When the cool New York label VPL debuted almost a decade ago, the concept of lingerie as outerwear was still something more suited to fashion runways than city streets. Today, that trend is part of the style mainstream and VPL deserves no small part of the credit for pushing it there.
Garter belts are often dismissed as unnecessary, or relegated to the boudoir. While adding spice to a special Valentine’s Day outfit, a garter belt (or ‘suspender’) can also be a practical, elegant addition to your wardrobe.
The most talked-about new lingerie collection of 2012 didn’t come from a precocious design school grad or a wannabe Gaga stylist, though there’s plenty of both around these days.
It’s the new Victoria’s Secret Designer Collection, which caught consumers and the industry itself by surprise with its sudden appearance in late January — when the powerhouse retailer is usually busy boggling our minds with …
Well, this is a bit awkward.
Supermodel Bar Refaeli will launch her own intimates label this month, hot on the heels of her new signature collection for French brand Passionata.
The just-in-time-for-Valentines-Day Love collection from Fleur of England offers another example of what this label does best: re-imagines classic lingerie looks and colors in a way that makes them seem fresh, modern and exciting.