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Paris Salon International de la Lingerie Fall 2017 ~ My Take

February 7, 2017

Aubade on Lingerie BriefsAubade

I am just back from Paris and the semi-annual Salon International de la Lingerie and Interfiliѐre shows. Last week, I gave you an overview of what I believe to be the most important trends driving design in Intimate Apparel as we move forward into 2018. The critical story told at Interfiliѐre, best captured in the fairy-tale installation “Whisperings” paid homage to the lightness of lingerie. But wandering through the Salon, which showcases fall 2017 product, it was quite obvious that lightness was already a major message, particularly in lace, embroidery and garment structure. There is lots of tulle, mesh and sheer details. Straps still prevail, enabling sheer fabrics to partake in a direction one might identify as body mapping. The impact of feminine crossover dressing is apparent in slips, “dresses” and corsetry. All hail to the granny pant (hi-waisted brief), wireless and triangle bras. The curvy category has finally expanded to offer this woman multiple fashion options. Casual or over the top, metallic highlights were evident. Sports bras continue their upswing with innovative construction. Color palettes are dominated by pink, pale roses, blues and green and nothing makes more of an impact than the use of yellow. It is everywhere. Red and black as always and lots of nude mixed with color. In fact, nude takes on a fashion life of its own, ranging from blush pinks to toffee and cappuccino. The best prints showed movement and of course, there were flowers, but it was how they were used that mattered. The key to all of this is the juxtaposition of fabrics, prints, colors and attitude.  It is difficult to separate the trends as they seem to blend together to tell an entirely new story in lingerie; a story of unexpected beauty and creative thought

Take your time with this blog. There are over 60 images here; just a taste of what I saw and the pictures I captured.

Murmer on Lingerie BriefsMurmer

Le Journal Intime on Lingerie BriefsLe Journal Intime

Lin on Lingerie BriefsLyn

Le Maison Lejaby and Room 24 on Lingerie BriefsMaison Lejaby and Room 24

Murmer on Lingerie BriefsMurmer

Mimi Holliday on Lingerie BriefsMimi Holliday

Prelude and Lyn

Elise Anderegg on Lingerie BriefsElise Anderegg

Elise Anderegg on Lingerie BriefsElise Anderegg

Akiko Ogawa on Lingerie BriefsAkiko Ogawa

Mimi Holliday on Lingerie BriefsMimi Holliday

gilda and Pearl and Le Petit Trou on Lingerie BriefsGilda & Pearl and Le Petit Trou

Edge of Beyond an Dora Larsen on Lingerie BriefsEdge of Beyond and Dora Larsen

Loveday London and Vannina Vesperini on Lingerie BriefsLoveday London and VanniaVesperini

Unabella and Oscalito on Lingerie BriefsUnabella and Oscalito

Les Jupons de Tess on Lingerie BriefsLes Jupons de Tess

Paloma Casile on Lingerie BriefsPaloma Casile

Mimi Holliday and Kriss Soonik on Lingerie BriefsMimi Holliday and Kriss Soonik

Marie Jo on lingerie BreifsMarie Jo

Simone Perele on Lingerie BriefsSimone Perele

Chasney Beauty on Lingerie BriefsChasney Beauty

Only Hearts and Naeli on Lingerie BriefsOnly Hearts and Naelie

Mimi Holliday o Lingerie BriefsMimi Holliday

Lise Charmel and Lisca on Lingerie BriefsLise Charmel and Lisca

Maison Lejaby on Lingerie BriefsLe Maison Lejaby

Lou on Lingerie briefsLOU

Prima Donna on Lingerie BriefsPrima Donna

Empreinte on Lingerie BriefsEmpreinte

Impudique de Cantazarro on Lingerie BriefsImpudique de Cantazarro

Toro & Naoko n Lingerie BriefsToro & Naoko

Formamode and Inamorata on Lingerie BriefsFormamode and Bluebella

Prelude and Andres Sarda on Lingerie BriefsPrelude and Andres Sarda

Room 669 on Lingerie BriefsRoom 669

Maya Hansen on lingerie BriefsMaya Hansen

Corsetorium and Maison Close on Lingerie BriefsCorsetorium and Maison Close

Cadolle and Jane Woolrich and Dance With Me on Lingerie BriefsCadolle and Jane Woolrich and Dance With Me

Madame O on Lingerie BriefsMadame O

Aubade and Rougette by Tutti Rouge on Lingerie BriefsAubade and Rougette by Tutti Rouge

Panache on Lingerie BriefsPanache

Chasney Beauty on Lingerie BriefsChasney Beauty

Elomi on Lingerie BriefsElomi

La Nouvelle and Oscalito on Lingerie BriefsLa Nouvelle and Oscalito

Le Chat on Lingerie BriefsLe Chat

Cosabella on Lingerie BriefsCosabella

Hanky Panky on Lingerie BriefsHanky Panky

Panache and Anita on Lingerie BriefsPanache and Anita

Undress Code on Lingerie BriefsUndress Code

Mimi Holliday on Lingerie BriefsMimi Holliday

Room 24 and Akiko OgawaRoom 24 and Akiko Ogawa

Chantelle on Lingerie BriefsChantelle

Cadolle and Amoralle on Lingerie BriefsCadolle and Amoralle

Chantelle on Lingerie BriefsChantelle

Marie Jo L'Aventure on Lingerie BriefsMarie Jo L’Aventure

Andres Sarda on Lingerie BriefsAndres Sarda

Room 24 on Lingerie BriefsRoom 24

Aubade and Lise Charmel on Lingerie BriefsAubade and Lise Charmel

Esquisse on Lingerie BriefsEsquisse

Room 24 on Lingerie BriefsRoom 24

Panache and Chambers on Lingerie BriefsPanache and Chambers

Rose Fulbright on Lingerie BriefsRose Fulbright

Yolke on Lingerie BriefsYolke

Asceno on Lingerie BriefsAsceno

Alt and Co on Lingerie BriefsAlt & Co

 
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Lingerie Briefs is my virtual Lingerie boutique. The merchandise that I feature are all products I have personally reviewed and which I would be proud to carry in my own shop. It is an artistic and literary destination providing insight to both the Lingerie Industry and Lingerie Consumer. Our mission is to prove that … 
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