Feel Sexy Every Day

Dita Von Teese, empress of burlesque, shares her advice on how to feel sexy every day! I love her perspective and she has some amazing lingerie advice, naturally.

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Dita von Teese knows a thing or two about sex appeal. It’s an art form she’s been studying since childhood, riffling through her mother’s panty drawer (“she had some pretty sexy things in there”), getting her first job at a lingerie store at 15 (“I begged them to let me be a stock girl”), and saving up those early earnings for secret, sultry purchases (Her very first? “It was a Tiffany blue, shiny, silk garter belt”).

Read more: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/features/dita-von-teese-how-to-feel-sexy

Fashion is Shape

Fashion is an ever-changing shape. The ideal figure that trends seek to perfect has been changing throughout history. Women can take drastic measures to be perceived as beautiful in the eyes of their societies. This has always been fascinating, but the practices of the past were even more amazing in how incredibly severe they were. When you look back at the history of fashion, it’s easy to feel grateful for the advances in technology that created the soft, flexible, and glamorous pieces of shapewear we wear today!

The different shapes of beauty and the methods used to alter the body in the name of fashion can be seen on Fashion Era if you’re interested in knowing more about it. It just proves that looks could quite literally kill.

Fashion is a shape, a changing shape. That shape is mainly formed and controlled by some device which affects part of the body’s natural outline. What is considered beautiful in the eyes of one race may be thought horrific in another. Beauty then is in the eye of the beholder, and for centuries beauty has been shape.”

Love Your Curves!

It can’t be stressed enough how important it is to love your body. Take care of yourself, adorn your body with pride, know you look beautiful and don’t be afraid to strut your stuff!

With messages left and right telling women that they need to change, it’s difficult to ignore it all and know that you’re fabulous just as you are. When you come to understand that and love yourself, it becomes much easier to nurture your mind and health to improve yourself rather than “fix” yourself.

The famously curvaceous Christina Hendricks has a body type that deviates from the modern beauty ideal, but the fact that she is absolutely gorgeous is undeniable. She feels the pressure like every woman does, and this is what she had to say in response:

“Sure, I’d be happier with 10 pounds off — wouldn’t every woman? But when I looked at pictures of myself at the Emmys, I thought I looked beautiful. I didn’t tear myself apart.”

 

And that’s just what every gal should do. There may be a few things you want to change, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t beautiful. You are. Own it.

If you want to keep a voluptuous body in tip-top shape, consider these exercises: http://www.exercise.com/article/love-your-curves

Posture Check!

Having good posture gets you feeling and looking good instantly! Imagining an upward pull from behind your ears can help guide you to the right position. Shapewear is also known for supporting good posture by helping you straighten your spine.

Vintage Vandalizm’s Pinup Tips

The amazingly stylish and beautiful NYC blogger behind Vintage Vandalizm has a bit of advice for any gal who indulges in pinup fashion. Whether you’re already dressing like a pinup or are interested in implementing the look into your wardrobe, these style tips can help: http://vintagevandalizm.com/pinup-tips/

“I want to bring back the essence of mid-century women; the non-body conscious, curvaceous, well-groomed, and fashionable women who roamed the streets of New York City dressed for no occasion at all but for the sake of j u s t b e i n g f a b u l o u s.” - Vintage Vandalizm