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Of course, this has prompted more than a few "wardrobe malfunction" jokey-jokes. WWD reveals a couple pieces from Janet Jackson's Pleasure Principle lingerie collection, an ode to the song of the same name on her 1986 Control album. Jackson has designed the 18-piece line with Aussie lingerie designer Bruno Schiavi, which is priced under $40 and will sell in the U.S. in the next few months, followed by Australia, Japan and Europe. Per the trade, the line "is designed to be comfortable for a range of sizes—32A to 44G, and is crafted of mostly satin and lace." Jackson told the pub: “I hate when you’ve had on a bra all day long and you just can’t wait to take it off — every woman has experienced that...A lot of lingerie tends to leave those marks and be uncomfortable. This line is about detail, fit and comfort as well as beauty and making women feel sexy.”
Expect more fashion to come from the singer, as Jackson and Schiavi have plans to expand the line beyond underpinnings in 2009.
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