Archive | July, 2010

Shopping for Intimates Online? Be Prepared to Pay Sales Tax.

15 Jul

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

Tax.

Few things seem to inspire such hatred as that little, three-letter word.  There’s income tax, estate and inheritance tax, property tax, excise tax, and import tax (called a tariff).  They’re all a load of laughs, but the kind of tax that all of us pay most often is sales tax.  If you’re not the kind of person who asks for receipts at stores, you probably don’t pay much attention to sales tax.  For many women, it’s just a part of the prices they pay for their bras, panties, and shapewear.  And while it’s true that sales tax often amounts to only a handful of pennies per transaction, those handfuls can really add up over time.  Also, for purchases of things like cars, furniture, big-ticket appliances, and massive quantities of panties, sales tax amounts can actually be quite large.

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A Guide to Panty Silhouettes

13 Jul

By Adam Welsch
TC® Fine Intimates

Have you ever felt a bit confused when thinking about all the different styles of panties out there?  The great number of fabrics, colors, and prints available creates what seems to be an infinite number of possibilities from which to choose.  But figuring out which silhouette is right for you can be the most important decision to make.  A panty’s silhouette governs how much coverage it provides, and which parts of the body it covers.  Knowing which options exist, and the differences among them, can be very helpful when looking for panties that will be both comfortable and invisible.  Such knowledge will save you time and money when you’re shopping, since panties can’t be returned to stores once they’ve been tried on.

So, where to begin?   Let’s start with those styles that offer the most coverage.

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Bra Solutions for Full-Busted Women

8 Jul

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

For women, there’s a fine line between loving big breasts and loathing them.  Your beautiful silhouette has been adored and captured throughout the ages by our most revered artists and sculptors.  What their great works don’t reveal, however, are stories about the pain and discomfort that can accompany large breasts.  Below are the top five things to look for in a bra that will help you live with your full chest more comfortably and confidently. […]

What Is a Muffin Top?

6 Jul

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Miraclesuit® Shapewear

“Muffin Top” is the cute name for the nasty midriff bulge that can appear when women wear waistline panties or shapewear garments.  Today’s post is dedicated to those among us who  live with a bountiful muffin.

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