Here it is: the finale, the coup de grâce, the closer to 2016. Speaking personally as Editor in Chief for a moment, I take our best lingerie brands of the year post very seriously. I start making notes on certain companies as early as January, “checking in” on them, so to speak, throughout the year.
The visual story of lingerie is everything, and a brand’s lookbook is one of the single most effective ways of transmitting that story. From a lookbook, you can learn if a brand is contemporary or traditional, luxury or inexpensive, French-inspired or American-influenced. A good lookbook conveys a brand’s identity, and it’s no exaggeration to say it can make or break a label.
As we enter the last few days of 2016, it’s time to take a look back at our favorite brands, lookbooks and blog posts of the year. These year-end roundups are among my favorite articles to put together. I spend so much time planning for the next post or project, that I don’t always get to look back and treasure an especially good article or photoshoot or brand campaign. Some […]
Welcome to TLA’s last editorial post of 2015! Our “Best of the Year” feature, an annual tradition since 2009, is meant to be a roundup of some of the most interesting, exciting, innovative, and noteworthy brands in the world of intimate apparel today. My team and I are share our favorites and recommendations, discussing which brands we think are standouts and which ones we should watch for another year. I […]
Bras in 40+ bands are a terribly underserved part of the lingerie market, but like many areas of lingerie, the industry is slowly catching up with customer demand. Today I’m showcasing 10 brands making great plus size lingerie in 40+ bands. These brands include both North American and British brands, but all are easily available to the US customer. To find out more about a specific bra, just click on […]