Lingerie Glossary and Link-Map
The accessories section includes Gloves (lacy lingerie gloves, not thick wooly gloves !), Garters, Petticoats , Suspender Belts, Waist Cinchers, and Wigs.
A Babydoll is a short, sometimes sleeveless, loose fitting nightgown or negligee intended as nightwear for women. The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, appliques, marabou fur, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps. Sometimes it is made of sheer or translucent fabric like nylon or chiffon or silk. Baby dolls are made of sheer fabric, and consist of shaped bra cups with an attached loose-fitting skirt that comes down to anywhere between the navel and the hips. They usually have matching panties.We have Babydolls in
Lace and Satin.
A Bodystocking is usually a sheer close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso; many variations have sleeves and legs.It is usually made from a sheer fabric similar to those used for stockings and tights, or from fishnet material. Thus, bodystockings are not normally considered acceptable as outerwear, and are meant to serve as a novelty item of lingerie.
Other, more utilitarian kinds of bodystockings serve as an alternative to a camisole, and can be worn under a sheer blouse as a way of covering up the body without the lines of an under layer showing through. We have bodystockings in Bodystockings in lace , Fishnet Bodystockings and Other Bodystockings.
A Basque is a form fitting bodice. It looks much like a corset at first glance, except that it does not extend down the waist to the hips, like a corset does. It is usually made of lighter and thinner material than a corset, and is not really intended to shape the body (though some do, to a small extent). The basque is shaped to visually elongate the waist, and narrow the hips. A basque can have shoulder straps, like a bra, and garters for stockings, though the one shown in this photo has neither. A basque is usually full cup, as the one shown here, though the material can be very thin, even see-through. In addition to the obvious romantic uses, a basque, is a versatile piece of lingerie item that can be worn all day, under a light semi-transparent blouse, with a skirt or pantsuit, giving an exciting twist to your wardrobe! They can also be worn as the foundational garment of a wedding dress, and other formal wear.
Bras and Bra Sets Bras Bra Sets
A Corset is a woman's support undergarment that is boned and close fitting. It is almost always hooked and laced. It begins either above or just below the bust and extends down to the waist or below the hips. Usually garters are attached at its base. A corset supports the breasts from underneath and usually pushes them up and over the neckline edge. A corset is similar to a waist cincher that stops below the breasts. The main foundational advantage of a corset, over a bustier is that a corset reduces the waist, up to about 4 inches, and increases the bust, or at least the appearance of the bust. Some women use a technique of gradually tightening the corset over time to reduce even further. A corset pulls in the waist and flattens the tummy area giving a pleasing silhouette, the classic "hourglass" figure.We have patterned corsets, reversible corsets, satin corsets, tapestry corsets, and Other corsets that don't fit into the above categories.
A Bustier is a form-fitting garment for women. Its primary purpose is to push up the bust by tightening against the upper midriff and forcing the breasts up, while gently shaping the waist. Nowadays, it might also be worn as a push-up bra under a low-backed dress, or as a camisole for outer wear. We have Lace bustiers, Patterned bustiers, and Satin bustiers
A Camisole (or cami) covers the top part of the body, much like a "tank top". It is sleeveless and tight fitting unlike a loose-fitting chemise. A camisole is sometimes cropped allowing midriff exposure, but often covers the entire torso. A basic camisole is very flexible, giving you "more bang for the buck". They can be worn under sweaters, sleek tops, dresses, and many other clothing options. They are a very feminine T-shirt, pajama top, and so much more! With matching panties, they make a very fetching outfit for intimate wear. A camisole can be worn over a (strapless) bra, or without one. Some camisoles come with a built-in underwire bra or other support which eliminates the need for a bra. Recently, camisoles are being worn as outer wear (as are many other items of lingerie). Other tops are included in this section.
A Chemise is similar to a babydoll, except that a chemise is usually closer fitting than a babydoll is, and a chemise can be as short as hip-length, or as long as floor-length, whereas a babydoll seldom extends below or above the upper thigh. Like a babydoll, a chemise is always sleeveless, and can be trimmed with ribbons, bows, lace, etc. The chemise, like the babydoll, flatters many body types; it can be sized to emphasize your good curves and minimize any you don't like so much. With a wide range of styles and materials available, you can achieve any look from coy and comfortable to super hot and sensual! Of course, the chemise is an excellent choice for sleepwear.
Gartered Chemises have straps to attach stockings. We also have Lace Chemises, Open Bust Chemises, Patterned Chemises, Satin Chemises, and Other Chemises.
We have a large variety of dresses and skirts, some outdoor wear, some you would probably not want to wear outside, unless you are being particularly creative or daring.
Dresses & Skirts, Fishnet Dresses,
Plain Dresses, Other Dresses, Skirts
We have lots of fancy dress costumes from this likes of Shirley of Hollywood and Leg Avenue, these are the different sections:
Army , Bunny Girl , Bugs & Bees,Cat Family,Christmas, Cops & Robbers, Fairy Tale Costume, Halloween & Gothic, Historical, Maids Dresses, Nurses Outfits , Pirates, Sailors, School Girl Uniforms , Sporty, Other Costumes, and Accessories
Hosiery or stockings are close-fitting, elastic garments that cover the feet and legs. Hosiery can also add an extra touch of sex appeal when paired up with most lingerie garments, especially when paired with suspender belts and leg garters.
Hosiery comes in various styles including silk, nylon, and fishnet. Because the material is usually sheer, the legs are still visible, but appear silky, smooth and unblemished. Many women wear them with skirts or dresses or any sexy outfit. We have hold ups (self supporting stockings, no suspender belt is needed), Footless tights for wearing with short skirts and tunics, suspender tights for the sexy-stocking look without the hassel of using a suspender belt.
Hoisiery is arranged in the following categories:
Fishnet & Lace,
Fishnet & Lace,
Knickers - we have lots of them, lots and lots, these are the main categories, Knickers
Open Crotch Briefs,
A Teddy is a camisole and knickers made in one piece, similar to a one-piece swimsuit. They are usually fitted to the body, but can also be found in looser styles. We have teddies in the following categories: Teddies,
20-120 Denier Teddies,
Open Bust Teddies,
Finally we have socks, they are mostly elle brand, which are finer quality that the average sock, and also they come in a variety of fabrics, such as the supprisingly soft and lush bamboo fibre socks. Socks
Knee High Socks,