Can good PR ever be a bad thing? Sure, especially when it sends your customers searching for your products, only to come away empty-handed.
That was the unusual situation faced by Petiole, the buzzy Manhattan fashion label that was dubbed “New York’s sexiest new …
Plenty of young designers graduate from fashion school with dreams of launching their own label, only to be defeated by the cruel indifference of the market and its merciless economics.
It’s hard to think of lingerie designer Layla L’Obatti as a newcomer, until you realize that her debut collection only bowed in August 2009 at the CurveNY lingerie expo in New York.
Don’t be surprised if the next big name in lingerie design belongs to a man.
Adam Sakara, a 27-year-old Montrealer, has taken his label La Fée Verte from edgy cult curiosity to celebrity must-have in barely 1½ years.
Ah, a new year and hope springs eternal once again.
No one knows that better than the people in the photos above, all independent lingerie designers who — in our considered opinion — are ready to make a big (and well-deserved) splash in 2011.