Britney Spears lingerie line to launch Sept. 9

Britney Spears
Britney Spears next month is launching the Intimate Britney Spears line of lingerie and sleepwear. Above, Spears wears a lingerie-like costume to perform on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
(Tony Avelar / Associated Press)

Britney Spears is designing a line of lingerie and sleepwear called the Intimate Britney Spears in conjunction with Change Lingerie. The official launch is to take place with an event in New York on Sept. 9, the company announced Monday. The line has a website where it will be for sale. Spears -- who teased the collection on Instagram a few weeks ago -- says her objective was to create intimate apparel that’s “sexy, luxurious and comfortable.”

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