For fans of the lingerie-as-outerwear trend,Pattricia A. Garde is a gem of a brand. It was founded in 2015 by Teerawit Jenwitthayachai, who, after studying fashion design in both Bangkok and Paris, discovered she couldn’t find any bras she liked after returning to Thailand. So she set out to design some herself!
While Teerawit believes that lingerie should be functional, she also views it as an accessory. Just like a bracelet or a pair of shoes, it’s something you wear to express yourself.… Read More
By ASI EFROSI first met with the UK-based bodacious young designer, Sofia Bianchi, at the Flying Solo New York Fashion Week in September 2021 where Sofia debuted her futuristic collection of slick dance-inspired bodywear. While watching her creations flow against the blue sky of the rooftop runway I knew that I was witnessing the work of rare talent. After the event, Sofia graciously shared the details of her life and her artistic pursuit. This is our conversation.
Q. How do you see your purpose as a creator and designer? … Read More
Somewhere up near the top of my current lingerie wishlist is a set by Miss Vivienne, a small Scottish brand created by Vivienne Lynch. Launched in 2017 right after she completed a fashion degree, this indie label has since grown into a small team of four people who still create everything in house and on a made-to-order basis, in line with the brand’s ethos for ethical and sustainable production.
It’s a brand that I constantly see others wearing on Instagram, where it always catches my eye thanks to considered silhouettes and visually-impactful fabric choices.… Read More
Fabulously fun and floral, Jordan de Ruiter is a Canada-based lingerie and special occasion wear brand after my own heart. Her aesthetic is distinctively whimsical: from triangle bralettes to cupless corsets for layering over outerwear, to, most recently, Bridgerton-inspired ‘short stay’ bra tops, her pieces are perfectly on-trend while also feeling instantly recognizable as belonging to her brand.
This signature look is all thanks to her excellent eye for fabrics. Many Jordan de Ruiter pieces are adorned with florals, be it an embroidery, a lace, a print, or a multi-colored sequined tulle.… Read More
I’m excited to have spoken with a connoisseur of all things intimate, Guido Campello, Co-CEO of Journelle. In this must-watch “Intimate Talks” interview, Guido shares the history of his family’s lingerie business, as well as speaks on the subjects of creative entrepreneurship, education, inclusivity, and innovation.
Guido Campello was born and raised in Miami in a family of immigrants who embodied the best traditions of the Italian lingerie craft. Now iconic, the lingerie brand Cosabella, was an American dream that the Campello’s have brought to life for over 30 years.… Read More
There’s a reason that Italian lingerie is regarded as some of the most luxurious, if understated, in the world, and it’s because of brands such as Flora Lastraioli who are still out there crafting things the ‘old way’.
Founded in Florence, Italy in 1932, this brand has been passed down from generation to generation, along with its traditional construction technique know-how. Today, Flora Lastraioli is owned by Matteo Pecchiolo, great grandson of Ms. Flora and a skilled designer, tailor and patternmaker in his own right.… Read More
“Wear lingerie you want, not the one you must,” is a motto of an extraordinary high-end lingerie company, based in Poland. Movelle lingerie has been created to free feminine confidence and build self-esteem, allowing each woman to conquer the world on her terms.
Leia Longline Bra and Briefs
The founder, Magdalena Palmer, is the epitome of honesty, and appreciation for her craft, as well as for the women who wear her pieces. Every piece in her focused range of bras and panties is a marvel of ingenuity.… Read More