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Asceno: New Name, Same Chic Style
Posted by richard | July 15, 2014

You’ve dressed royalty, conquered the fashion press, and traveled the world — all before you turned 27. So what’s next?

If you’re the owners of Beautiful Bottoms, the silky lingerie and swimwear label from London, you start over with a risky name change that’s …


The modern sports bra revolution began 15 years ago today, when soccer player Brandi Chastain fell to her knees in the middle of the Rose Bowl field, pulled off her team jersey and raised two clenched fists to celebrate her winning goal in America’s astonishing …

Fortnight Looks Back To The Future
Posted by richard | July 8, 2014

The Canadian indie label Fortnight Lingerie is looking toward fall with one eye on the past — its own.

Rather than deliver a range of new styles, Fortnight is using its upcoming AW 2014 collection to “re-imagine” many of its most familiar pieces, like its …

Hanky Panky Debuts L.A.M.B. Collab
Posted by richard | July 7, 2014

A few years ago I was in Nashville with my teenage daughter when we saw a man taping hand-written flyers to telephone poles. “No Doubt — Free Concert — Noon Tomorrow,” it read, which made us laugh because obviously some tribute band with sloppy handwriting …


Whenever I’m asked by entrepreneurs or indie designers who they should look to for inspiration as they launch careers in the lingerie business, I always mention the name Gabrielle Adamidis.

A rare mix of steely determination, uncompromising originality and raw talent, the founder of …

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