Who can resist Stella McCartney’s lingerie?

There’s no doubting the wow factor in this lavender stretch-silk satin chemise from yet another British lingerie designer, Stella McCartney.

Photo of Stella McCartnery Clara Whispering stretch silk-satin and lace chemise

Photo of rear view of Stella McCartney Clara whispering stretch-satin chemise

British lingerie is at the cutting edge this summer and this sumptuous combination of liquid stretch silk-satin and lace with a vintage inspired edge is driving style into slumber.

The cutout sides put a modern spin on this feminine lace-trimmed piece.

  • Lace trims, adjustable straps, cutout sides
  • Hook fastenings at back
  • 92% silk, 8% elastane; trims: 90% polyamide, 10% elastane
  • Hand wash
  • True to size
  • Semi-fitted style
  • Cut-out design
  • Model is 177cm/ 5’10″ and is wearing a size Small

£180, available in three sizes S,M,L and in Blush and Midnight Blue.

And a final luxurious touch are the lovely matching pants and the thong.  At £48 they each come in the same three colours and in four sizes XS,S,M,L.

Photo of Stella McCartney Clara whispering stretch-silk satin and lace briefs

Photo of Stella McCartney Clara whispering stretch-silk satin and lace thong

Supermarket Bra Wars – Do you get what you pay for?

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Matching Bra & Pants sets

Having matching underwear always makes you feel better, but in these austere times is it worth spending less in order to have a matching set?

We asked our model – Bra size 34e, Pants size 10-12 -to buy three matchings sets from Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco

This is what she found …  [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.

Photo of Annette Gordon

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...]