Writers and lingerie designers have a lot in common, because both are in the business of telling stories.
That’s why you’ll often hear designers refer to the “stories” in a new collection; as in, “This season we introduce six new stories.” (There’s even a lovely British label called Intimate Stories.)
There are many subtle differences between French and American culture, including the way people buy their underthings.
In France, for example, it’s often said (somewhat ruefully) that there are two categories in lingerie: those styles you buy for yourself, and those that your husband buys for his mistress.
And that’s only partly a joke. In the online ballot for the first French Lingerie Awards, …
Among all the Greek myths, there’s probably none as un-sexy as the gruesome tale of Theseus, the unlucky sap tasked with slaying the Minotaur and then finding his way out of the Labrynth. It’s a bloody tale filled with tragedy, vengeance, suicide and a lot of quasi-cannibalistic man-eating.
With a name like Luisa Loveday, the founder of the UK’s newest luxury lingerie label seems like she was destined for a career in romance.
But was it fate or fiction that gave newcomer Loveday London its richly appropriate brand name?
It’s a mark of her maturation as a performer and a person that Britney Spears has finally been deemed safe enough to front a commercial lingerie brand under her own name.
The Intimate Britney Spears will debut in Canada, the U.S. and Europe in September, offering a range of lingerie sets, bustiers, kimonos, loungewear and sleepwear.