It doesn’t take much guesswork to figure out what inspired the first lingerie collection from the young Montreal label Love At First Blush.
The all-black Nine Lives collection is sleek, stylish and figure-hugging — just the sort of thing Catwoman might wear during her down time. And yes, those lace kitty ears are part of the collection!
How did the creative team at Agent Provocateur find inspiration for its new Spring-Summer lingerie collection? By watching lots and lots of porn.
Not the depressingly unoriginal raunch that spews from today’s X-rated film factories, but the soft-focus, semi-explicit narrative fantasies that challenged tastes and censorship laws back in the 70s.
Most artists are familiar with the timeless struggle between creativity and commerce. It’s one thing to express your inner visions on canvas, quite another to make a living doing so.
Rio Wrenn knows that dilemma well. The Portland, Ore.-based textile artist has been staging exhibitions and producing small sets of unique but seldom-seen fashion creations for about five years.
That Jean Paul Gaultier sure knows how to make a splash.
While the fashion world is still buzzing over yesterday’s Paris couture show from Gaultier — a suitably trashy collection inspired by the late Amy Winehouse — shoppers on this side of the pond can finally start lining up to get their hands on his new Créateur lingerie collection for La Perla.
Canadian photographer Malina Corpadean gets an 8-page spread in the February issue of Fashion magazine for this wry, retro-styled editorial series called Spring Cleaning.
The feature is a great showcase for nouveau vintage styles from some contemporary lingerie masters, ranging from Dolce & Gabbana to UK retro label What Katie Did and Canadian stars like Fortnight (above) and Blush.