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When I first started my lingerie brand ‘Karolina Laskowska’ in the Summer of 2012, I was pretty optimistic about the future. The brand had begun with wholesale requests and my own online shop was doing far better than I’d expected. Everything was new and very little seemed more exciting than the prospect of finding more stockists and joining the lingerie world as a proper lingerie brand. Fast forward three years […]

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One of my favorite things about the Curve Expo show, which happens twice a year in Las Vegas and New York, is discovering young brands from around the world that offer a fresh new take on design and inspire viewers to expand the notion of what lingerie is and can potentially be. Of course there are the established brands that we all know and love headlining these shows and drawing […]

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I know, I know… I’m the worst. Spring/Summer 2015 lingerie is starting to arrive in stores, and I haven’t even covered the second half of the alphabet yet. I almost can’t believe the next market is right around the corner (late February). The more I blog, the more it feels like my life is planned around market seasons… which seem to come faster and faster every year. But no complaints, […]

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by INVISTA/LYCRA. A week ago, I had the pleasure of attending Interfiliere New York again. Though Interfliere has been in Shanghai and Paris for years, this is only Eurovet’s second year holding the event in NYC. In case you haven’t heard the name before, Interfiliere is the intimate apparel industry’s leading tradeshow for fabrics and materials sourcing. It’s run by the same company (Eurovet) that […]

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Designing lingerie can be a hard, grueling job, but someone’s got to do it! Not that it’s without its perks, of course. However ,the industry is by no means a cushy one, and often the job is not nearly as luxurious as it seems. There are certain times the workload can get downright unbearable with 18-hour work days, non-stop travel and back-to-back meetings monopolizing your entire schedule, let alone your […]

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