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Victoria's Secret Experiments With Corsets, Pleather, Extreme Padding

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Victoria's Secret is the indisputable king (or, rather, queen) of intimates: you, your mom, and your tween sister all go there for cotton underwear and push-up bras. Those items are easy enough to shop for, but the world of lingerie-teddies, bustiers, garter belts-is a lot more perplexing. What's sexy isn't usually functional, and what's functional is rarely sexy. In the video above, Racked's Katie Wisniewski goes through our latest haul to make sense of itty-bitty pieces of strategically placed fabric.