Archive | December, 2009

Intimate Anecdotes I

17 Dec

Now That’s Customer Service

drop-your-pantsBy Rose Early
Cupid Intimates

Not too long ago, while merchandising some products in the intimate apparel section of a department store, a little old lady walked up to me.  Without hesitating, she pulled down her pants and asked me if I could find the girdle she was wearing.  As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. […]

Shopping for Shapewear? Simplify the Safari.

15 Dec

By Mike L.
Cupid Intimates

Shopping for shapewear can be a daunting task.  Have you ever entered the Lingerie Department of your favorite store and felt immediately overwhelmed by the sea of confusion it presented?  Most stores have fixture after fixture laid out in ever-imaginative geometric patterns.  Their merchandise hangs faced-out and side-by-side, sometimes packed together so tightly it’s hard to get a good look at individual pieces.  Bras are often tangled together on their hangers.  Watch out below or you’ll trip on those that have fallen and are lying on the floor!

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Bottoms Up: Shapewear for the Lower Body

10 Dec

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

Whether walking around the intimates section of your favorite store, or searching through an infinite number of intimate-apparel websites, you can quickly find yourself overwhelmed when trying to choose the right shapewear. There are a multitude of brands, control levels, and silhouettes out there. To make this task more manageable, it can be helpful to focus on one variable at a time – for example, the part of your body you want to address.  Here are some tips to help you choose the best silhouettes for your lower-half shapewear needs.

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Beyond the Bra: Shapewear for the Upper Body

8 Dec

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

When women think about shapewear, pieces for the lower body come to mind.  But there are a multitude of shapewear silhouettes for the top half too. Something to address every conceivable insecurity or unruly bulge exists, and it seems like the products just keep coming. Within the last year there’s been a tremendous growth in consumer-driven demand for upper-body shaping products of all varieties.

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