Archive | March, 2011

What to Wear under Your Bridesmaid Dress

24 Mar

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

For sports fans, this time of year brings the start of the baseball season.  For others among us, spring means the start of the wedding season.  I’m at that time in my life when attendance at, or being an attendant in, a wedding occurs so frequently that I consider it a sport.  I have to prepare, tone up, and suit up to get ready for each big dance.  Sound familiar?  Many women become stumped when trying to figure out what to wear under most of their 27 Dresses.  If you count yourself among them, here are a few helpful hints that should cut down on the confusion surrounding which intimates to wear under your bridesmaid or maid-of-honor dresses. […]

There Once Was a Shaper from Dublin. . .

17 Mar

By Marcy Montgomery Jones & Adam Welsch
Naomi & Nicole®

Today’s St. Patrick’s Day.  It’s the day on which everyone loves to embrace all things Irish.  Leprechauns, shamrocks, and the color green will be seen everywhere.  Since we’re bloggers, we’d like to contribute to the Irish spirit with several attempts at some light-hearted poetry that takes its name from Ireland’s third largest city – Limerick.  Though these can be written a bit on the racy side, we’ll do our best to keep our limericks about intimates cute, but clean.

Here goes:

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15 Shapewear “Don’ts” to Beware in March (and Every Other Month)

15 Mar

By Adam Welsch
Naomi & Nicole®

2055 years ago today, Julius Caesar was assassinated by Marcus Brutus, and more than sixty other co-conspirators, at the Theatre of Pompey in ancient Rome.  This fate befell Mr. Caesar despite being alerted by a seer a short time before that he was in danger.  This warning was immortalized by William Shakespeare in his play, Julius Caesar, as the admonition, “Beware the Ides of March.”

Since today is the Ides of March, it seems like the right time to revisit fifteen shapewear “don’ts” that all intimates shoppers should beware today (and all other days).  In no particular order: […]

Expecting Thread in Future Lingerie? Try Looking for a Needle in a Haystack.

10 Mar

By Tony Angelino
Cupid®

Are the days of sewing lingerie with needle and thread numbered?

Times are changing, and the apparel industry in the United States, where sewing operators used to number more than 700,000, has become a small fraction of its former size.  The up-and-coming centers of clothing production are now located in Asia, Central America, and, increasingly, Africa.  Traditional sewing production techniques using needles and thread have been continuously enhanced for some time through the addition of faster sewing machines and more automated processes.  So what will the future bring?   Faster and more automated sewing production? […]