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Monday, April 10, 2006

Baring it all!

Ha! Did I grab you with that title? :) Writers spend a lot of time "dressing" their characters, not only out on the street, but in the bedroom. Today's blog asks the question - What do men really want in the boudoir?... (speaking only about wardrobe, ladies!). Think back to all the guys you have known both in real life and in the movies... did they have a preference? I think the possibilities can be boiled down to 4 basic styles.... a) romantic/feminine lingerie, b) sexy/bold/in your face duds, i.e. leather bustier, etc. c) comfy, natural, i.e. football jerseys, t-shirts, etc., 4) bare skin - thank you, ma'am!). In my own books I try to dress my heroines in accordance with their character, but if guys were the only ones reading our books, what do you think they would choose? I'll reveal my take on this later in the day. :) And if you want to weigh in on a second topic - what percentage of men are comfortable shopping in Victoria's Secret - either with or without their sweeties? Can't wait to hear what you have to say!!! Janice

14 comments:

LuAnn McLane said...

I think that all you have to do is say the word lingerie to a guy and it gets him hot and bothered LOL I think that guys love sexy, lacy or even frilly underwear or nighties and as women we worry how we look in the skimpy attire because of the Victoria's Secret models....but I think that we are much more sexy to our men than what we realize...If I could get through my head I might venture out of my over-sized t-shirts that I sleep in. That being said, our men need to remember our "womanly" shapes when purchasing this stuff and stay from stuff like thongs.. yikes!

I know that when I was researching leather outfits for a scene in Wild Ride, I told my dh about this and he was all about me buying one, not that I ever did. I don't know if I could keep a straight face while wearing it but I just bet that it would be a blast.

Karen Kelley said...

LOL! What would men want---NAKED!

Lisa T said...

Ha, if you're in the bedroom with him that's all a guy wants. Clothing is optional. I think what we wear is for our own personal feeling ie: sexy, playful..etc.

As my DH says naked is best but play dress up if you want...lol.

snowflake said...

I thik number 4.

Alyssa said...

I think men prefer naked. They like frilly lingerie on occasion, but skin is best. ;)

Lori said...

I think that men like NAKED, but they enjoy thinking about their ladies in a sexy little number.
Lori

Stacy~ said...

Yeah, I have to agree. Men like the straightforward approach, and you can't get anymore straightforward than showing up to the party "as is".

I think second choice would be to have you trumped up like a Victoria's Secret model with the bustier and garters and other contraptions that pinch and squeeze and make you feel like you're wearing something 5 sizes too small. Sounds fun, doesn't it?

Joni said...

My hubby likes seeing me in lingerie every now and then, it's sort of foreplay for him to which he doesn't mind stripping me of! But for the most part, he likes NAKED. As for shopping at Victoria Secret, well, he hasn't a clue what to buy nor would he be caught dead there because of how private, modest and lack of knowing what to buy there..hehehe. He prefers that I buy whatever my heart desires that has him in mind. But again, he prefers me NAKED!

Cryna said...

I have to agree with the others, that men want you naked in the bedroom. I know from experience that my late husband used to like the sexy nightgowns but it was more like before retiring to the bedroom. There it was the pleasure of taking it off, and getting naked. That was the attire that he enjoyed in the bedroom.

Lucy Monroe said...

LOL Yep...definitely naked. Though dh loves when I wear the sexy nightware around the house, to watch a DVD, eat dinner, etc. But in the bedroom, when life gets both ultra fun and serious? Nakie. :)

Janice Maynard said...

Well, I tried to comment on Monday... let's see if I can get on now!

Janice Maynard said...

Hey, thanks to everybody who responded. I had some blogger problems, but I'm official again.
Yep - I agree on the "naked" diagnosis. My dh is fine with me spending money on pretty/sexy stuff, but it's sure not necessary. So I say - we buy the nice stuff for us, and if the guys enjoy it, too, that's icing on the cake. Until next time...

Mishy Pinchy said...

I'd say...his clothes.

I'm 21 but I can honestly say I'm already a bit more self-conscious about being naked with my DB (dear BOYfriend) then I was a few years ago. I used to be able to lounge around in the nude and not worry about a thing, but now that classic Seinfeld episode about "good naked" vs. "bad naked" comes to mind. As such, I went out and got some lingerie, which is fun and makes him feel special somehow.

But I know on a regular day, he just goes nuts when I walk around one of his jerseys or t-shirts that go just part way down the bum.

The trick is leaving a bit to the imagination, while giving them something to work with. (Because really ladies, men don't have enough of an imagination, do they?)

Terri Lynn said...

Well I can only speak for my hubby - but he prefers the sexy romantic stuff. Really - seriously. LOL. He says he'd rather look at woman in lingerie - leaves a bit of mystery. I prefer an old comfy tshirt and sweats LOL