Evgenia Lingerie is one of our favorite indie designers here on TLA. A one-woman brand based out of California, Evgenia (formerly Honeycooler Handmade) is known for intricate, time-intensive details like inset lace and the use of stunning French embroidered tulles. If you’re a fan of the brand, you may have noticed there’s been a bit of a gap since Evgenia’s last collection. The founder, Stephanie Bodnar, recently had a baby […]
We’re well into the luxury category now. The $250 to $499 price range is where you see unique (often exclusive or in-house designed) prints, laces, and embroideries as well as extremely fine grades of silk and tulle.
Though Stephanie Bodnar, the designer behind Evgenia Lingerie, has been in the lingerie business for awhile, Evgenia itself is still a very new brand. One of the most important things a fledgling brand must do is define its voice and point of view early on…lest it becomes lost in a sea of other new labels. Fortunately, Evgenia Lingerie achieves that goal admirably, and their fourth season establishes this indie […]
Here in Seattle around this time of year, the sun is up at 5:00 a.m. and setting after 9:00 p.m. While I love those long days (it’s still light enough to read by at 10:00 p.m. during the height of summer), they can wreak havoc on your body clock… especially if you happen to have an east-facing window. When I worked nights, which was for much of my professional career, […]
Please note some of these images are NSFW Evgenia‘s newest collection is moody, dark, and absolutely dreamy. It was inspired by the imagery in the Octavio Paz short story ‘My Life with the Wave’ about a man who falls for a beautiful, mysterious, tempestuous woman personified as a wave. Designer Stephanie Bodnar’s thoughtful take on this tortured and turbulent love affair has translated to pieces that are both sensuous and […]