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Fun Facts You’ll Love About Valentines Day
The fun of the festive period is well and truly over, and all that is left is a damp mist of winter before spring blooms. But it’s not all doom and gloom – for the loved-up anyway. Valentines is a mere nudge around the corner. For some, it is just another day, but for others it is a fabulous excuse to have a little romantic rollicking and frivolous fancy for one special day in the year. Enjoy these 14 Fun Facts on Valentines…
Constanza’s New Year Resolution – Take Me To The Fun!
Constanza had had a good Christmas, all told. There had been quite a lot of parties, late nights and indulgences. The usual. However, as the new year had approached she detected in herself a certain, slightly restless sense of unfulfillment. She was determined that her life should take a new direction with the new year, and had formulated her New Year Resolution to help her achieve this. Accordingly, she presented herself at the doors of the local library at 10.00am on 2nd January......
How to Look Sexy in 2018
In the good old days, being sexy was about how you dressed, with short skirts and tight tops – not to mention a smoky eye or some vampish lippy. Being sexy these days is far less about looks, and much more about us. Attractiveness comes from within, and true sexiness lies within the eye of the beholder. With major companies deciding to leave their models un-airbrushed to show real beauty, there is no better time to celebrate our differences. Confidence is sexy, it’s time to enjoy it. Here are some brilliant confidence boosting tips for how to look sexy in 2018…
Celebrating 100 Years of Provocative Christmas Pin Ups
Never make the mistake of thinking of historical times as being more innocent. It seems the further you go back in time, the naughtier the world was. Cheeky, naughty, postcards were all the rage once photography turned up in the 19th century. The movies led to the age of the Hollywood stars and starlets and, of course, celebrity pinup pictures were sure to follow. Here we celebrate over 100 years of Christmas pin ups. Enjoy!
The Best Christmas Stockings And Tights For Festive Legs
It’s Christmas time, the decorations are up, and Santa and his elves are busily preparing presents for under the tree. But if you are more interested in some salacious Christmas stockings and cute Christmas tights than the garishly over-sized ones hanging by the fire – you’re in for a real treat. For the ultimate in seasonal sexiness, festive stockings are a must. From elfish to audacious, saucy to down-right sexy – your choice of perfect pantyhose is pretty much endless. Have fun choosing yours.
‘Twas The Night Before Christmas
With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore and Henry Livingston Jr. – whoever wrote The Night Before Christmas poem, I just couldn't help myself. Have a read - and a giggle. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Two people were stirring, and off came a blouse. The stockings were thrown by the chimney with care, As Mr and Mrs Claus lay by the fire all bare.....
The Best Naughty Girl Lingerie For Christmas Night Treats
Baby its cold outside. Christmas is here, and what better time to leave your stockings by the fire and get your bells really jingling with some festive lingerie. To really turn up the heat at home when the nights draw in, look no further than Sparkling Strawberry for the ultimate selection of naughty Christmas lingerie. Christmas night treats to add a little sparkle for a truly flirtatious festive season.
Role Play Ideas – The Exciting, Sexy Top 10 You’ll Love
Every healthy romantic relationship requires a certain amount of fuel injection once in a while. Of course, your options are pretty limitless. It can be as extravagant as a surprise trip, an amazing piece of jewellery or a gorgeous set of lingerie; or perhaps you prefer the simplicity of a heartfelt letter, or a home cooked meal. There are, however, many romantic pairings who enjoy delving into the naughty, cheeky, sexy, arousing and sometimes quite hilarious world of roleplaying. Let's look at the nation's top 10 favourite role play ideas.
How to Beat Body Image Issues – Love, Life and Lingerie
When it comes to our own bodies, we all have our personal gripes to bear and our body image issues. From a young age we are bombarded with images and advertising that can make us feel that our bodies are substandard, inadequate, imperfect. We find ourselves constantly striving for perfection – when perfection just isn’t – well, real. It’s time to put our body image issues aside, to love ourselves that little bit more, to love our bodies: booties, boobs, bumps and all!
