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Agent Provocateur Fights Back
Posted by richard | April 20, 2012

Agent Provocateur has become such a fixture in the high-fashion mainstream that it’s easy to forget the lingerie superbrand was literally a child of the 1970s British punk-rock movement, the fashion sensibility that grew out of it and the social anarchy that enveloped it.

Founded in 1994 by Joe Corré with help from his parents, the new wave icons Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, …

This Summer’s Coolest Print
Posted by richard | April 20, 2012

I first caught a glimpse of this head-turning print from Zinke‘s debut swim collection at a trade show last summer and, as JLo would say, got instant goosies.

Bright, busy and colorful, Zinke’s chevron pattern is a magnet for eyeballs; I was probably 50 feet away when I spotted it on a rack crowded with other Z-goodies.

I had two questions: where did …

Beautiful Spring Blues
Posted by Melmira Boutique | April 18, 2012

The color of the sky and sea, both calming and energizing, blue symbolizes trust, confidence, intelligence and truth. This season, blue is everywhere to be found and lingerie is no exception.

Here are few of our favorite shades, patterns and silhouettes in blue lingerie foundations from this spring’s collections:…

Niki’s New Wrapping
Posted by richard | April 18, 2012

Leave it to Made By Niki to take an increasingly familiar trend and turn it on its head.

With its latest capsule collection, the award-winning UK label offers a new spin on trendy bandage-wrapping — a look that’s become increasingly common in everything from lingerie to couture fashion collections since Bordelle pioneered the faux bondage style a few years ago.

Niki’s Atomic Lace set …

Dreaming of Summer
Posted by LT Staff | April 16, 2012

A wide variety of lingerie ensembles ranging from couture labels like Carine Gilson to mass-market brands like Guess get a wonderful showcase in this delicious photo spread from the current issue of Elle France.

Bathed in midday sunlight, waifish Irish model Laragh McCann wears mix-and-match groupings from Etam, Eres, DKNY, Ralph Lauren, Aubade and other (mostly French) brands, with hosiery …

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