When I was 16 years old, I spent a summer in France: the goal of which was to learn to speak French. But the summer gifted me with much more than language skills. It introduced me to a culture whose respect for the female body was clear in the underpinnings of their art as well as their style. It spoke of a casual elegance, and it informed my perception of feminism. I … Read More
This month On Gossamer highlights the Mesh Underwire Bra, another style that lives up to the brand’s ethos, effortless underwear in light as air fabrics. Unlined and feeling like nothing on the skin, it is, nonetheless, engineered for comfortable support fitting sizes 32-36, A-DDD cups. An inner sling enhances support for DD-DDD cups. Emulating the attributes of a diaphanous web, it is designed in a luxury Italian mesh while, simultaneously, the inner framed construction … Read More
Today, I am singing the praises of Chantelle’s new High Support Everyday Sports Bra. This is not a sale’s pitch, merely an opinion. I feel compelled to say that this style is the most satisfying underwire sports bra that I have worn in years. That is not to say that I do not have a range of choices from excellent brands at my disposal, because I do. They do the job … Read More
My sister used to tease me: “Do any of your readers actually know what you sleep in?” And my response: “Do you have to be a painter to recognize fine art?” After all, merchandising is really a form of curating. Either you have the eye, or you do not. I have always loved the elements of fine lingerie, intricate lace patterns, exquisitely draped fabrics, precious details, and excellent tailoring. Most of all, … Read More
In this month’s photo editorial, Becky takes her inspiration from Queen Bey, Sasha Fierce, diva-extraordinaire, Beyonce.Like Beyonce’s girl power anthem, these lingerie looks are catchy, bold, undeniably aggressive, making women feel unstoppable. Shot in NYC and infused with the city’s indisputable energy, they are commanding canvasses that answer the query: Who Really Runs the World? Women do!
Hanky Panky Lingerie
Aubade, Dita von Teese, Gossard Lingerie & Falke … Read More
Going back to my college roots where I majored in Art History, I have always recognized that creativity presents itself in many forms. My attraction to the Christine Lingerie brand is anchored in the compositions of her exquisite prints and the extraordinary tailoring of Christine’s designs. They are intimate keepsakes. Women collect them. The embodiment of elegance, they can be defined by refined grace, and simple style. Once again, this season, I … Read More