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Lingerie isn’t for other women, it’s for you, because it’s for me. My mom grew up in an orphanage where they weren’t allowed to say the word “bra” because it was considered indelicate. They were referred to as “brays” – yes, the sound a donkey makes. But for my first First Holy Communion, my mom Continue Reading

I. Just. Can’t.

This is a bit of a PSA because I can not stomach these teen sexting statistics.   Let me repeat again. I sell lingerie -- I am the furthest thing in the world from a prude.   BUT I CANNOT ACCEPT THE PRESSURE PUT ON KIDS TO BE SEXUAL AT AN EARLY AGE.   That's one of Continue Reading

Mirror, Mirror

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Happy July 4! Maybe you are going to the beach, a cook-out, or an amusement park this holiday. I grew up one town away from the famous Palisades Amusement Park. An attraction known for its salt water wave pool, a wooden Cyclone roller coaster, and a large Fun House. Being the least life Continue Reading

Cover Your Butt!

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When it comes to underwear, it appears that women are split into two groups. One only wears thongs and the other, in their own words, “there is no way I am ever wearing that butt floss.” (True quote said aloud in my shop.)   If you are a thong wearer, the Linger group splits in half Continue Reading

Bling it On!

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Well summer has finally made it to the NY/NJ are and that means straps are back. Strappy sandals, wether sweet or spicy, appear to be the footwear of choice fo most women not in flip flops. And this year also brings the la mode look of strappy leather bracelets, often wrapping wrists multiple Continue Reading

Dear Mother Nature — Can We Talk?

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Please come in. Sit down. Some tea? Wine? Something stronger? Because I have to ask you a serious question. What the H are you up to! Seriously girl, it was just Memorial Day weekend and this morning, my heat kicked on. No, not metaphorical "heat" but heat as in from my home HVAC system. It was Continue Reading

Summer guests and lingerie

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Linger is located in a upscale but old-fashioned seaside town (Spring Lake NJ). Over 50 independent boutiques and not a chain store in site. Nearly every shop has a dog bowl outside. It is the kind of town where kids ride their bikes, carrying surfboards up to the beach. Entire families spill out Continue Reading