Fifty Shades of lingerie

YOU'VE read the book - now try the underwear.

A British firm has taken inspiration from Fifty Shades of Grey to launch a line of lingerie inspired by the bestseller.

Timed to capitalise on the surge of interest ahead of the film next year directed by Sam Taylor-Wood, the product lines for men and women will include boxers, camisoles, baby doll sets and lace button-up briefs.

The collection, by BlueBella, is the latest in a rapidly increasing multimillion-pound collection of merchandise which includes greeting cards, T-shirts, iPad covers and bathroom fixtures. A classical music album, released by EMI, featured 15 pieces of music referenced during the steamy, S&M-tinged encounters between the novel's protagonists Anastasia and Christian Grey. A

dult stores were revived by a 78% uplift in sales last year when the title became the best-selling book in British history.



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