Marks & Spencer is getting rather cool these days, and we're not just talking fashion and frillies
. M&S Beauty Hall is a new mini-zone packed with affordable designer exclusives - a sort of high street SPACENK.
Sales rose 36 per cent in the 10 days to Christmas as fans of the firm's frillies
snapped up undies and sex toys.
"The way they're selling, I believe frillies
will be 'in' for quite a while yet."
However can I suggest if the girlies in frillies
want to be taken as seriously as the men in shorts, it might not be wise for those such as Venus Williams to dress up - or rather down - in their undies as if auditioning for the Barbara Windsor part in Carry on Wimbledon
And this year's frillies
are more exotic than ever.
Gussie Moran shocked post-war Britain in 1949 when she wore "Frillies
" under her skirt
She has definitely gone for the tarty look with an Agent Provocateur coat dress unbuttoned to reveal her cleavage and daring frillies
. Kate was filming scenes for Romance and Cigarettes, described as a wacky musical about a two-timing husband.
This is the latest heart-stopping collection of frillies
from top US lingerie firm Victoria's Secret.
Changing in and out of her frillies
or rather YOUR frillies
because you bought them for your benefit every time one of the kids howls, will be chilly.
But when they arrived in Paul Street, they found rows upon rows of colourful frillies
. It was part of an art exhibition by local resident Corrina Sargood, 41.
It is almost as naff and filthy as wearing the tights under, rather than over, the frillies