Ever since the days of Madonna and Jean Paul Gaultier, lingerie as outerwear has been a fixture on the lingerie scene. Yes, the look may fade in and out of “official” trend reports but wearing chemises, bustiers, and camisoles as part of your everyday attire has never really gone out of style. Countless celebrities, from Halle Berry to Rihanna to Kylie Jenner, have all embraced this look, and it has a constant presence on runways ranging from Dior and Dolce & Gabbana to Marc Jacobs and Givenchy.
Named after Psyche, the Greek goddess of the soul, Designer Psyche Terry infuses the myth’s whimsical notions of love, ambition, fearlessness and perseverance into her own life…and these very same concepts appear in Inspire Psyche Terry. The line’s debut Spring/Summer 2017 collection features a range of feminine, timeless silhouettes with romantic details and thoughtful embellishments, all aimed at empowering to love themselves and follow their own individual aspirations – much like the brand’s namesake goddess Psyche.
A couple of years ago, I wrote an article on black-owned lingerie brands and it became one of TLA’s most popular articles to-date. Despite what many business experts or industry authorities have to say about the importance of “neutral” or “colorblind” companies, it turns out many people want to support underrepresented or marginalized designers. This is especially when these brands respond to a need the larger intimate apparel industry has neglected for decades.
Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. I’ve said it before, but the $50-$99.99 price range for intimates is one of my favorites (My other fave? The ultra-luxe $500+ price range.) I love this segment of the lingerie market because it’s inexpensive enough to be accessible, but also priced high enough to give designers room to create some truly special pieces, especially if you’re interested in buying from indie brands. Today’s […]