ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Professional Lingerie For The Beige At Heart

Updated on May 12, 2010

I've been guilty of repetitively body slamming beige lingerie into a sobbing mess on the wrestling wring of feminine attire over the years. If you're even a semi regular reader, you'll already be aware of my distaste for beige. It burns as an eternal fire fanned by the fact that almost every piece of lingerie I find comes in a permutation of beige usually disguised by a euphemism such as 'Damask' or 'Cafe Au Lait' or 'Jersey Cow'.


Once or twice I have relented and admitted that not all beige lingerie must be awful by design, unfortunately, that does not mean that most beige lingerie isn't the spawn of Satan hopped up on time management software.


Why, oh lord why is beige lingerie so popular? Whilst wearing beige, one fades away as a feminine creature and is reborn anew as a worker drone. Beige lingerie doesn't just represent a barely repressed desire to melt into the ether, it is also immensely practical in terms of being stealthy, which is why ladies with Real Jobs often wear beige underwear under their work-a-day attire. For many women, it is not enough simply to conform outwardly to the way that society understands professionalism, it is important to conform to one's very skin.


Of course, sacrificing pretty underwear for beige comfort may cost more than the price of a stock standard pair of panties. Lingerie isn't merely about comfort, its a statement you make to yourself about who you are. It may surprise those who are not familiar with the fact that many men wear lingerie that men who wear lingerie generally buy much more feminine and indeed, aesthetically pleasing lingerie than many women do. And that, is of course, fine. Not everybody finds their inner selves reflected in the gleam of a pretty silk panty. Not every day needs to be begun with a stunning teddy, suspenders and stockings. Sometimes a bra and panty set will suffice.


But wearing beige lingerie isn't merely a way to wear lingerie at work without anyone noticing that you are wearing any, it is also an insidious force that can taint the very way you think and feel. How can one possibly feel creative and joyful when one is covered with flesh toned fabric that neither flatters nor inspires? Beige is the color of neutrality, of indifference, of duty and requirement.


It is possible to wear pretty lingerie in the workplace. It is possible not to give over every scrap of individuality to the whirling black hole that is your career. You are more than neutral tones. Embrace color. Embrace life.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Tom 8 years ago

      I to think beige is pretty boring I would much rather wear pretty colors or prints and I agree that it does affect the way one feels about themselves.

      I choose to wear as many colors as I can and wear colors that work with one another.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)