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Punch-Hole Love
Posted by richard | April 2, 2014

If your underwear has holes in it, that usually means it’s time to go shopping.

Unless you’re wearing something from the upcoming fall collection by NYC lingerie label Unforeseen Circumstances, which has turned hole-y underwear into a kind of pop art fashion statement.

Several pieces in the new collection are riddled with punched holes of various sizes — drive-by-shooting chic, perhaps?

Actually, the point …

Unforeseen Signs Of Spring
Posted by Lingerie Talk | February 24, 2014

New York boutique label Unforeseen Circumstances enjoyed some gains last year, thanks to a fortuitous collaboration with artist Reed Anderson that resulted in several memorably original prints. For 2014, designer Teo Griscom continues to hone what has become her signature look: rootsy, urban underfashions in muted monotones with occasional exclamations of pop-art color.

The new spring collection includes a couple of swimwear pieces, the hip …

Other Shades Of Grey
Posted by richard | October 15, 2013

The moodboard that inspired the fall collection from indie label Unforeseen Circumstances is full of images of pavement, sidewalks and slate-colored skies.

Not the sort of thing that typically inspires a lingerie collection, but it’s not out of character for the arty New York label. Designer Teo Griscom looks for patterns in both the natural and built worlds, and is fascinated with unconventional uses of …

Changing Circumstances
Posted by richard | March 7, 2013

Teo Griscom is one of those rare lingerie designers who truly express themselves through their work, the way painters pour their feelings onto a canvas.

She weaves together inspirations from her travels, her studies and her interactions with the art and fashion worlds, resulting in brainy collisions of color and form that are impossible to replicate and miles removed from any current trends.

Teo’s small …

Poignant Tribute to a Modern Master
Posted by richard | February 28, 2012

Last year’s lingerie creations from the artistic New York label Unforeseen Circumstances were all about fabric — specifically, the airy linen netting that was used in many of designer Teo Griscom‘s pieces. Was there a more original idea in designer lingerie all year?

For 2012, Teo continues her intriguing explorations, although this time her focus is on color — specifically, the desert palette of …

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