Where (online) can my wife and I shop for women's intimate apparel
without being confronted with photographs of scantily-clad women? We
have discovered only one such site: integrityintimates.com. What are
A good answer will be a list of several other online shops which sell
romantic garments, but display them without the use of a model. The
shops must be open for business to an English speaking person ordering
from a location in the U.S.
The best of all possible answers would include links to a shop or
shops that offers a selection of lingerie which is both classy &
alluring. (We thought many of the products offered by integrityintimates.com
lacked in the classy dept.)
Request for Question Clarification byangy-ga
I've spent quite a bit of time looking for what you want without any
luck – though I've seen some lovely garments along the way.
Part of the problem seems to be that designers design for women, so
they like to see their products displayed by women, not dummies; and
also that manufacturers supply the retailers with the photographs that
they feel represent their products best; so the individual retailer
may not have much say in what photos they are allowed to display of a
There are however several sites that use models in much the same way
that the Kmart catalogue does – displaying the garment rather than
using suggestive poses. Would a site like that be acceptable to you?
I suspect from what you say that the kind of lingerie you are looking
for in terms of quality and appeal is the sort sold by Victoria's
Secret. They do, of course, use models and their catalogue is famous
for its glamour, but I personally (female) find the models elegant but
Clarification of Question byanonymous1-ga
Thank you for your prompt and helpful response. I apologize for my
delay in responding to your request for clarification.
Your explanation as to why we have had difficulty finding what we are
looking for is both plausible and even, perhaps, justifiable.
We also agree with your assessment re: the quality of merchandise
offered by Victoria's Secret; however, it appears to us that
Victoria's Secret has become more aggressive in capitalizing on the
revenues generated by sexy images, supermodels, etc. As, we have come
to feel that their marketing practices are neither discreet nor
glorifying to marriage, we have begun looking for alternatives.
But to the point–we would be grateful if you would share with us the
shops that you have discovered which display garments without sensual
or provocative marketing.
Thank you again for the time you have invested in responding to our