When the independent label NOE Undergarments splashed onto the lingerie scene less than two years ago, it was hard to pigeonhole. A bit sporty, a bit rock and roll, a bit gypsy, a bit glam … NOE was an unfamiliar style hybrid that didn’t fit anyone’s idea of how lingerie was supposed to be worn.
Surely it’s just a coincidence that UK lingerie brand Fleur of England has released two new Scottish-themed collections, back to back, less than a month before Scotland’s independence vote?
And surely there’s nothing political about designer Fleur Turner‘s decision to drop the “England” from her brand name for these two lines, replacing it with the very clannish “House of Fleur” to commemorate …
Canadian lingerie retailer La Vie En Rose had pride of place at this weekend’s Montreal Fashion and Design Festival, closing out the four-day event with a splashy outdoor runway show at Casino Montreal.
Alt girl Jena Malone raised eyebrows at the beginning of the summer when she appeared nearly naked in a video for the song “Dead Rabbit Hopes” from her band, The Shoe. The only thing that kept the Hunger Games actress on the good side of YouTube’s censors were a few small, carefully placed flowers.
First you laugh. Then you rub your eyes and do a double-take. Then you start thinking.
That’s the intention of, and the nearly universal reaction to, the TaTa Top, which has been turning heads across North America all summer.