Why Kinky Lingerie Is Really Good For You
We spend so much time being serious these days, sometimes we just need to let our hair down and loosen up a bit. If you have ever wondered if kinky lingerie could help put a little zest into life, I’m here to share my secrets. There are some seriously erotic pieces out there if you only know where to look and if you’re reading this then you’ve made a good start. Sparkling Strawberry can really show you the way when it comes to kinky lingerie.
The Best Princess Lingerie To Make Your Special Wishes Come True
Imagination is a wonderful thing. With the right cogs whirring away between the ears, you can dream up any scenario. And when it comes to lingerie, that’s very handy. For instance, most of us like being treated like a princess – a bit of finery, a bit of romance, a pretty outfit and a fairy tale story. Well fear not, choose some princess lingerie and immerse yourself in your fairy tale fantasy. It’s up to you how much you reveal.
Halloween Makeup Ideas – How to do a Sexy Yet Scary Look
Halloween: the time of all things dark and ghoulish. Time for avantgarde costumes and eerie outfits. But what outfit would be complete without the perfect scary Halloween makeup? Imagine a witch without a wart or that classic green skin, or a clown without that face – it just wouldn’t be the same. During October, Halloween makeup ideas are everywhere so we're going to focus on how to create a sexy yet scary look.
The Fascinating Legacy of the Fishnet Revolution
Fishnets are one of those things that may go in and out of style in terms of what the fashion magazines say. But for those with the sass to pull them off with confidence or those with an inner vixen who comes out in the bedroom; fishnet stockings are ALWAYS a good idea! Lets take a look at the fishnet revolution.
Magic Wanda – A Surprising Halloween Romance And Passion
It was a promising evening to celebrate Halloween: the darkening sky with its dark clouds loomed darkly over the town. There was a full moon peeking through the clouds, and as the nights were drawing in and outside activities were limited, there were increasing full moons indoors as well. On such a night, Halloween romance was just a spell away. Wanda was finishing her costume for the party....
Be Naughty – The Best Slutty Halloween Costumes For You
Who said Halloween's got to be spooky? If you have a naughty bone in your body (of course you do!) then All Hallows Eve can also be the perfect excuse to be a little bit slutty. And luckily for you, there are plenty of Halloween outfits to fit the bill. Here’s a handy top ten list of slutty Halloween costumes and accessories to get the heart rate going. Go on – free your naughty side!
The Ultimate Guide to the Best Lingerie for your Bum Shape [Infographic]
When it comes to bottoms, we’re all different. From pert and peachy to flat and boyish, we all have our own bugs to bear when it comes to our derrieres, but there is no reason why we can’t just put it all out there and celebrate our curves. Taking the time to figure out your own bottom shape can really help you to choose the best underwear style for you and make the most of that perky behind. It’s time to get bonkers about our booties and this guide to the best lingerie for your bum shape will help you make the most of yours.
Spotlight on the Top 25 Sensational Space Babes From Outer Space
Looking back through the Sci Fi films and TV series of the 20th Century, we kind of expected mankind to be nipping about the galaxy in spacey versions of your average family car by now. Alas, most of us are still on terra firma. But at least we now have over 100 years worth of scintillating sci-fi to console ourselves with. Popular culture is obsessed with space and when the two meet, it seems that red hot sci fi babes are always a bonus by-product. From Barbarella to Seven of Nine, let’s take a look at the top 25 Space Babes From Outer Space.
An Inspiring Guide to the Best Halloween Costume Ideas
Now the nights are drawing in, it's really starting to feel like Autumn. Halloween looms ever closer. Whether or not you like a little trick or treating, there is always time for some fun when it comes to Halloween costumes. Maybe you have a Halloween party already booked, or perhaps you are just looking for a little seasonal fun between the sheets. Either way, it's time to get your thinking hat on, check out the best Halloween Costume Ideas for 2017 and find that perfect outfit for your Halloween party.
Why You Need To Have Colourful Lingerie In Your Life
Have you ever stopped to look at your lingerie drawer? I mean really look at it. What does your lingerie colour choices say about you? Is it a sea of black, white and beige – or does it shine out in a multitude of hues? There is a world of colour waiting for you if you only dared. Maybe it is time to step away from the grey and find your colourful side.
