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Buying Your First Piece of Shapewear

28 Dec

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

Congratulations on deciding to buy your first item of shapewear!  Young ladies and women buy shapewear for a variety of reasons, but the first garment purchased is always memorable.  For some, the initial experience may be prompted by a big event, like a prom or a wedding.  Often, dresses for these occasions are very form-fitting and require special lingerie pieces, including shapewear.  For others, “dipping their toes into the water” may be inspired by a renewed interest among the general public (encouraged by the media) for wearing shapewear.  Whatever your motivation may be, this post will serve as a road map for choosing the right piece.

Before walking into a store, ask yourself the following questions: […]

The Twelve Days of Clearance

23 Dec

By Adam Welsch
Cupid Intimates

Christmas is almost upon us.  As we hurry to do our last-minute shopping, and eagerly anticipate spending the holiday relaxing with friends and family, thoughts inevitably turn to another annual tradition – the post-Christmas bargain hunt.  As you spend part of next week fighting crowds while searching for great deals in the lingerie department, keep the following song in mind, sung to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas:” […]

Guys: 7 Tips for Buying Women Lingerie

21 Dec

By Marcy Montgomery Jones
Cupid Intimates

It’s that time of year again.  Christmas and Valentine’s Day are big holidays for intimate apparel stores and departments.  Catalog space and promotions highlight sales of lingerie.  Satin and silk chemise and robe sets and richly-colored coordinating bra-and-panty sets are just a few of the timeless staple items of the season.  And it’s not just women doing all of the shopping for this stuff.  These holidays are also occasions for wallets to spew out good intentions, and for men to journey into foreign territory and buy some things for the ladies in their lives. […]

‘Twas the Night:
A Shapewear Tale*

16 Dec

by Rachel Rumsey
Cupid Intimates

‘Twas the night of Shapewear,when all through the flat,
No street-wear was stirring, not even a hat.
The purses were flung by the couch without care,
In hopes of fun parties attended with flair