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Dandyesque Dress Code ~ Maison Marcy

February 6, 2017

By ALISON CONNOLLY

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

I sure do appreciate a brand that has personality.  I also appreciate a brand that incorporates adorable canines into their campaigns.  That’s where the brand Maison Marcy captured my attention.  Within moments of seeing their first image, I knew I needed to see more.  This is perhaps the first brand I’ve personally featured in the Gallery that designs for both men and women; it’s actually much harder for me to generate interest in men’s loungewear, which made me appreciate the work of Maison Marcy that much more.

This Belgium brand was established in 2012, and specializes in pajamas and loungewear with a “dandyesque” style and a “cool elegance.”  It’s preppy and luxurious without taking itself too seriously.   In fact, it is perhaps the very first upscale brand that has featured dogs wearing its designs!  The range includes a variety of colors and patterns, made using the finest Pima cotton, poplins, and satin.  Of course the designs have classic PJ finishing touches like contrast piping, mother-of-pearl buttons and special embroideries.  All of the pajamas are menswear-inspired, and have a hint of Cary Grant / Audrey Hepburn elegance injected with the quirky style of a Wes Anderson film.  The current season is more specifically influenced by Ivy League dress codes (think “Dead Poets Society”) and seventies love films like “The Way We Were” and “Love Story”.

Hopefully you will have as much fun as I did looking through these campaign images!

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie BriefsWith my favorite breed, a shiba inu!

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

Maison Marcy pajamas for men and women on Lingerie Briefs

 

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This Gallery is a visual harbor of interesting details from inside the world of lingerie as well as beyond its boundaries. From Indie Designers to Established Brands, we feature garments that are usually cutting edge and/or timeless in their design of intimate apparel.

 
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ALISON CONNOLLY (aka Alison Rubke), Social Media Manager of Lingerie Briefs since June 2015. Alison was formerly co-founder/owner of the luxury lingerie boutique Faire Frou Frou and authored the blog: Frou Frou Fashionista. She now manages a variety of individual and business accounts on various social media platforms and is a regular contributor/author on Lingerie Briefs.
 
ELLEN LEWIS, Publisher/Editor Lingerie Briefs
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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From Indie Designers to Established Brands, we feature intimate apparel fashions that are usually cutting edge and/or timeless in their design.

 
CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE:
 

 

 
ALISON CONNOLLY (aka Alison Rubke), Social Media Manager of Lingerie Briefs since June 2015. Alison was formerly co-founder/owner of the luxury lingerie boutique Faire Frou Frou and authored the blog: Frou Frou Fashionista. She now manages a variety of individual and business accounts on various social media platforms and is a regular contributor/author on Lingerie Briefs.
 
ELLEN LEWIS, Publisher/Editor Lingerie Briefs
 
 
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Tina Wilson began her career in intimate apparel graduating from Parsons School of Design after receiving a full scholarship. While in her first design job at Christian Dior Lingerie she was personally selected by as Head Designer to work on the launch of Calvin Klein Underwear, the legendary minimalist brand he created. Tina was and remains the only designer ever hired by Calvin Klein personally for this position.
 
Following 4 successful years at Calvin Klein, Tina joined the Josie Natori Company, where she became the designer for the new contemporary division.  After 5 years with Natori, the opportunity arose to be Design Director for the launch of Donna Karan Intimates. Tina was selected by Donna Karan and worked for the licensee Wacoal America for the next 12 years, where she worked intimately with Donna conceiving, fitting, and merchandising her iconic bras, underwear, shape wear, yogawear and sleepwear….
 
 
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