Ever since I first became interested in the lingerie world, Fleur of England has been on my radar as one of those brands that consistently creates beautiful lingerie. It’s not a brand that I associate with particularly boundary pushing design work, but one that has always created sophisticated and elegant undergarments that I would happily welcome into my own wardrobe.
Edge O’ Beyond is a brand that made a huge splash when it first emerged onto the lingerie scene: its distinctive pairing of luxury laces with gold plated chain jewellery made quite the impression, with the brand picking up numerous noteworthy stockists for its debut collection (a rare thing indeed in today’s conservative marketplace). When Cora asked me to review the ‘Becca’ set from its first collection, I jumped at the chance to actually experience the lingerie for myself: could the product live up to the hype?
Founded in 2002 by artists Melanie Prober and Lisa Z. Morgan, British label Strumpet & Pink captured the lingerie world’s imagination with gloriously provocative knickers made from exquisite materials like silk chiffon, antique lace, and crocheted mohair. Oftentimes, underwear is viewed through a purely practical lens. For obvious reasons, people want to know how their knickers will stand up to all day wear, machine washing, and the various and assorted […]
I’ve been in the lingerie for around five years now; it’s not long in the grand scheme of things, but it means that I have seen A LOT of lingerie. As time’s gone by, I’ve found myself getting less and less excited by contemporary design. Capitalism demands that garments ultimately sell, so designers naturally face certain limitations in the materials, patterns and embellishments that they can use. It’s just the […]
Disclosure: I received this set as a gift from Mimi Holliday for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Mimi Holliday’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collections are full of styles named after sweet treats that are neither sickly nor saccharine. Cinnamon Sugar, Wild Strawberry, Marmalade – these simple, delicate flavors bring to mind sunlit autumn mornings in bed, with warm milky tea and cozy cotton sheets and fresh fall air. These sets […]