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Lise Charmel Dressing Floral Collection as featured on Lingerie Briefs

I have been writing about the Lise Charmel Dressing Floral Collection since 2015 when we first highlighted its bridal appeal. As its popularity has grown, Dressing Floral has established itself as a signature group in the brand portfolio. The artisanal guipure design technique crafted in a timeless deco pattern is brilliantly engineered to complement a woman’s natural curves. Coordinated sleepwear pieces fabricated in Dévourée silk could easily integrate into a woman’s wardrobe. As usual, Lise Charmel’s exclusive haute couture design techniques take center stage.… ...Read more


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Lise Charmel's Dressing Floral lingerie collection featured on Lingerie BriefsInspired by Art Deco handicrafted creations, Lise Charmel’s Dressing Floral is an ensemble of refined lingerie pieces for women looking for a chic and timeless style. The exclusive floral design motifs are implemented in Guipure style, which gives the contours a cut-out effect on a tattoo effect background. Lise Charmel's Dressing Floral lingerie collection featured on Lingerie BriefsThe collection includes 5 gorgeous bra shapes from Strapless to Full Cup and 6 panty styles, plus a seductive Suspender Belt. New this fall, gorgeous devoré silk Chemise is added to the group.… ...Read more


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True Blue ~ Lise Charmel

Matisse Cut Outs from the MOMA as seen on Lingerie Briefs

On my very first trip to France at the age of 18, I went to a Matisse exhibit at the Grand Palais and saw the painters Cut-Outs. Stunned by the symbiosis of simplicity and complexity revealed in this medium, I spent my paltry travel budget on a large poster of The Blue Nude. I was intrigued by the artist’s perfect application of shape to a space and realized the way the color blue, a key element in many of these pieces, created a calming balance to a basic form.… ...Read more


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By HELEN MASTERS

Lingerie – The Ultimate Gift ?? (TIP To Male Readers: This Column Will Solve All Your Gift Buying Headaches! )

Holiday Season in England

My recent columns have explored the themes of love and relationships and of course the difference between US and UK lingerie tastes. They have sparked some interesting comments and debate which inspired me for this next column to look into how the approach to the traditional gift season that is soon to be upon us varies between the UK and the US and, in the spirit of keeping all partnerships happy this Xmas, to unveil my top tips for lingerie gifts this season both sides of the Atlantic.… ...Read more


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By ELLEN LEWIS

 

Cool Burst by Adolf Gottlieb at Christies on Lingerie BriefsMy first exciting encounter with the color red was at an Adolf Gottlieb art retrospective at the Whitney Museum when I was 18. Gottlieb’s Burst series changed my perspective on Abstract Expressionism. As I stood transfixed before these canvases covered with dramatic gestures and careful brushstrokes, I understood the duality of purpose he wished to convey. These paintings were alive, pulsating with intent and full of emotion. They were empowering.

Lise Charmel Dressing Floral collection in Red on Lingerie Briefs

I don’t know exactly why the Lise Charmel brand so often evokes art memories such as this for me.… ...Read more


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gossamer spider webs on Lingerie Briefs

Several weeks ago, even though I told them not to bother, Lise Charmel sent me a gorgeous bra from their number one best-selling collection, Dressing Floral. Frankly, I am beastly to fit; it is rare that a delicate looking bra could support me through one of my 12 hour work days. This style is so precious; it reminds me of an ethereal spider web. Like a web, it is difficult to account for its ability to trap and contain an insect’s weight, sometimes twice its size.  … ...Read more


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I saw Lise Charmel’s current bridal collection several weeks ago in Paris. And as one would expect, it is exquisite. This acclaimed French atelier, renown for their handwork with beautiful Calais levers laces and delicate guipure, has always represented, to me, the luxury go to brand for wedding lingerie. Notice the incredibly detailed execution of the embroidery and lace.  Now they have introduced a new collection, Dressing Floral which  utilizes their expertise with guipure and applies it to a delicate tulle net that seems almost transparent on the silk fabric.… ...Read more


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