LCF BA Fashion Contour graduates' work on display at Collective 205

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The Class of 2014: Lingerie & Sportswear Show

Before I went on holiday I introduced you to Collective 205, a group of 20 BA Fashion Contour students and 6 BA Fashion Sportswear students from London College of Fashion who have got together to
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Fashion

Nicky Rockets t-shirt Nicky Rockets’ “Killer Curves” T-Shirts

I love reviewing things here on Rarely Wears Lipstick, but it always has to be something that I think is worth reviewing. If I’m going to spend the time to wear/use something, take photos and write a blog post, it needs to be for a product that fits well with me and my blog. A
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LCF BA Fashion Contour graduates' work on display at Collective 205 The Class of 2014: Lingerie & Sportswear Show

Before I went on holiday I introduced you to Collective 205, a group of 20 BA Fashion Contour students and 6 BA Fashion Sportswear students from London College of Fashion who have got together to
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Lingerie by Sophie Chessher Introducing… Collective 205

Regular readers of Rarely Wears Lipstick will know how much I love discovering new lingerie designers, so you can imagine how pleased I was when I got an email from a group of 2014 graduates
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Dita Von Teese in vintage Thierry Mugler. Image by WENN.com Style on a Budget: Dita Von Teese

I’ve never done any sort of style challenge or ‘style on a budget’ posts here on Rarely Wears Lipstick, but when ReeRee Rockette tweeted asking “Any bloggers want to join in with a under £10 style challenge? The first inspiration will be Dita Von Teese – how creative can we be!“, I just had to
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London lingerie boutique Wayward Grace Wayward Grace at Revival

I spoke to a friend of mine a while ago about her desire to open a lingerie boutique. She had a vision of a shop that would stock pretty undergarments for anyone who wanted to wear them, creating a warm and safe environment in which to browse and try on anything which took their fancy.
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Sex / Relationships

Butterfly Rubyyy Jones: Waiting…

Hello darlings! Hoping this little blog post finds you feeling absolutely joyous and gentle at the same time. So much has been going on in the world, my world and, therefore no doubt, your world.
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Image via Geekr's Flickr photostream How to cope with jealousy in relationships

Everyone feels jealous to some degree at many times in their life. You may have been jealous of the kid in your class who was academic, sporty and popular. Or perhaps the person at work who always seems to get everything right and is up for promotion. More likely is that you’re jealous of that
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Image via @Doug88888's Flickr photostream How to keep your head when falling in love

You meet someone amazing, you go on a few dates, you fall head over heels in love. You’re so happy that you just can’t stop talking about it. It’s a story that I’m sure many of you will recognise, but how do we stop it before we get too bad? When a friend meets some
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Life

The album cover for Madonna's "Like a Virgin" Women, sexuality and the music industry

Last year, I was asked to write a series of articles on sexuality and female musicians. It never happened in the end, and so I saved my first piece and promptly forgot all about it. However, I was reminded about the subject of that first article at the weekend and so I thought it was
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Flying in to Portland from New York A change is as good as a rest?

It has been said that a change is as good as a rest. However, sometimes that’s utter rubbish when there’s no getting away from the fact that a rest is exactly what’s needed. Occasionally, it gets to a point where life as you know it is just too much, and so putting your feet up
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Image via worak's Flickr photostream Tales from Down Below: Tending your Lady Garden

Janice Turner wrote an article for The Times a few years ago entitled “When the Bikini Line Turned to a Battleline” where she pondered, “why in the West is the pubic bush, the most luxuriant manifestation of our sexual hormones, now universally condemned as ‘unsexy’?” Indeed. Who started this rumour and can we please ask
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Feminism

The Vagenda: A Zero Tolerance Guide to the Media Review: The Vagenda

When I was offered a review copy of The Vagenda: A Zero Tolerance Guide to the Media by Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, I was initially hesitant for a couple of reasons. The first is that I had already unfollowed Vagenda on Twitter because I was no longer interested in what they had to say.
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Image via Bo Nielsen's Flickr photostream Ask A Feminist: Street Harrassment

This month, the Rarely Wears Lipstick ‘Ask A Feminist’ panel have been asked the following question: Do you have any tips on how to handle street harassment? I emailed the panel and have reported the resulting conversation in full. I hope you find it interesting and/or useful. Feel free to add your views (and suggestions
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Image via xlordashx's Flickr photostream Feminism Friday: Wowzers!

Saturday 8th March is International Women’s Day, so what better time to celebrate the achievements, creativity and talents of women and girls around the globe? Well, that’s exactly what Wowzers Festival will be doing in
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