Brown is the most unloved color in lingerie, and we’ll be damned if we know why.
In the right hands it can create sensuous, earthy garments that hint at old-world decadence and nostalgia.
Still, most brands are loathe to explore the endless possibilities of brunette colorways, yielding instead to a safer, more familiar palette of nudes, naturals and slightly off-color earth tones.
It wouldn’t be a Monty Python show without a little of the old slap ‘n tickle, now would it?
The revered British comedy troupe, which opened its 10-night reunion show at O2 Arena tonight, got some help from lingerie brand Agent Provocateur, which provided an assortment of erotic costumes for the sold-out run.
If there’s such a thing as a rockstar in the lingerie industy, it’s Dita Von Teese. And if there’s an equivalent to a hit record, it’s the burlesque legend’s line of glamorous retro undergarment styles.
When Zaha Hadid‘s winning design for the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar (below) was unveiled last fall, it was met with outrage, approval and a lot of amusement.
It’s called the celebrity bump — the surge in sales and attention that inevitably follows when your work is endorsed, deliberately or accidentally, by an A-list star.
It’s coveted by everyone from artists to restaurant owners to video directors, and in fashion the careers of indie designers and couture houses can rise and fall sharply based on their celebrity affiliations.