One doesn’t think of underground or urban art as a likely inspiration for couture lingerie, but the very contemporary UK label Dirty Pretty Things somehow makes it work.
Heaven knows it’s hard enough interpreting the signals given off by teens and college-age singles. And you don’t want your underwear adding to the confusion.
That’s the idea behind the “conversation underwear” recently introduced by What Would Your Mother Do?
Remember the nervous thrill of going for a swim in your undies because you didn’t have a bathing suit handy? In fact, haven’t we all been to high school or college pool parties where swimsuits were just, ahem, unnecessary?
Maya Hansen is still a bit of an unknown in North America, but the Spanish corsetière and her breathtaking ensembles are finally getting some of the attention they deserve.