Part Parisian floor show, part striptease, the runway presentation from iconic American brand Secrets In Lace was the closest thing to pure vintage fashion at Lingerie Fashion Week — an illusion that was spoiled only by the appearance of vivid candy-colored designs from the brand’s SS15 collection.
But the crystal-and-florets French lace Salar jacket (above) and the gasp-inducing Halite lace lounge pants (below) were just two of the highlights in the exceptionally elegant presentation.
Lingerie Fashion Week always seems to produce some unforseeable headline-grabbing moment that makes people think about their undies in a new way.
This year, that moment belonged to the New York upstart Play Out Underwear, which stormed the runway on skateboard and absolutely demolished gender boundaries with its squad of androgynous models.
The Georgia-based brand tried the same approach for the latest LFW show on the weekend, but this time the emphasis was clearly on the company’s increasingly broad range of style options.
Black roses and handcuffs. Whips and chains and silken devil’s tails. What else would you expect to find at a lingerie show?
The new RTW collection from Sex Trash designer Stephanie Paterek combines luxury fabric choices with modest restraints …