Underwear

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Made in Milwaukee: Jockey

Published Aug. 4, 2017

The fact that Jockey International is headquartered in Kenosha might come as a surprise to some people. Jockey - one of the largest, most famous manufacturers, distributors and retailers of underwear and sleepwear - sells products in 145 countries.

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Black Friday brawls make Cyber Monday a cakewalk

Published Dec. 1, 2014

If you need a break from your online shopping today, you might want to take a peek at some Black Friday brawls and then thank your lucky stars for the invention of the Internet.

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New undies designed to absorb blood

Published Sept. 14, 2014

Dear Kate is a relatively new line of undergarments with a built-in lining made to protect like a panty liner. OnMilwaukee.com recently took a pair on a test drive to Period Town.

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Voluptuous Secrets offers bras and more to full-figured women

Published April 6, 2011

"I was seeing too many large ladies walking around in bad bras. I decided to do something about it," says Theresa Gadzik, who opened Voluptuous Secrets in 2002. The business is so successful, that Gadzik says at times it's overwhelming.

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Pooghe Laundry is the new local standard in soft

Published April 9, 2009

Pooghe, the Milwaukee-based base layer collection -- tank tops, T-shirts, underwear, leggings and socks -- looking to launch this spring, is becoming synonymous with a new standard in comfort, design and antimicrobial technology -- a fancy word for "odor-free."

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Getting to the bottom of a sports mystery

Published Jan. 4, 2007

The recent Internet craze created by a cheeky USC cheerleader and her underwear (or lack therof) was futile and juvenile but also provided a revealing (pun intended) look at the current sports / web culture.

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Marquette underwear thief caught with his pants up

Published Oct. 16, 2006

Milwaukee Police arrested a 23-year-old man who was spotted rummaging through a Marquette University student's underwear drawer Saturday. It seems the man enjoyed collecting panties -- and had 46 Ziploc bags of them stored at his nearby home.