Agent Provocateur’s Parisian ‘Salon’
Posted by richard | August 4, 2014
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Is Agent Provocateur dressing itself up for sale?

You’re probably familiar with that real estate term, which refers to the practice of painting, decorating and generally sprucing up your property to make it more appealing to prospective buyers.

Whether intentional or not, Agent Provocateur‘s extravagant new fall collection has the same effect, and comes only a few days after British media reported the lingerie …

Three On A Match: NYC Indie Labels Host Their Own Lingerie Shop
Posted by Lingerie Talk | August 4, 2014
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It looks like another hot August day in New York and you know what that means: an exhausting trudge through the labyrinth of the Curve Expo lingerie and swimwear exhibition, collecting brochures and air kisses and hoping to find something new. You will, but it takes some time and your eyes will be blurry by lunchtime.

Retail buyers hunting for the next hip label …

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Is this the next great brand in women’s loungewear? Well, yes and no.

Loungewear, in fact, is just the start of things for Meng, whose stunning kimonos, kaftans and beach cover-ups will reach customers this fall in some of the world’s most prestigious retailers.

Based in the UK, the year-old Meng has already adapted its lavish prints for use in scarves and home linens …

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A Sexy Mirage From L’Agent by AP
Posted by Lingerie Talk | August 1, 2014
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Exactly a year after shaking up the lingerie industry with her directorial film debut for Agent Provocateur, Spanish bombshell Penélope Cruz has returned with another racy fantasy to promote AP’s young diffusion label L’Agent.

The new promo film, which arrived today after weeks of hype, features model Jon Kortajarena as a stranded traveler in the desert who comes across a carload of supermodels …

Warrior Chic: Lascivious + Úna Burke
Posted by richard | July 31, 2014
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The inspired collaboration between Lascivious and leather wizard Úna Burke — the latest in a long string of collabs between the edgy UK lingerie brand and avante garde artisans — answers a question we’ve wondered about for years: is there a place for Burke’s mind-boggling body armour pieces in the mainstream fashion market?

Lascivious, of course, isn’t anybody’s idea of “mainstream”, but at least …

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