Jemilla Robertson is happy taking a slow path to success. In fact, it’s a key part of the business plan for her new lingerie and loungewear label, Fellow Dreamers.

After working for 10 years in the industry for major commercial brands, the UK designer knew there had to be a better — and more meaningful — way to pursue her love of fashion.

The …

The Big Reveal: Lingerie-Inspired Looks Dominate This Year’s Runways
Posted by Lingerie Talk | September 29, 2014

A word of warning to fashionistas everywhere: you’ll want to carry a cozy wrap with you next spring, because it’s going to be a chilly one.

And we’re not talking about the weather. Next spring’s ready-to-wear collections from leading design labels from New York to Milan feature an unprecedented number of daringly sheer and barely-there ensembles, many of them inspired by the lingerie-as-outerwear trend.

If …

Private Arts’ ‘Foxy': These Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Posted by richard | September 24, 2014

With each new collection, the California label Private Arts moves closer to the epicenter of L.A. cool — that constantly moving target of trendiness that is one part style and three parts attitude.

A few days ago, the five-year-old label might have found that fashion sweet spot when Frances Bean Cobain, the famous-at-birth only child of grunge royalty Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, …

Hallowe’en Costumes For Fallen Angels
Posted by richard | September 22, 2014

Victoria’s Secret has quietly backed away from its annual rollout of erotic Hallowe’en costumes, probably because they had become a predictable lightning rod for criticism. They won’t be missed.

Who can forget those sexy little geisha, senorita and native outfits … and a host of others that were meant to have fun with workplace stereotypes but ended up offending almost everyone who saw themselves …


Fashion Week favorite Maya Hansen skipped the Madrid show last February, but with good reason: she was a bit preoccupied with her new baby, a boy named Nuno.

That left followers of the prodigiously talented and hypercreative corset maker wondering when Hansen would reappear, and what fantastical designs she’d have with her.

The answer came on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, when Hansen …

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