CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1994 |
A girls soccer coach broke into the homes of teen-age players to steal their underwear, police said Tuesday. Luis Castellanos, 19, was ordered to appear June 8 in Pasadena Superior Court for arraignment on seven felony counts of residential burglary and 12 counts of receiving stolen property after a Tuesday hearing in Glendale Municipal Court. Castellanos, who has pleaded not guilty, is being held at the Los Angeles County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
July 9, 1998 |
Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Tom Ford for Gucci aren't satisfied that their fashions and footwear visibly outfit men from head to toe. These days designers are battling for a less obvious segment of the market. More specifically, they want their signatures to grace the elastic waistband on men's underwear. And they've been spending millions on sexy, bare-it-all advertising campaigns to lure customers out of their inexpensive BVDs and Fruit of the Looms and into something new.
January 4, 1985 |
Two well-known designers of menswear express varying opinions on what's right today in the following interviews reported by Fashion85 staff writers Betty Goodwin and Mary Rourke. During his honeymoon last fall on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, Lee Wright sunbathed in men's cotton underwear. Not just any underwear, you understand, but fuchsia bikini underwear, which Wright designed himself, using his own body, as he puts it, as "a barometer of comfort."
November 2, 2012 |
Dark-and-edgy teen retailer Hot Topic Inc. is putting its own spin on underwear. The City of Industry company is testing a new lingerie brand called Blackheart and launching five stores in the Southland and Texas this month dedicated to their undergarments. Billed for "girls who rock and roll," Blackheart is going for a slightly older crowd than Hot Topic's typical teen shopper, the 18-to-30-year-olds who care about sexy undies but reject more preppy outlets like Abercrombie & Fitch and J Crew.
October 1, 2013 |
Miranda Kerr might be the second-highest paid model in the world, but don't be intimidated: She's really all about balance, professionally and personally. "My life is more balanced than ever," she says in the November edition of Cosmopolitan . "There was so much rejection in the beginning. Models are some of the most insecure people I've ever met. They're constantly being told they're not good enough. You've really got to practice loving yourself. " One way she does that on a personal level is by mixing the good with the slightly bad. PHOTOS: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012 "I believe in a balance and I try to live my life that way," she says in a behind-the-scenes video of her cover shoot (above)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1999
A man recently convicted of stealing several dozen pieces of women's underwear kept a stash of 2,000 pairs of panties, bras and pantyhose at his workplace in Whittier, police said Thursday. Manuel Cruz, 45, of Compton was convicted for a second time last month of underwear theft and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, said Whittier Police Officer Chuck Drylie.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 2006 |
Holiday shoppers will find seductive stocking stuffers and naughty gifts at Frederick's of Hollywood's flagship store on Hollywood Boulevard. The silky chemises, outrageously tiny thong panties and lacy brassieres are all there, many offered in bright Christmas red and New Year's Eve black. But where is the mannequin of Milton Berle in his drag dressing gown? Where is Madonna's black and gold bustier? Where is Mae West's marabou-bedecked negligee?
February 23, 1998 |
Get me a doctor, STAT. Well, maybe not just any doctor. Turn to the double-spread ad on Page 60 of last week's Sports Illustrated, and pick any one of the five heart-stopping medical professionals, all posed in surgical garb and underwear. They're kicking off Jockey's latest advertising campaign, "Let 'em know you're Jockey."
October 26, 1998 |
Trying to become a father? Then consider the briefs-versus-boxers issue. The choice you make could mean a difference of 20 million or so sperm making it to that precious sought-after egg. When talking about male infertility, we need to get down and talk about the basics: boxer shorts versus briefs. While not the most important issue in male infertility, it is definitely a consideration for couples trying to get pregnant.