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Best Bras: Our 2013 Favorites

Many of these favorite are now on sale online and in store.


Left to right, top to bottom:

1. Timpa
2. Chantelle
3. Beautiful Bottoms
4. Hopeless Lingerie
5. Chantelle
6. Mimi Holliday
7. Elle Macpherson Intimates
8. Huit
9. Cosabella
10. Calvin Klein
11. Elle Macpherson Intimates
12. Calvin Klein
13. Blush Lingerie
14. OnGossamer
15. Stella McCartney
16. Wacoal
17. Chantelle
18. Marlies Dekkers
19. Stella McCartney
20. Chantelle
21. Natori
22. Zinke
23. Natori
24. Eberjey
25. Huit

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Brighten up dull days…



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Wowsa!  The fact that I’m just getting to this post speaks to deep, deep pool of BUSY that Meredith and I have been swimming through lately.   New hires, buying trips, visiting families/friends/dogs, wedding planning and the occasional desire to do something summery and NON-work related, have kept me from this blog.  Big time.

So I know this is late in coming, but I really want you all to see some of the stunners that we saw whilst in NYC a week or so ago.   So pardon my tardy-for-the-party blogging and enjoy a teeny glimpse into SS13 lingerie.



Two of our very favorite bras from Elle Macpherson Intimates in color we can really get behind.


Variations on classic styles

All of us here at Winks are a little bit giddy over the fact that our favorite Marlies Dekkers bra is coming in this coral lace colorway.


New jammies

You asked for them!  Cotton and flannel PJ sets from adorbs line Three J Pajamas will hit our racks within the next month or so…


PRINTS to swim in!

This chevron print from Zinke Swim is will arrive in February…just in time for your “I can’t take this weather anymore” vacation.


Taking bralets to another level

My fave long-line, soft cup bra from Fortnight in grown up Easter egg colors.


We’ll be posting more as the week goes on…but for now, we hope you like what you see.  Get excited.




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Spring Lingerie: Elle Macpherson Initimates


How much do we love  Spring from Elle Macpherson?!

We love it a lot.

You will too!


The always amazing Cloud Swing Contour bra in Eclipse Blue ($68)…


…and the Underwire (unlined) version of Cloud Swing ($68)


Gentle Jade Chemise in Vintage Cream ($98)

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Perfect for your BFF

Gifts for your best friend can be tricky.

They need to be perfect.  They need to be intimate. And they can’t be the same thing that you bought her last year.

Enter the following bras.

At an excellent price point, these little lovelies are everyday wearable and all totally original gifts for your best girl.


With its wide size range (30 bands and large cups!) Claudette’s Dessous is perfect for all shapes and sizes.

Plus the see-through black mesh is pretty hot.

Claudette Dessous Mesh Bra ($56)

Demi cups give a subtle lift without a lot of padding.

A happy medium!

Elle MacPherson Intimate Lux Noir Contour Bra ($68)

A bestseller here at Forty Winks, the OG Bump it Up is the perfect t-shirt bra.

You can twist the center for more or less cleavage too!

OnGossamer Bump it up (46)

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Lingerie in the Fairground

I’m loving Vanity Fair’s Fairground so so much this month.

(Oh hello strapless jumpsuit coming down the stairs)

I’m thrilled by how some of these ladies have incorporated lingerie into their looks while still looking sophisticated and classy.  It’s a look that’s easy to try and so much fun to wear.

Personally, I’m quite smitten with the sweetly see-through cream top and highwaisted trouser look worn by Bianca Brandolini D’Adda.

Must replicate!

And if you’d like to replicate, we recommend the following bras for your lingerie looks.

Maison Close Villa Cancan Bustier in Noir


Elle Macpherson Lux Noir Contour Bra in Bronze/Jet


Huit Mrs. Wang Soft Cup Bra in Opium


Perhaps the most perfectly wearable piece of lingerie for underneath sheer tops is the Angie long line bra from Fortnight, a Canadian line arriving soon at Forty Winks.  Stay tuned!

