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Welcome to our new website, Swankypins.co.uk. With our new design, we wanted to make your shopping experience with us simpler and enjoyable and we hope you love the new look like we do. It has taken 3 months to build from the ground up with lots of bells and whistles that were not on theContinue reading
The Power of Lingerie When I talk about lingerie I mean the ‘nice stuff’ which in my mind is different to general ‘underwear’. Underwear is what I wear whilst sitting here writing blog posts in solitary, (for example M&S full knickers and a completely miss-matching non-wired bra) – I don’t feel the need to lookContinue reading
Suspender Belt Advice for Men / Male Wearers I have written this brief guide because I know from the amount of emails and telephone enquiries we receive from men that some advice is needed when it comes to styles and sizing. Suspender / Garter Belts made specifically for male wearers are very rare and certainlyContinue reading
Vintage Girdles – from the 1920’s-1960’s Girdles have been around for 100’s of years although were more commonly called corsets until earlier this century. Originally they were fairly heavy and difficult to get into and a helping hand was needed to tighten the lacing at the back, but all this changed – fast forward toContinue reading
In the 1950s, glamour was what women wanted most following the austerity of the 1940s. They saw the big screen stars and pinup girls that had curves, nipped waists and high pointed breasts and style icons such as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn & Grace Kelly and wanted to imitate the look. Under those full circleContinue reading
Swanky Pins’s insight: This type of vintage lingerie may well be a far cry from what we buy today, with tight girdles and rigidly boned corsets being constrictive and uncomfortable to wear, but the glamorous retro styles recreated in today’s modern fabrics are as hugely popular now as they were back in the day. Infographic:Continue reading
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Do we Really Need our Bra or is it Purely a Lifestyle Choice? I was scanning through other lingerie blogs recently & I remember seeing a post from somebody which got me thinking. She stated that the “need” for women to wear bras is a failure in our human evolution. Wow I thought, that’s one wayContinue reading
13 Simple Relationship Boosts to Help Bring Couples Closer Been drifting apart from your partner a bit lately – not quite as close as you once were? We believe great lingerie is the answer to many a problem but sadly it doesn’t work for everything so we’ve searched around for other answers that may help. 13Continue reading
Swanky Pins have a large percentage of buyers who are male wearers, many of which keep their CD activities a secret from their wives/girlfriends/family and who want to buy lingerie discreetly. I personally take a lot of calls from guys who buy lingerie for themselves, far more male customers contact by telephone than women asContinue reading
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