the lights of British industry is unashamedly patriotic and we love that.

But we want to throw another question into this important debate …  [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...]

Match your bra to your pants

French women would never, ever, buy a pack of pants.  A pack of five from M&S?  Non!

Their lingerie secret is [Read more...]

What your pants say about you …

What your pants say about you …

Does opening your underwear drawer fill you with joy or complete horror?  Are your pants a tangled mess or a colour co-ordinated bed of seduction?

If they are more saggy than chic – empty the drawer now.   Forget life laundry, this is lingerie laundry.

Start with the easiest task … [Read more...]