Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links I have to be honest with you…Aubade isn’t a brand I’ve had strong feelings about for awhile. Of course, I know they exist. They were world-renowned, not just being for a quintessential French brand, but also for their striking black and white campaign imagery. You knew you were looking at an Aubade just from the way it was styled and shot. And then…the world […]
Every once in awhile, I like do an “I wish…” feature. Apart from being an exercise in masochism, these articles help preserve brands, pieces, and trends that might otherwise fade into the fickle obscurity of the internet. As I recently said on the TLA Patreon, there’s so much about lingerie industry that is never preserved. It simply disappears. And so I believe articles like this one are a small – […]
Edge o’ Beyond first made the lingerie industry sit up and take notice in 2014 with a luxurious debut collection featuring lusciously opulent laces paired with delicate golden chains. In 2017, this still-new lingerie brand shows all those accolades were well-deserved with their Spring/Summer 2017 Collection, the brand’s sixth.
A little more than a year ago, a young designer, Cristina Aielli, approached me at The Oxford Conference of Corsetry, to ask if I’d be willing to take a look at one of her designs. She was very shy, completely unassuming, and I remember how we went to a little tucked away area because she was worried about showing her work in front of others (last year’s attendees included the […]
One of the things I love most about running TLA is discovering new brands. There’s just something viscerally thrilling – electric almost – about finding a label with that unquantifiable “it-factor.” Even if it’s their very first collection, even if they’re still working through their exact vision, you can just tell who’s on the way to something unique and interesting. I love that moment. I live for that moment. And […]