DIY Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Stand Out
Let’s face it, the Brits used to be a bit rubbish at Halloween. Back in the day, the girls tended to be draped in some variation of a flammable witch’s dress, whereas boys found themselves adorned with a corner shop monster mask. Bob’s your uncle, trick or treating here I come! Halloween is now a far slicker operation with costumes just as likely to be kinky as scary. One thing that hasn't changed is the fun you can have making your own DIY Halloween costumes.
The Truth About Roleplay – How To Free Your Naughty Side
There’s a reason why 50 Shades of Grey was a blockbuster hit in book and film form. There’s also a reason why adult fantasy outfits and uniforms are hugely popular. Many of us just love a bit of roleplay. So, if you’ve never indulged in this imaginative pursuit before, here are a few roleplay pointers…
The A to Z of Quickly Enhancing Your Assets
There aren’t many people in this world who are absolutely perfect – and frankly, anyone who claims to be can be filed under either ‘A’ for annoying or ‘F’ for faking it. However, the tips and tricks that we can all use to make the best of what we’re born with are as easy as A, B, C. From Arse to Zebra, read on to enhance your assets.
How to Wear Stockings and Suspenders
Stockings combine function and purpose, with sexy connotations leaving the viewer entranced and wanting. But just what is it about the stocking that makes it so sexy? When and where should we wear them? And if we do decide that stockings should feature in our top drawer of lingerie must-haves – how on earth do we put them on?
A Lover’s Guide – The Best Pants for Holiday Romance
Whatever your holiday romance aspirations, if you are kind of hoping to set passions aflame during your holiday in the sun, then a little preparation is probably worthwhile. Pretty high on the list of course is underwear and maybe beach outer-wear. Here’s a handy top ten list of holiday romance essentials.
The Best Sexy Clubwear For Your Clubbing Holidays
It’s that time of year when the ardent clubbers amongst us are preparing to dance the night away in warmer and more glamorous locations than your average British town centre. When it comes to dress codes, yes, you can be scandalous and yes you can be seductive. So - lucky you – here’s a handy list of must-have sexy clubwear options that will see you arriving triumphant - and sizzling – for the clubbing holiday of your dreams…
How To Look Hot – Your Top 10 Tips
Some lucky lovelies seem to exude sexiness from the minute they wake up in the morning. For others, it takes a lot more effort. Looking hot isn’t just about how you look, but how you feel on the inside too. Enhance you assets and boost your confidence with this handy How to Look Hot guide.
Your Guide to Daring with your Derriere
Who would have thought that the 2010s would be all about the arse? Our bottoms are certainly getting a lot of attention. Bum baring, moon shots and cheeky exploits are all the craze – even bum baring bridesmaids. Are we at the start of a rear end renaissance? It’s time to flaunt those curves for all they’re worth. Don’t miss this Top 10 Guide to daring with your derriere.
How to Become a Superior Seductress
All too often we imagine a seductress as someone who is stunningly beautiful, the epitome of all things sexy and alluring. Fortunately, the art of being a seductress is far more achievable. Our seduction tips will help you become a superior seductress - without any need for superpowers or powerful seduction spells.
Entangled at the Vicarage Fete
The sun was beaming down on Luffley Bappes as the good folk of the village arranged the traditional stalls and looped the colourful bunting around the vicar’s bushes.
7 Days, 7 Lingerie Looks
From the empowering lingerie set of a Monday morning business woman to her Saturday night tease set. This lingerie lover's diary reveals its ok to be down and dumpy sometimes, as long as you're a fabulous feline on occasion.
Trust Your Bust – Boob Shapes and Bras – The Ultimate Guide [Infographic]
Finding the best bra style for your breast type just got easier. Read our guide to Choosing the Best Bra for Your Breast Shape - with Infographic.
Ode to Lingerie
In the spirit of the romantic odes of Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats and drawing inspiration from the great Roman poet, Horace - whilst narrowly avoiding the poetic mishaps of Nausius from "Up Pompeii!" - here's our Ode to Lingerie.
Trust Your Bust – The Ultimate Bra Fitting Guide
Have you ever gone to be measured for a new bra, been seemingly happy at time of purchase, then get[...]
