Saturday, 23 May 2009

Cheap Lingerie Without The Cheap Look

Men spend a lot of money trying to find ways to make their
loved ones even prettier than they are. To find a look that
flatters what his mate has and hides the things she doesn't like
about herself can make everyone feel good. But what can be even
better is finding cheap lingerie that looks like it cost a
million dollars. Even now that's not an easy task. But with an
increase in online lingerie shops, it's getting easier.

Cheap lingerie might be a misnomer. Even lingerie on sale is
typically higher in cost than a pair of pants. But there are
places and times where men can find lower-priced lingerie.
Clearance bins at the local department store is one place to
look. These bins hold the pieces that got overstocked, or failed
to sell for some reason. As such, they may not be silk or satin
lingerie with frills or extras. But they can still make a good
gift for someone who has not become accustomed to higher-priced
lingerie. Another place to look for low-price lingerie is
online. With the myriad of lingerie storefronts on the Internet,
there are inevitably going to be those pieces that arrive to the
seller defective or tagged with the wrong size. Some will sell
returns for a percentage off. And with all of the competition
online, there will always be a shop here or there that is going
out of business and needs to get rid of its inventory, for
whatever customers are willing to pay.

There are as many styles of cheap lingerie as there are body
types in the world. Two distinct purposes of lingerie are to
enhance the body's natural beauty and to shape and modify parts
of the body that need help. Corsets, bustiers, bras, garters and
the like are shapers. They can make the breasts appear larger
and more shapely. They can also slim the waist and bring out
curves that are just barely there. Teddys, camis, baby dolls and
other similar styles of lingerie can enhance the body's natural
shape. They often cover the torso, and come in either one-piece
suits or a set with a top and panties.

Movies have made popular the silky, soft and lacy lingerie, but
it can be made of a variety of fabrics. Leather and velvet are
popular choices for those looking to go against the grain.
Cotton and other more 'comfortable' fabrics have made a recent
appearance to cater to women with "discomfort phobia." Lycra, a
stretchy material related to spandex, is popular among men's
lingerie and increasingly with women's bodysuits.

As the quality of it continues to increase, cheap lingerie
isn't just for the financially burdened. As many a cheapskate
has said, why spend a fortune to buy the name brand, when you
can get a knockoff for half the price? Purchasing lingerie on
clearance can be a great investment, if buyers are willing to
accept the imperfections. Trying a piece of lingerie on before
buying can keep sizing mistakes from becoming an issue. And a
simple inspection of the hems and fabric will minimize any
chance of getting a piece that will have to be donated to
Goodwill.


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