This spectacular “Instant Couture” line was inspired by the opulence of precious, ornate motifs and the enchantment felt during a stroll under the arcades in Florence by the Lise Charmel design team. Instant Couture harmoniously pairs tiered arches and artistic curves. A line with very upscale, contemporary elegance through the soft colors, and refined sensuality. The collection is extensive and includes 4 bra selections, 6 panty styles plus a nightie, camisole, blouse and shorts. (Ellen Lewis was also inspired by the collection recently.)The modern beauty of exclusive embroidery with streamlined graphics and the tulle insets bestowing transparency and lightness. Gorgeous luxury lingerie made in a silk georgette crepe material with a very feminine 2018 spirit. All the necklines and satin straps are embellished with inlaid guipure.… Read more
By ELLEN LEWIS
I am sitting here this freezing January afternoon, intent on writing a blog about the startling beauty that is Lise Charmel bridal lingerie. I imagine a winter affair; ice, blankets, wine, and romance. I think about the stunning film, Dr. Zhivago and the sensual chemistry that Omar sheriff and Julie Christie stirred in their award winning roles as the star-crossed lovers, Yuri and Lara. And even though the story is one of deprivation, the depth of character and the seductive screen play are a study in elegance. What if fate had not interfered and a wedding had taken place? What would Lara have worn beneath her wedding gown? I imagine that it would be from the Exception Charme Collection; a sexy, sophisticated triumph of lace and silk. … Read more
“Baiseurs des Fleurs” which translates from French as “kisses from flowers” is the name of Lise Charmel’s sensual, new lingerie collection (Spring/Summer 2018). Exotic and glamorous, it evokes the softness of a kiss and the delight of a seductive floral scent.
With the expert craftsmanship indicative of Lise Charmel’s luxury lingerie, these pieces use a unique guipure insert created by 5 different color silk threads. The result is exquisite high quality embroidery with a very fine, flat finish. Exclusive leavers lace trimming details these silk satin plissé pieces, available in rich solid colors and an exclusive ink jet prints.
Worthy of a boudoir romance or dramatic holiday party attire, every piece in this provocative haute couture collection insures a grand entrance. Baiseurs des Fleurs is featured in the … Read more
By ELLEN LEWIS
It has been awhile since I compared a museum worthy work of art to a piece of lingerie. But when I saw the Lise Charmel Spring 2018 Fleurs de Jungle Collection at Curve last August, it was an easy make. This lush jungle print evokes Henri Rousseau’s 1910 painting, The Dream. A masterpiece emblematic of much of Rousseau’s work, the chimerical imagery is a harbinger of surrealism. Complicated color compositions (this painting is reputed to have 22 shades of green) and intriguing juxtapositions create an exotic landscape.
Fleurs de Jungle’s vibrant color palette speaks for itself. But it’s the correlation of French leavers laces, detailed embroidery and 19mm silk in tandem with this luscious print that defines these intimates as a Lise Charmel masterpiece. Meant to evoke … Read more
Lise Charmel‘s seductive ‘Evening of Venise’ (Soir de Venise) collection inspired by the sumptuous Venetian patterns and beautiful masks has added a new NAVY shade for AW17, plus coordinated silk lingerie styles and a new 3-part full cup bra.
Evoking the sensuality and magic of a haute-couture jewelry embroidery, the Soir de Venise collection consists of a delicate combination of chiseled embroidery encrusted with guipure, dotted with Swarovski rhinestones, and luxurious lace from Calais. The cuts spotlight tapered, elegant silhouettes with a unique allure inspired by Venetian art.
Lise Charmel’s seductive Soir de Venise lingerie collection consists of seven bras styles including the new full-figure, 3 part full cup bra. There are also eight panty shapes, a garter belt, a waistband garter and even a corset with … Read more