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  • How to Buy Lingerie by Color

    Tuesday 7th March 2006

    Everyone has their own favorite color, but when it comes to buying lingerie, did you realize how much hair color played into the final look? Well it does and here are some tips to look your best, keep in mind hair color is only the starting point, skin color and tone are also an important factors. Blondes, you ladies look fabulous in the color black and in all shades of blue. Redheads your color is any shade of green, especially teal. You also look muy caliente in pinks and pastel tones. Brunettes are gorgeous in white and red, and, depending on skin tone black. Disappointed your favorite color isn?t matched to your hair color? Don?t despair, this is just a general guideline, the color

  • 5 Lingerie Buying Tips

    Tuesday 7th February 2006

    Tip#1 ? Guys, do you feel just a smidge embarrassed about going into a lingerie store? Try shopping online. For one it?s discreet. For another, it gives you a chance to view an entire line of products before you make a purchase. Tip #2 - What about buying lingerie if you are full-figured? Full figures can be very attractive. Try to find items that flatter your shape and are comfortable. It?s better to wear lingerie that shows off your curves rather than hiding them away. Emphasize your curves and shape rather than try to cover everything up! Tip #3 - For the couples, why not buy lingerie together? Lingerie shopping can be fun for both. Especially when a woman sees her

  • Corsets and Bustiers

    Friday 6th January 2006

    Corsets and bustiers are the darings women?s lingerie. They are very similar in style, as both are boned and fitted on the torso. They have a very slimming effect on your figure. The major difference between a corset and a bustier is that bustier often have built in cups for support whereas corstes do not. Corsets and bustiers do not size the way clothes do, they size like a bra. You usually have a round the back measurement and a cup measurement, just like a bra but you are recommended to give yourself one size more around the back allowing for ?extra movement?. The size noted for our corsets and bustiers is the band size, so if you where a 40DD,

  • Babydolls and Chemise

    Thursday 5th January 2006

    Babydolls and chemise are similar styles. They are both short and fitted pieces of lingerie that are typically modest. To add a hint of mystery or seduction, you can choose a chiffon babydoll or chemise. They are perfect for a romantic evening, or a night of feeling pampered. If you feel like flirting, a babydoll is the way to go. Babydolls are fitted in the bust with a full skirt. As a result, it's important to get the bust size right when purchasing a babydoll. Sometimes babydolls have a stretch bodice that makes it easier to size for full figured women. Babydolls are well suited to women with a pear shape as they hug your curves on top and fall gently

  • Bras

    Wednesday 4th January 2006

    As noted in the Lingerie Buyer's Guide Introduction, there are several lingerie styles. Ample Pleasure carries bras, babydolls, body stockings, chemise, corsets, bustiers, nightgowns, teddies, and pajamas. This post is all about bras. The important thing to note with bras is how to size them. The size of a bra is usually noted with a number followed by a letter, for example 42D. The numeric portion of the size is the measurement of the band (around the ribcage, under the bust). The letter portion takes into account the bust measurement at the fullest point. The letter portion of the bra size is determined by subtracting the band size from the bust size. 1" difference = A cup 2" difference = B cup 3"

  • Introduction

    Tuesday 3rd January 2006

    While shopping for lingerie, you may have many questions about fabric, fit, and styles. In the Lingerie Buyer's Guide, you can find the answers to these questions. Over the next few days, I'll be posting sections of the Lingerie Buyer's Guide. Today, it's the introduction. Ample Pleasure offers several styles of lingerie: bras, babydolls, body stockings, chemise, corsets, bustiers, nightgowns, teddies, and pajamas. For holidays, such as Halloween, Valentine's Day, and Christmas, we expand our offerings to include special products. During Halloween, for example, we also offer costumes. In almost every style, there are items that range from demure to risque. We also carry a healthy selection of bridal and special occasion lingerie. Lingerie also comes in several types of material, like