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From Sudoku Underwear to Half-Bust Corsets

 - Aug 31, 2010   Updated: Apr 14 2011
The word "undergarment" typically invokes thoughts of a sexy bra and pantie combo. However, these featured abnormal lingerie innovations are more thought-provoking than alluring.

Whether it’s wooden lingerie, greasy undergarments or underwear for your feet, you’ll probably be happier sticking to thoughts of a bra and panties than these awkward yet interesting pieces.

Implications - Fashion designers often build buzz by creating avant-garde collections of seemingly unwearable outfits. Lingerie in particular has embraced this theme, favoring unusual modern twists on classic undergarments such as corsets and bloomers. These unwieldy yet visually arresting pieces guarantee viral buzz in the blogosphere -- a must for emerging designers or fashion houses looking to rebrand.