The inaugural UK Lingerie Awards seemed like a timely idea when they were announced a couple of months ago. There’s been a tremendous explosion of creativity in the British lingerie industry over the past decade, fueled by an intensely competitive market and college programs that routinely turn out skilled and ambitious graduates. The big high street brands keep refreshing and expanding their offerings, and a …
The image above is the winning entry in the 2011 Love Your Body poster contest held by the National Organization for Women. It was created by college student Kyla Hollis of Colorado, and will be used in the NOW Foundation’s Love Your Body campaign to promote self-esteem in school-age girls.
If you’re heading to Lollapalooza or, better yet, the Pitchfork festival in Chicago this month, you’ll want to take a brief detour up Michigan Avenue to gape at the city’s newest — and cheesiest — tourist attraction.
Your outfit is modeled by Lily Cole and photographed by Ellen von Unwerth. You land a job with a leading international fashion brand, which sells your first piece in boutiques around the world. And you start off with an extra €15,000 in your bank account.
Not a bad way to start your career as a lingerie designer, huh?
The girls in Ann He‘s photoshoots are dreamy and distracted, as though they are falling in love for the first time. Not with boys, but with themselves.
They are young people in the process of defining and discovering themselves, and their outfits — right down to those vintage briefs and lace tunics — are an essential part of it all.