Manifesto Mischief – The Latest Election Jargon Exposed
Pledges had been made, policies set out and red lines drawn. TV debates had been won and lost, election jargon[...]
Trust Your Bust – How to Measure Your Bra Size
From the moment our boobs begin to grow, we are bamboozled by bras. If it’s not how to get it[...]
Best Boobs in a Supporting Bra – Hollywood Top 10
Well we all know the expression “sex sells” and more specifically, when it comes to the good old silver screen,[...]
The Best Tempting Lingerie For Really Exciting Holiday Nights
The great holiday pack – are you a suitcase wonder? (all essential items neatly stowed, at least 1 kg under[...]
Sexy Selfies and Perfecting Your Pout
Admit it, we’ve all done it. From the “I look great” holiday musing to the “slightly tipsy” night out, taking[...]
Love, Lingerie and Marriage
You’ve said the “I do’s”, got the ring, had the first dance, first night (wink wink) and honeymoon. Now you’re[...]
Lingerie To Take On Your Honeymoon
So here you are – the confetti’s been swept up, a host of happy wedding guests are probably waking up[...]
Hester’s Great Easter Egg Hunt Adventure
It was a glorioriorious spring morning in Crotchbury; birds were singing gloriorioriously, the sun was shining similarly and all felt[...]
The Definitive Guide to Wedding Day Lingerie
Rum, tum-ti-tum, rum tum-ti-tum… the age-old ditty that is completely synonymous with walking down the aisle. It’s your wedding day.[...]
Revealed! – Lingerie Your Granny Loved
Rule number 1: when it comes to fashion, do not feel sorry for Granny. Judging by some of the fashions[...]
7 Swimsuits to Prepare You For Summer
With summer approaching, we're all starting to think about booking holidays and getting ready for the beach. Summer is all about[...]
5 Best Plus Size Lingerie Sets
People come in all shapes and sizes, and so does lingerie. Plus size ladies have curves, and you should have[...]
7 Accessories You Can’t Forget When Dressing Up
Are you the type of person that just loves dressing up? Donning a costume can be fun, empowering, and spice[...]
5 Underwear Products That Can Be Used As Outerwear
The underwear as outerwear trend is everywhere this season and is particularly popular with celebrities like the Kardashians, Kate Moss[...]
Your Lingerie Drawer – What does it say about you?
Unless you’re a lover of nature, a ‘commando in chief’ – you’ll probably have a drawer overflowing with lingerie of[...]
Caring for Your Lingerie
Whether you are washing your weekly wears, scrubbing your sports bra or cleaning your hanky-panky panties… There is no need[...]
The Evolution Of Lingerie
Fashion is a constantly evolving thing, changeable to the season and the whims of fashion houses across the world. However,[...]
Does The Material Of Your Swimwear Matter?
Swimwear comes in all shapes and sizes. From tiny bikinis to peplum swimsuits. We all think of swimwear as being[...]
Buzzword Bingo Extreme – Getting Down to Business in the Boardroom
It was the first day in a new office for the legal firm, Butters, Usgood and Fletcher (BUF). London’s newest[...]
When Does Underwear Become Lingerie?
The terms ‘underwear’ and ‘lingerie’ can typically be used to describe the same thing. It’s what you’re wearing under your[...]
10 Best Lingerie Scenes From Films
Lingerie can be sexy, pretty, exciting, alluring and a major confidence booster for the wearer. What it most definitely is,[...]
Love In Vein
Hepsibah was a very public-spirited person. She liked to do the right thing. So when her local hospital announced a[...]
Alternative Valentine’s Date Ideas For The Modern Romantic
Valentine's day is not for everyone. The shops are packed with cards, balloons, teddies and chocolates and some people do[...]
The Future of Valentine’s Day
Let’s take a trip to the future, the not too distant future actually. Picture the scene: Valentine’s Day 2035 and a[...]
8 Swimwear Styles of 2017 You Need to Try for Your Winter Break
When winter comes around, chances are the last thing you’re thinking of is sporting a bikini around a beach. However,[...]
What’s The Best Lingerie For Your Body Shape? [Infographic]
Dressing to your body shape can be frustrating when you've yet to work out what style and cut suits you best.[...]