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Rejuvinating on Vinalhaven

It was a wild summer here at Forty Winks.

Along with our day-to-day duties, there was an engagement (Rachel) , a house purchase (Meredith), buying trips to NYC, weddings, babies, birthdays, family reunions…you name it, this  Summer brought it.

And while these happenings were happy, exciting and GOOD, a little bit of exhaustion crept in and it become glaringly obvious that we needed a real, live weekend away.

So we packed up two cute boys, two even cuter dogs, a bunch of food/beer/wine and headed for Vinalhaven, ME.

With absolutely no cell phone service (iPhone, you can’t haunt us here!) and Atlantic on all sides (yeah, it’s an island) Meredith and I were actually able to relax.  One morning I read on the deck for two hours.  TWO HOURS!

Never without lingerie on our brains, we started comparing the colors we were finding on our walks along the gorgeous shoreline with some of the pieces at Forty Winks right now.   Meredith, our resident photographer, was able to beautifully capture the subtle similarities between the colors and textures of the Maine coast with the stunning lingerie on our racks for Fall.




Clo Intimo Fortuna Bralet, in Coral, $56.

Clo Intimo Fortuna Cheeky, in Coral, $38.


Marlies Dekkers Space Odyssey Balcony Bra, in Brown, $88.

Marlies Dekkers Space Odyssey Brazilian Short, $48.


Mimi Holliday Glace Super Plunge Push Up Bra, in White, $86.

Clo Intimo Fortuna Underwire Bra, in Nude, $52.


Chantelle Rive Gauche Demi, in Sapphire and Milk, $80.


Zinke Tulsa Bralet, in Lilac, $68.

Zinke Bright Lights Panty, in Lilac, $64.


Clo Intimo Fortuma Camisole, in Sage, $92.


Elle Macpherson Intimates Dentelle Contour Bra, in Jet/Green, $64.


Chantelle Rive Gauche T-Shirt Bra, in Sapphire, $76.

Chantelle Rive Gauche Shorty, in Sapphire, $34.





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Best of the Bras…Sale edition

Chantelle Spacer bra in Cobalt Blue

Original price $80….Sale price $60

Convertible, breathable, and  pretty much the perfect summer bra



Elle Macpherson Intimates Indigo Ray Bra

Original price $58….Sale price $42

An excellent fit with the perfect  Summer-to-Fall  pattern



Jenna Leigh Malawi Bra

Original price $96…Sale price $72

Lacey and silky and straight up sexy



Cosabella Never Say Never Push Up Bra

Original price $80…Sale price $60

One of our best sellers in one hot Summer color







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Happy Sunday

Due to its ability to elicited both terror and full on glee in me, the Zipper was always my favorite ride as a kid.

And while the ones I rode at the Blue Hill Fair didn’t look quite as ethereal as this (understatement of the year), I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic looking at this shot…

What was your favorite fair ride?


Via Pinterest (My Style Pinboard by Kristina Miletieva)


On a side note…

The whimsical colors remind me of our newest addition from  Elle Macpherson Intimates…the Dentelle Contour.

This newbie is just as pretty as the Dentelle Underwire, but with a light lining for coverage and a little push up.

Available here




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If you haven’t been in recently…

Here are a few new and exciting pieces hitting our racks…

If you are unable to get in, you’ll be able to shop them at our online store very soon!

Hope to see you soon!


Elle Macpherson Intimates Spree Contour Bra in Bright Rose, $62

Elle Macpherson Intimates Spree Thong in Bright Rose, $30


Clo Intimo Fortuna Demi Underwire Bra in Nude, $52

Clo Intimo Fortuna Adjustable String Bikini in Nude, $34


OnGossamer Microglamour Chemise in Moonshine, $78


Maison Close Villa Cancan Bustier, $68

Maison Close Villa Cancan Panty Suspenders, $42



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