‘Tis the season for party dresses, and now that everything – from the dress down to the very last jewel – is perfectly in place, it’s time to talk details.

Whether you’re hitting the party circuit in a body-skimming number or a frilly cocktail dress, a pair of seam-free and oh-so-comfy low-rise thongs or briefs (in a slew of cheeky patterns, prints, and solids) is necessary for eliminating unsightly lines. Need some assistance in the underpinning department? Here are three tips to live by:

1. If your dress is tight-fitting, pair it with commando’s signature low-rise thong for a barely there finish.
2. When in doubt, choose nude intimates – no flash-photography mishaps here.
3. Buy multiples. These are going to be your new go-to undergarments (trust us). And thankfully, they come in packs of three or more.

Our commando® Boutique opens Thursday, December 13, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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December 11, 2012

AN INTERVIEW WITH COMMANDO DESIGNER AND OWNER KERRY O’BRIEN 

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The reasons we love commando are endless. The elastic-free fabric that’s both comfy and flattering. The fact that we never have to worry about panty lines again. The brand’s playful personality. We sat down with the woman behind it all for her insight into the instantly successful (and celebrity-adored) line of intimates.

Rue La La: You made a gutsy move! What spurred you to leave the corporate world and start an empire of undergarments?
Kerry: I come from an entrepreneurial family and always knew at some point I wanted to work for myself. I found that my friends were interested in fashion but lingerie was often an afterthought. I felt that the industry was ready for a fresh approach – innovation and high quality product with a sense of humor. The result is our commando signature low-rise thong.

Rue La La: Tell us about the evolution of your raved-about line.
Kerry: The line has grown since we launched in 2005 to include slips with a patented weighted hem, a raw-cut cotton collection, and our new dig-free luxury legwear.
Continue reading “Five-Minute Pow-Wow: Kerry O’Brien Gives Us the Skinny on Flawless Foundations” »

December 14, 2010