9 Subtle & Not-So-Subtle Ways To Remind Your Partner You Haven’t Had Sex In A While
Many of us are under the misguided notion that the right relationship should be easy, when, in real fact, all[...]
Do women really wear sexy lingerie for Valentine’s Day?
Lingerie. We all wear it. And let’s face it – we all like to feel sexy too. After all, sexy[...]
Lingerie to Wear on a First Date
Well well well – a first date! Ok, let’s cut to the chase: chances are – unless you’re shiny and[...]
What’s The Best Lingerie To Wear Under Leggings?
Lingerie forms the basis of any properly assembled outfit, and is responsible for creating the desired curves and shaping you[...]
Date Night: New Year’s Resolutions in the Bedroom
Whatever your opinion on New Year's resolutions, we can all surely agree that making a promise to yourself to improve[...]
10 Lingerie Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making And How To Fix Them [Infographic]
Turns out a lot of us are prone to making mistakes when it comes to getting our bits and bobs[...]
How to Host the Best Christmas Party
Christmas is coming and with it, the festivities of eating, drinking and being merry. As your social schedule gets busier[...]
Everything You Need To Know About Mistletoe
It’s a pretty odd thing to do, hanging mistletoe up once a year and kissing underneath it for good luck. Like[...]
7 Unique Christmas Fancy Dress Ideas That Aren’t Sexy Santa
Christmas is swiftly approaching and with it the rise of many red suits with a white fur trim. As your[...]
Date Night: A Christmas Themed Date Night
It's the time of year for manic late night Christmas shopping, remembering your wrapping techniques and negotiating plans with work,[...]
Christmas Lingerie Buying Guide
If you’re purely looking to buy some nice lingerie, either for yourself or your partner, then perhaps our lovely Lingerie Buying Guides will give you the best advice (links to these are at the bottom of this article). However, if you are wanting to put the spice back into the mulled wine of life this festive season, then read on through our Christmas Lingerie Buying Guide.
Lingerie Buying Guide Part 3 – Buying Lingerie To Wear For Your Partner
We all know how to buy a bra set, we wear them every day. But they aren’t exactly the sexiest[...]
Does Your Lingerie Material Matter?
Choosing the material of the clothes you wear on a regular basis is an important factor when it comes to[...]
4 Lingerie Style Fads That Should Have Never Taken Off
We've all made our fair share of fashion faux-pas over the years, whether you were the proud (or not so[...]
Date Night: 7 Cheap Date Ideas
It can be hard to come up with ideas of how you and your partner should spend time together, as funds[...]
How To Pronounce Lingerie and Other French Underwear
To avoid any 'faux-pas' (fo-pa) when ordering underwear, we've put together a helpful guide to getting by when dabbling in[...]
7 Sexual Looking Flowers If You Need A Laugh
It seems that nowadays, sexual looking flowers are indulging dirty minds everywhere. Who doesn’t love to giggle at phallic foliage[...]
Lingerie Buying Guide Part 2 – Buying Lingerie For Your Partner
No longer do we have to have to feel awkward perusing bra sets in high street shops. Lingerie shopping can[...]
Lingerie Buying Guide Part 1 – Buying Lingerie For Yourself
It’s the ultimate ‘me time’ – buying beautiful lingerie for yourself – but when do you get the chance to[...]
How To Wear A Bodystocking
To a bodystocking virgin, it is not impossible to imagine this marvellous creation as an implement of lingerie torture - entrapping the wearer in a tangle of fishnet and lace whilst exposing our fine forms in the most unflattering of places. In fact, the bodystocking couldn’t be more different. With the right selection, this fabulous one-piece not only controls those unwanted bulges - it’s wonderful to wear under that LBD and is actually perfectly practical. It can be the most seductive of lingerie, subtly revealing and tempting your lover, offering a hint of skin through erotic and sheer materials. What’s not to love?
The Great Turn On
It was a clear night. Inky dark sky. Stars twinkling in an obligingly picturesque fashion, just as anyone could have[...]
Date Night: How To Incorporate Costumes In The Bedroom
As our lives become ever busier it can be hard to find time to tick everything off on our 'To[...]