Noticing the struggles and priorities of her kids and their peers, now in their 20s, over the past decade, made her realise that the new generation needed something different from what Agent Provocateur offered. The aesthetic — cool and casual — offers a more low-key take on sexiness, and Rees says it is designed to cater to a new generation of young people who share everything. In the post- metoo era, and thanks to increased visibility and activism from feminist groups and the LGBTQ community, as well as high-profile celebrities, attitudes to how sexuality is viewed and presented has changed, she adds. Underwear has a knack for reflecting cultural and social changes back at us, says Dr Rebecca Arnold, senior lecturer in the history of dress at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
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Lo Wearing One? Anyone who has watched Mean Girls will know by heart the scene that perfectly sums up Halloween for the female half of the population. Feminism has come a long way, but there's still an abundance of sexy cats that come out for the 31st of October. That said, Halloween was about sex long before it was about chocolate and children. Sounds decidedly un-sexy.
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It's important to pay tribute to the commendable women who've made a difference for the better — but what about the "bad" girls in history, who are notorious for their sexy, shocking, and sinister deeds? Here are scandalous women who have become legendary for everything from stripping to having affairs to naked horseback rides. To be clear, some of this "deviant" behavior was only scandalous for the time. Thankfully, we no longer find things like getting divorced, being bisexual, or embracing sexuality as a woman, full stop, as shocking or wrong in today's culture. But alas, these women were the early ones to break some of these barriers, and more.