It wasn’t too long ago that a high-concept label like Chromat would be considered radical, even subversive, and have a hard time finding a market.
But the New York-based label founded three years ago by urban planner Becca McCharen is suddenly everywhere — on concert stages, in Hallowe’en costumes, decorating celebrities, in fashion editorials, and in a rapidly growing number of fashion-forward wardrobes.
From a knockout military-themed pageant by Agent Provocateur to the see-through latex Cheongsam dresses from Atsuko Kudo‘s new collection, last night’s Lingerie London fashion show gave patrons more than an eyeful.
A star-studded lingerie show will dazzle London’s fashion elite tonight, but its impact could be felt around the world for years to come.
A sold-out crowd of 400 UK glitterati paid up to £1,000 each for the eagerly anticipated Lingerie London catwalk show at Old Billingsgate, a converted fish market on the Thames and prized Victorian landmark.
It takes a clear head and a strong voice to make sense of all the media noise about obesity, sizeism, bullying and the whole snakepit of body-image issues that women are exposed to.
Stella Boonshoft has that clarity.
The New York student triggered a tsunami-sized public debate last week by simply posting a photo of herself in a bikini on her Body Love blog. And …
It’s been said that every generation has to discover Shakespeare in its own way.
And these days there are countless pathways to the Bard: from Woody Allen to Julie Taymor to Gnomeo and Juliet and many more.
But what about a lingerie collection aimed at dreamy young girls that tries to capture the timeless heartache of Romeo and Juliet?